International Research Conference

Conference Announcement

NOGUCHI MEMORIAL INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH  College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana

International Research Conference

THEME: Meeting Global Health Challenges: 40 Years of Innovative Research at NMIMR

DATE: 28—29 November, 2019

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), as part of its 40th Anniversary Celebration, is organizing a 2-day International Conference at NMIMR, Accra, Ghana. The conference will bring together both local and international scientists in the fields of communicable and non-communicable diseases and other issues of public health importance.


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Confirmed Speakers: 

 • Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation; Physician and Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Ghana.

• Sir Brian M. Greenwood, Manson Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom and the first recipient of Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize.

 • Prof. Jonathan Stiles, Professor, Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology, Director, Office of Career Connections, Associate Director, NRMN/RROC and Co-Director, UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellows Program. Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA.

• Prof Hiroshi Kiyono, Associate Dean, The Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Japan.

 • Prof. Kwadwo K. Koram, Professor of Epidemiology and Past Director of NMIMR, Accra, Ghana

• Prof. Michael D. Wilson, Professor of Parasitology, NMIMR, Accra, Ghana.

• Dr Robert Skov, Senior Consultant, National AMR Coordinator, Lead of International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistant Solution, Statens Serum Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark.

• Dr Chewe Luo Associate Director and Chief of the HIV/AIDS UNICEF, New York, USA. 

Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of Africa CDC, Ethiopia


Call for Abstracts Submission deadline: 15th September, 2019 at 17.00 hours GMT

Format of abstract:

Title of Abstract

Authors and affiliations

Presentation — without sections

Number of words —  2000 characters with spaces (300 words)

Font type and size — Times New Roman 12pts


Abstract acceptance notices will be sent out on the 10th of October, 2019

Accepted abstracts will be published as is, without editing

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The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), set up in 1979 as a semi autonomous institute of the University, is the leading biomedical research facility in Ghana.

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