Neglected tropical diseases

34th General Conference - International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control (ISCTRC)

Date: 11–15 September 2017
Venue: Livingstone, Zambia

300 participants from the 36 affected African countries and international organizations are expected to attend the 5-day conference, with over 100 scientific papers being presented. Research emanating from ISCTRC scientific community is providing new information for smarter methods of tsetse and trypanosomiasis control.

ISCTRC is a statutory Council of the African Union Commission established in the early 60s as a vehicle to promote international cooperation in the fight against trypanosomiasis. Membership includes: Africa Union Member States, Africa Union Pan African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Eradication Campaign, International organizations, including FAO, WHO and the IAEA.