ISNTD 2021

Drug discovery & development, diagnostics and vaccines for tropical diseases

Feb 24-25th 2021, online



From diagnosis to treatment - from treatment to surveillance, elimination and global goals 

ISNTD d³ 2021 addresses the current gaps and collaboration opportunities across malaria, neglected tropical diseases and diseases of poverty to accelerate drug discovery & development, vaccine R&D and uptake, and diagnostics and surveillance opportunities.


This year, ISNTD d³ will focus on recent developments, gaps and future needs of drug discovery, treatments and diagnostics in context of global health as well as broader challenges.

Presentations & panel discussions will run on both days, and partnership meetings can be arranged throughout the day.

Workshops on focused technologies and skills run concurrently throughout both days.


Please contact for further details including speaking & attending and to become a conference sponsor.

Day 1: Feb 24th 2021

Drug Discovery & Development

Introduction: challenges in tropical disease control - from pipeline gaps to surveillance needs

Session 1 - Pipeline gaps: advancing treatment for diseases of poverty


Session 2 - Platforms and Tools


Session 3 - Open innovation: next steps for open collaboration in neglected disease drug discovery 


Session 4 - Disease specific sessions & Clinical trials session


Concluding remarks

Day 2: Feb 25th 2021


Session 1: Collaboration in malaria & tropical diseases: developing surveillance & diagnosis to accelerate advocacy, funding & disease control

Session 2: Connectivity, technology and innovative diagnostics & disease focus workshops

Session 3: Diagnostics, surveillance and WHO targets: the role of diagnostics in the end-game


Concluding panel

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