TB 2018 will be held on 22 July 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands immediately preceding the 2018 International AIDS Conference.
The International AIDS Society (IAS) in collaboration with the Stop TB Partnership and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will host TB 2018 as an official pre-conference of the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) to be held on 23-27 July 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
TB 2018 will take place on 22 July 2018 at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre under the theme Bridging the TB and HIV Communities.
The meeting will be an opportunity to highlight the key scientific challenges related to TB and TB/HIV research on prevention, diagnosis and treatment to set the stage for the United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB to be held in September this year, and will focus on cutting-edge research gaps to address concrete service delivery issues, translating science into practice.
The co-chairs of TB 2018 will be:
- Adeeba Kamarulzaman, University of Malaya/IAS Governing Council
- Frank Cobelens, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development
- Lucica Ditiu, Stop TB Partnership
- Yogan Pillay, South Africa National Department of Health
Abstracts submitted to AIDS 2018 may be considered for poster or oral presentation at TB 2018, as well as AIDS 2018 prizes and awards, including the IAS TB/HIV Research Prizes. The abstract submission deadline is 5 February 2018.
Source: Stop TB Partnership