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Postponed: BactiVac - 3rd Annual Network Meeting

Kilifi, Kenya
Tuesday, 24 March, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, 27 March, 2020 - 14:00


The BactiVac Network 3rd Annual Network Meeting is hosted in collaboration with the KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP). This event is currently postponed until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak.​

The dynamic 4-day event builds on the success of BactiVac Inaugural Meeting in 2018 and 2nd Annual Network Meeting in 2019. The 2020 meeting is being held in Kenya to showcase research in an LMIC setting, and the facilities and environment where vaccine research is translated into real benefits to local communities. Registration is now open.

Hear from internationally renowned speakers from the world of bacterial vaccinology throughout a 2-day scientific programme, including:

  • Professor Samir Saha, Head of Microbiology Department, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Bangladesh
  • Dr Beno Nyam Yakubu, Assistant Director, Clinical Trial Division, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria
  • Dr Francis J. Ndowa, Specialist Venereologist-Dermatologist, Director, Skin & GU Medicine Clinic, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Dr Frederick Sawe, Acting Director, Kenya Medical Research Institute/United States Arm Medical Research Directorate-Africa/Kenya

Abstract Submissions: Applications are now closed
Abstract submissions for poster presentation are invited from Network members – full details are available on our website. 

Travel Bursary: Applications are now closed
BactiVac will offer financial support to attend the meeting to members – please see our website for further details and criteria for application.

Early bird registration deadline: 14 January 2020 (23:59 GMT)  

For more details and regular updates, please follow BactiVac on Twitter @BactiVac using the hashtag #BactiVacEvents. 


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