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The 10th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research

The 10th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research will take place in Trondheim 14-15 March 2017. The host of this year's conference is the Faculty of Medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). A student conference will be held on 13 March.


Title 2017: Ensuring healthy lives for all? The title of the conference is Ensuring healthy lives for all? The conference will present Norwegian and international research on global health in light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The conference is a meeting place for Norwegian and international researchers, students, health professionals, policy makers, representatives from biotech, and others with an interest in global health. It is an arena for presentations and discussions on current subjects on research for improved health in low- and lower-middle income countries and of relevance for Norwegian research environments. The conference remains the main platform and meeting place for all GLOBVAC supported research projects within all the thematic areas of the programme.


The conference is organized in four parallel sessions:

  1. Inequity and unfinished agendas
  2. Innovative approaches to improve health
  3. Interaction, collaboration and new partnerships
  4. Implementation and impact

For more details on the conference, please read the concept note (PDF - 319 KB) .

Student conference
We are proud to announce that there will be a student conference in Trondheim on 13 March. The theme of the student conference is linked to the theme of the GLOBVAC conference. See the concept note here (PDF - 79 KB) .

Registration deadline is set to 1 February 2017
We will make an announcement as soon as the conference registration opens.

Researcher symposia/workshops - Call for applications
Conference participants are invited to organize a symposium as part of the conference programme. Please find more information and the online form to submit an application here.

The deadline for submitting symposium/workshop applications is 15 September 2016.

Poster abstracts – Call for applications
All participants, but students in particular, are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations at the conference. The best poster will receive an award during the conference. Both research quality and poster lay out, as well as dissemination quality will be important criteria for the committee when deciding the winner.

The deadline for submitting poster abstracts is 14 October 2016.

Feed-back on acceptance/request for any revisions will be given by 18 November 2016.

Note that it is considered mandatory for all GLOBVAC projects to present posters. Abstracts from these projects will be given preference in the selection process.

Find more information about the application for poster abstracts as well as the online submission form here.

The conference venue
Read more about the conference venue here.

Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel, Trondheim (Photo: Raddisson Blu)

The conference is a joint initiative between seven actors involved with Global Health Research in Norway:


Written by:
Wenche Dageid Seniorrådgiver +47 22 03 75 10
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