Conference Coverage by CNS Correspondents

CNS Correspondents provide issue-focussed coverage from health and development conferences/ meetings or events happening around the world, especially in Asian and African region. 

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Forthcoming conferences where CNS will provide coverage:

* 5th National Workshop on Diabetic Foot Care, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India: March 2014

* XX International AIDS Conference, Australia: July 2014

* 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Spain: October 2014

Past conferences covered by CNS Correspondents:
 * 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (7th APCRSHR), Manila, Philippines: January 2014

* 6th National Conference of AIDS Society of India (ASICON 2013), Mumbai: December 2013

* 11th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP), Bangkok, Thailand: November 2013

* Women4GF, Thailand: November 2013

* Falling Walls, Berlin, Germany: November 2013

* People's Forum, Thailand: November 2013

* 44th Union World Conference on Lung  Health, Paris, France: October 2013

* Women4GF, Paris: October 2013

* International Conference on Public Health Priorities: September 2013

* Launch of GeneXpert MTB/RIF in Myanmar by UNITAID: September 2013

* Consultation on Participatory Governance in the Context of the Post 2015 Development Agenda for the Asian Region, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 18-19 July 2013

* 8th World Conference of Science Journalists, Helsinki, Finland: 24-28 June 2013

* 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 30 June-3 July 2013

* Women Deliver 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 27-30 May 2013

* 4th Union Asia Pacific Region Conference on Lung Health, Hanoi, Viet Nam: 9-13 April 2013

* Consultation on Clinical and Programmatic Guidance on Standard Days Method (SDM), 5 April 2013

* Western Regional Consultation of Partnership for TB Care and Control in India, Indore: 5-6 March 2013

* Panel Discussion on challenges in TB Diagnostics: January 2013

* National Consultation of Partnership for TB Care and Control in India: January 2013

* ICMR Symposium on Multiple Prevention Technologies (MPTs), December 2012

* World Breastfeeding Conference, New Delhi, India: 6-9 December 2012

* 6th Conference of Parties (COP) to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), Seoul, South Korea: 11-17 November 2012

* Union World Conference on Lung Health, Malaysia: October 2012

* International Conference on AIDS Vaccines (AIDS Vaccine 2012), Boston, USA: 8-12 September 2012

XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), Washington DC, USA: 22-27 July 2012

* National Hijra Habba Consultation, New Delhi: June 2012

* International Microbicides Conference, Sydney, Australia: April 2012

* Meet on Pesticides and Poisoning, CMC Vellore, April 2012

* 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Singapore: March 2012

Chennai ART Symposium (CART 2012), Chennai, India: 21-22 January 2012

* 25 Years of HIV In India: Chennai, 21 January 2012

International Science Symposium on HIV and Infectious Diseases, CISR, Chennai, India: 20-22 January 2012

* National Consultation on Hepatitis C and HIV treatment access, New Delhi, India

* Tuberculosis and Children seminar, 14 November 2011

* World Pneumonia Day coverage generated by seven CNS writers (October-November 2011)

* 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France (23-30 October 2011)

* AIDS Vaccine 2011, Bangkok, Thailand (September 2011)

* 10th International AIDS Congress in Asia and the Pacific (10th ICAAP), Busan, South Korea (24-31 August 2011)


*High level meeting on Cancer before UN Summit on NCDs, American Cancer Society, New York, USA (18-22 June 2011)


* Rights and Responsibilities Training Camp on tobacco control, RTI and citizen journalism (25-31 May 2011)

* Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), Kanpur, India (26-27 May 2011)

* UNDP's Leadership Development for Women and Girls Living with HIV (L4R), New Delhi, India (20 May 2011)

* Civil Society meeting with head of India's national TB programme, New Delhi, India (10 May 2011)


* Amrita Diabetic Foot Conference (ADFC 2011), Kochi, India (6-7 May 2011)

The Revival of the WTO: The Role of India and the Developing Economies in the Current Doha Round, New Delhi, India (30 April 2011)

* Global Health Metrics and Evaluation Conference: Controversies, Innovation, Accountability, Seattle, Washington, USA (14-16 March 2011)

* Meet on importance of addressing TB in context of women's health, New Delhi, India (8th March 2011)

* Region's first Ano-Rectal Problems Revisited Workshop, Lucknow, India (6th March 2011)

* Launch of DiSHAA by National Diabetes, Obesity, and Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC), Diabetes Foundation (India) and Emcure, Pune, India (5 March 2011)

* Panchayati Raj Sammelan, Lucknow, India (20 February 2011)

The Global Commission on HIV and the Law, Bangkok, Thailand (16 February 2011)

* Annual TB Vaccine Research Meeting of TBVI, Switzerland (February 2011)


* International Conference on Emerging Frontiers and Challenges in HIV/AIDS Research, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Mumbai, India (5-8 February 2011)

* Achievements, Challenges and Future Road-map of Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP) India, Hyderabad, India (25 January 2011)

* Chennai ART Symposium (CART 2011), Chennai, India (8-9 January 2011)

* Asia to Gaza Caravan (India-Pakistan-Iran-Turkey-Syria-Egypt-Gaza), December - January 2010

* 70th Annual Conference of Association of Surgeons of India (ASICON), New Delhi, India (15-20 December 2010)
  
* International Symposium on TB Diagnostics: Innovating to Make an Impact (ITBS 2010) New Delhi, India (16-17 December 2010)
  
* Irish Forum for Global Health (IFGH) Biennial Conference, Ireland (29-30 November 2010)
  
* Conference of Parties (COP4) for WHO FCTC, Punta del Este, Uruguay (15-20 November 2010)
  
* First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Montreux, Switzerland (16-19 November 2010)
  
* 41st Union World Conference on Lung Health, Berlin, Germany (11-15 November 2010)
  
* 2nd Global Forum on TB Vaccines, Tallinn, Estonia (21-24 September 2010)
  
* Open Forum 4: on key issues in TB drug development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (18-19 August 2010)
  
* XVIII International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria (July 2010)
  
* "Research and development of new TB vaccines" Symposium, Zaragoza, Spain (3-4 June 2010)

* India Pakistan Peace Caravan, August 2010

* National Consultation on Microbicides, ICMR, New Delhi, India - August 2010

* 1st National Symposium of MSI, National Institute of Immunology (NII), ICMR, Delhi, India – February 2010

* International Microbicides Conference, Pittsburgh, USA: May 2010

* National Tobacco Control Conference, Mumbai, India – September 2010

* National Podiatry meet on diabetic foot, ASI, IPA, Kanpur, India 2010

* UNDP High Level Dialogue (HLM) on punitive laws and HIV prevention among MSM and transgender, Hong Kong, May 2010

* Women Deliver 2010, New York, USA (June)

* Symposium on Trans Fatty Acids (TFA), New Delhi, India (April 2010)

* National Consultation on Transgender people, Kolkata, India (March 2010)


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