Alison Krentel, PhD, and her team joined the Canadian Conference for Global Health in Ottawa
BRI's Alison Krentel, PhD, and her team joined the Canadian Conference for Global Health and the Global Health Students and Young Professionals Meeting in Ottawa.
Alison chaired a session called “Public-private partnership for the control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases," which featured speakers from McGill, WHO and effect:hope. She and Dr. Pamela Mbabazi, from the World Health Organization HQ, also led a learning event entitled “the sexual and reproductive health issue you’ve never heard about: female genital schistosomiasis."
The Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNNTD), a partnership between effect:hope and BRI, led a symposium at the Global Health Students and Young Professionals meeting the following day. Mary Ellen Sellers and BRI young NTD advocates led global health students through a quiz on NTDs and a case study. Dan Dilliott presented a poster on the acceptability study in Papua New Guinea.