9th International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World
About the conference
Recognizing the need to build capacity in lower-income countries for the prevention of birth defects and preterm birth and care of those affected, the goal of these biennial conferences has been to provide specific practical tools and approaches that developing country participants can use to implement and strengthen surveillance and health care delivery and influence policy and funding in support when they return to their respective countries.
The 9th International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World to be held from 23 – 26 October 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Read more
Bogotá D.C., Colombia (2017), Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (2015), Cebu, Philippines (2013); Lodz, Poland (2011); New Delhi, India (2009); Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2007); Beijing, China (2005); Johannesburg, South Africa, (2001).
Who should attend?
Health care providers, policymakers, researchers, donors, parent-patient organizations, other NGOs and youth volunteers from across the world interested in strengthening reproductive, maternal, newborn and child and adolescent health, with a focus on the prevention of birth defects, preterm birth and associated disabilities.
- Call For Abstracts – 01 February 2019
- Submission Deadline – 30 April 2019
- Acceptance Notification – 30 June 2019
- Registration Deadline – 15 August 2019