25- 26 JUNE 2018

The Fourth Symposium on Surveillance-Response Systems Leading to Tropical Disease Elimination which is scheduled on 25-26 June 2018 in Shanghai, co-sponsored by the National Institute of Parasitic Diseases (NIPD) of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).

The fourth symposium is predicted to attract more than 200 Chinese and international scientists, both from industrialized and developing countries, and several agreements on pilot research/control cooperation are expected to be signed. The venue will include a back-to-back final evaluation meeting for the China-UK-Tanzania pilot project on malaria control and elimination on 21-24 June 2018; a third workshop on INCASE on 26 June 2018; an editorial meeting for the Infectious Diseases of Poverty journal on 25 June 2018; and annual workshop of the RNAS+ on 26-27 June2018.

The updated details for the tentative programme of the symposium can be found at the website http://srs.ipd.org.cn/.