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Open Forum 4: Key Issues in TB Drug Development
August 18-19, 2010 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Open Forum 4: Key Issues
in TB Drug Development

August 18-19, 2010 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

International Conference to address regulatory challenges to
TB drug development in Africa.

Don’t miss this important two-day Open Forum on August 18-19, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference will address key issues in TB drug development, with a special focus on regulatory affairs. This upcoming event will highlight TB drug development challenges in light of new treatment advances and feature keynote addresses from thought leaders in the field of tuberculosis.

Registration is free and open now. Click here and register today

This event marks the fourth in a series of crucial meetings designed to bring together regulators, TB drug developers, and other interested stakeholders such as TB care providers, public health policy-makers, and community advocates from both major industrialized and high-burden countries. Previous meetings in the series have been held in North America, Europe, and Asia, and have been attended by hundreds of key stakeholders in TB drug development and decision-makers in regulatory processes.

With the recent announcement of the Critical Path for New TB Regimens, this upcoming meeting is one of the first forums available to discuss the regulatory implications of a new TB drug development paradigm, particularly from an African perspective. The Forum will also include sessions on the current global TB drug development portfolio, key issues in the critical path to TB drug registration, designing pivotal trials, and conducting registration trials in high TB burden countries.

This meeting is sponsored by the TB Alliance, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Stop TB Working Group on New TB Drugs, and Treatment Action Group (TAG).

Supported in part by unrestricted educational grants from AstraZeneca, Bayer Schering Pharma, Celgene, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis International AG, Pfizer, sanofi-aventis, and Tibotec.

Accommodations and travel must be paid for by meeting attendees

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