Department of History

Mari Webel, University of Pittsburgh

Workshop – “Defining the Neglected Tropical Diseases: Research, Development, and Global Health Equity, 1970-present”

Event Description

This workshop seeks to catalyze new conversations on the history, present, and future of the (NTDs) in an innovative, multi-disciplinary gathering.   The multi-sectorial nature of NTD work provides a unique opportunity for dialogue between scholars and practitioners in the humanities, social sciences, public health, law, and medicine around the complex challenges these diseases present. Pre-circulated papers will be discussed on a series of panels on Monday, April 1.  On Tuesday, April 2, participants will gather for 1) a roundtable discussion on key areas of research on the NTDs in wider perspective and 2) an open plenary conversation on futures of research and collaboration.

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Monday, April 1, 2019


9:00am to 4:00pm

Location and Address

4130 Posvar Hall
University of Pittsburgh

Event Series