NCD Synergies has compiled a list of upcoming events of interest to our community addressing NCDs and injuries in settings of extreme poverty. We will also include information about future NCD Synergies hosted events.
To submit events to be featured in the NCD Synergies calendar, contact us.
United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 (New York) – 25-27 Sept
The United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda will be held from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York and convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly.
Pan-African Society of Cardiology Congress 2015 (Mauritius) – 3-7 Oct
“The Joint Pan African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) Congress and the Cardiovascular Society of Mauritius CVS(M) will be held at InterContinental Resort Balaclava Fort from 03 – 07 October 2015. This multidisciplinary meeting on heart disease, stroke and diabetes will be addressing challenges in Africa in respect of these conditions. The meeting will offer delegates opportunities for professional development and networking.”
International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (Brisbane) – 7-10 Oct
“The Joint Annual Conference of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes and Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group, also known as ISPAD+APEG 2015. The scientific program is reflected by the motto of the conference, “Leaping over Barriers,” and is underscored by plenary sessions and symposia that highlight how biological, technological, psychological and logistic barriers can be overcome to improve outcomes of care for children and adolescents with diabetes, as well as new research findings in and practical aspects of pediatric endocrinology.”
AORTIC 2015 10th International Conference on Cancer in Africa (Marrakech) – 18-22 Nov
“Under the theme “Roadmap to cancer control in Africa”, topics discussed at the AORTIC 2015 conference will include cutting-edge cancer management and basic science and clinical research on cancers relevant to Africa. This includes the following: National Cancer Control Plans (NCCPs), Cancer Registration, Basic Sciences, Genetics, Epigenetics, Site-specific Cancers, Biomarkers, Novel Therapies, Radiation, Chemotherapy, Epidemiology, Diagnostic Support Services, Ethics and Good Clinical Practice, HIV-AIDS-related cancers, Palliative Care and Oncology Nursing.
The conference will consist of a combination of “Meet the Experts” breakfast sessions, interactive workshops, industry symposia, plenary sessions and free communications of research performed in Africa and internationally. Speakers will be drawn from across the globe representing high quality expertise in the field of oncology.”
World Diabetes Congress (Vancouver) – 30 Nov-4 Dec
“The World Diabetes Congress is the world’s largest global diabetes meeting and the only truly global meeting bringing together over 12,000 delegates, more than 300 high-level speakers, and representatives from over 230 national diabetes associations from 170 countries and territories. The Congress unities the global diabetes community, providing an essential forum for the dissemination and promotion of leading scientific advances and knowledge on practical aspects related to diabetes care, education, and advocacy. Over recent years, the major burden of the epidemic is increasingly falling on low and middle-income countries, highlighting the importance for diabetes education and the rights of people living with diabetes.”
The 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health (Cape Town) – 2-6 Dec
“The 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa on 2-6 December 2015. The conference theme is “A New Agenda: Lung Health Beyond 2015”. This theme reflects the changing landscape of global public health, and the new era of action that we will embark on together in the coming years.
The five-day scientific programme will address how these new agendas will influence the inter-related fights against tuberculosis, HIV, lung disease and non-communicable diseases, as well as the global campaign for tobacco control. We will convene leaders from around the world and identify solutions for achieving success in the post-2015 era of global health and development.”