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The International Schistosomiasis Community will celebrate the Global Health Institute in Brazil

Publish Date

27 JUL 2018


At the occasion of the 15th International Symposium on Schistosomiasis, the Global Health Institute will hold a celebrative event in Rio de Janeiro in the presence of the global health and scientific schistosomiasis community

Representatives from the Global Health Institute’s team will soon travel to Brazil to join the scientific schistosomiasis community at the 15th International Symposium on Schistosomiasis (Aug. 1-3, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro).

This Symposium represents the main scientific conference of the year devoted uniquely to this disease; it will be run under the theme of ‘elimination of schistosomiasis as a public health problem’.  

The Institute will also hold a booth at the conference.

In concomitance with this symposium, on August 2nd, the Global Health Institute will be celebrated by the global health and schistosomiasis community as the unique Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, organization dedicated to developing and delivering innovative and integrated health solutions for infectious diseases to underserved populations worldwide. More information on the Institute at:  www.emdglobalhealthinstitute.com; www.emdgroup.com/mghi