International Conference on Innovations for the Elimination

and Control of Visceral Leishmaniasis (IEC-VL)

Nov 28-30, 2018 New Delhi, India

Program by Day

Wednesday 28 November 2018
• Keynote address • Epidemiology and Surveillance of Leishmaniasis in Asia and Africa
• Sand fly/Leishmania interaction • Aspects of sand fly biology relevant to VL control
• Host-Parasite interactions and their Genomics
in Leishmaniasis
• Immunological responses and immunopathology
• PKDL and transmission  
Thursday 29 November 2018
• Keynote address • Non-invasive field adapted tools (and biomarkers) for
VL diagnosis and test of cure
• VL new Drug discovery/photochemicals • Chemotherapy and drug resistance
• Vaccine Development
Friday 30 November 2018
• CL in Indian subcontinent, epidemiology, therapeutics and control • Kala-azar elimination and its sustainability in South Asia
• Basic research • Platform for Research and control
• Integration of Innovation into health programmes and health systems • Experiences in the journey towards Leishmania control and elimination