[Todos CMAT] Fifth EDCTP Forum

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FIFTH EDCTP FORUM: call for abstracts and opening of registration

FECHA: 12 - 14 October 2009

LUGAR: Arusha, Tanzania.

The Forum’s theme, “Fighting HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: One 
World, One Partnership” reflects the global call for all partners and 
stakeholders to work in unison and synergy to rid the world the scourge 
of these diseases of poverty. EDCTP is pleased to announce that 
registration for the Forum is now open and invites researchers involved 
on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria to submit their abstract.


All persons wishing to attend this forum are encouraged to register 
online. Registration is now open and the online registration form 
ensures an easy processing of your registration. Please note that the 
call for abstracts is also open until 31 MARCH 2009, and abstracts 
should be submitted upon registration.


The Fifth EDCTP Forum Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts on 
clinical research on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. All accepted 
abstracts will be presented in roundtable and plenary sessions or as 
electronic poster. There will be a limited number of bursaries, 
particularly African researchers from Africa. Please read the Bursaries 
section on the website for more information. EDCTP grantees and 
collaborators are especially encouraged to submit abstracts.

Abstracts can be submitted in the following categories:


* Tuberculosis

* Malaria

* Cross-cutting issues (including Capacity Development, Networking, 
Ethics & Regulatory Affairs).

The deadline for abstract submission is 31 March 2009. All submitted 
abstracts will be reviewed on EDCTP relevance and scientific quality by 
the Forum Scientific Committee. All applicants will be informed of the 
outcome of the review before 31 May 2009. Authors whose abstracts have 
been accepted will receive further instructions for presenting their 

POR MÁS INFORMACIÓN: Fifth EDCTP Forum website: www.edctpforum2009.org

Virginia Pereyra
Facultad de Ciencias
Universidad de la República
Iguá 4225

(598.2) 525.86.18 - 22 /122

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