The International Conference on Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, 2020.

The International Conference on Re-emerging Infectious Diseases is taking place in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, from 18 to 20 March 2020 at the African Union Commission Conference Center. The event is being organised by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and Virology Education.

The programme includes sessions on: strengthening financing health systems in Africa for disease outbreak responses, zoonotic emerging diseases, developing networks in preparation and response to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and the role of genomics in understanding disease outbreaks.

Abstract submission is now open; the deadline is 18 December 2019 at 12 noon CET. The abstract topics are:

  • One Health, zoonosis and emerging infections
  • Human, environmental and animal health: the interfaces of health security
  • Innovations in public health, laboratory diagnostics and networking
  • The role of national public health institutions in implementing One Health

To find out more and register for the conference visit


Event begins 18-03-2020
Event ends 20-03-2020
Venue The African Union Commission Conference Center
Contact AUCCC, Roosvelt Street (Old Airport Area) W21K19 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia