Annual Meeting 2019: One Health

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Date and time: 
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - 5:00pm

One Health: New perspectives in surveillance and healthcare delivery

Date: 17–18 September 2019

Location: Liverpool

CME points: 12 over the two days.

Bringing together speakers at the forefront of tropical medicine and global health, our 2019 meeting will explore two major One Health themes: surveillance and delivery of healthcare through the cross-cutting lenses of economics, social sciences, technology and more.

The meeting is part of the European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health; Annual Meeting delegates will join 1,500 scientists and experts from across the world, sharing research and innovation.

Speakers include:

  • Felicity Algate, Director, Behavioural Insights Team: North
  • Dr John Amuasi, Executive Director, African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Professor Sarah Cleaveland, Professor of Comparative Epidemiology, University of Glasgow
  • Graeme Cooke, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Professor Eric Fèvre, Chair of Veterinary Infectious Diseases, University of Liverpool
  • Dorcas Gwata, public health specialist working with people affected by gang culture in London, and global mental health specialist working across Sub-Sahara Africa
  • Professor Peter Hotez, Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Professor Heidi Larson, Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science and Director of The Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Professor David Lalloo, Director of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa
  • Professor David Molyneux, Editor-in-Chief, RSTMH journal, International Health
  • Professor Baron Peter Piot, Director of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Dr Allan Saul, Institute Director of GSK Vaccines Institute for Global Health
  • Profess the Lord Sandy Trees, Crossbench member of the House of Lords
  • Professor Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Development
  • Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health and Social Care

As always, this meeting provides an opportunity for RSTMH members and supporters to come together and network. It will include the RSTMH medals and awards ceremony, at which we will be presenting the Sir Patrick Manson and Chalmers Medals, and our Presidents Reception, where you can meet our new President.

Delegates will:

  • Learn from expert speakers on surveillance and healthcare delivery
  • Hear turbo talks on the most recent research in One Health
  • Explore how to use behavioural insights and nudge theory to promote diversity in the One Health approach
  • Feed into a panel developing ideas, views and evidence for RSTMH to take forward in the coming year
  • View posters and network with colleagues from around the world at an RSTMH reception on 17 September

 View the full programme here


Our exclusive Annual Meeting ticket includes:

  • Engaging speakers: keynotes, panel discussions, interactive sessions -  full list here
  • Social events: entry to the welcome reception of ECTMIH 2019 on Monday 16 September and the RSTMH Presidents reception on Tuesday 17 September


Full period members

Standard €360, Student/Retired/LMIC member €215

Full period non-members

Standard €440, Student/Retired/LMIC €255

Book here

Day tickets

Day one: One Health and surveillance

  • In conversation with Peter Piot and David Lalloo
  • Panel on the challenges of the next 25 years of tropical medicine and global health
  • Keynote by Peter Hotez
  • RSTMH activities include the award ceremony and Presidents reception

Price: €265 |Student/Retired/LMIC - €115. Book here

Day two: One Health and healthcare delivery

  • Panel on the future of research and development
  • Concluding super panel chaired by Chris Whitty

Price: €265 |Student/Retired/LMIC - €115 Book here

Practical details

New parents are welcome to bring their children, a breastfeeding room will be provided. 

The meeting will also include our AGM. RSTMH members and fellows can attend the AGM for free. If you would like to attend just the AGM, please contact


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