Arts, communication & tropical diseases; meet the members & dates for the diary!
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Dear colleague,
This past month has been busy as ever at the ISNTD, with many highlights including our first ISNTD Water Awards rewarding outstanding innovations in WASH for tropical health, catching up with Members globally and shaping next year's ISNTD Festival at the Barbican Centre with our fantastic Patrons! We look forward to hopefully catching up with you too soon and please do get in touch with updates from your research and activities!   
Calling all scientists & creatives! 
Can you offer creative solutions to tropical health challenges?
We are holding our ISNTD Festival at the Barbican Centre on February 23rd 2017. This unique event is bringing together the creative & communications industries with the field of tropical diseases. We have a global call for some of the best content in media & communication - contact to showcase your behaviour change interventions, photos from the field, films, comics, songs, poster campaigns, mass media TV spots... or register here to attend!
Countdown to Patrons' challenges! 
10, 9, 8... 7 days left until the first of our ISNTD Festival Patrons Challenge is officially launched! The Patrons of our ISNTD Festival are setting out some of the most exciting global health and communications challenges to you - calling all scientists, gamers, app developers, artists, PR specialists, actors... to come up with bold solutions to their specific challenges. Prizes include a 10,000 euro cash prize, internships, exclusive partnership... Watch this space!
One more lap of honour for our winners of the 2016 ISNTD Water Innovation Awards! 
For those who may have missed this, at the ISNTD Water conference on November 1st, the ISNTD presented a collaborative cohort of 11 organisations with awards for outstanding innovations in water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH) with significant impact on tropical health. Read all about it here in our Meeting Report (PDF) and congratulations once again to our winners! 
Members in focus
Catch some "Infectious Thoughts" as we speak with our Members about current issues in NTDs and their ongoing research. 
Dr. Maria Clara Echeverry Guitan (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Leishmaniasis; treatment resistance & search for new treatments; Colombia; Conflict

ISNTD Festival
Film & creative industries for change
Feb 23rd 2017
Barbican Centre London
Register - ISNTD Festival
Drug discovery, development & diagnostics 
May 16-17th 2017
Wellcome Trust London
Register - ISNTD d3
Dr. Vincent Owino (icipe)
Sleeping sickness; novel diagnostics & treatments

ISNTD Bites 
Integrated vector control & entomology 
March 21 2017
Institute of Child Health 
Register - ISNTD Bites
ISNTD Water & Awards
Water, sanitation & hygiene for global health
Institute of Child Health, UCL
Q4 2017 
Register interest!
Dr. Janet Daly (University of Nottingham)
Virology esp. influenza, Japanese encephalitis, dengue; OneHealth & zoonotic approaches
Chagas Roundtable
April 6th 2017
Washington D.C. 

Register interest!
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