August 1st to 6th, 2022

WorldLeish 7
Cartagena - COLOMBIA

Based on the improvement of Covid-19 pandemic in the world and WHO’s prediction of its passage  from a pandemic to an endemic, the Organizing Committee of WL7 confirms its decision to hold in-person attendance for the 7th Worldleish from August 1 to August 6, 2022 in Cartagena, Colombia. We anticipate 1,200 participants. Proof of complete vaccination will be required for all participants.

The Organizing Committee will continue to work on the safety protocols to protect attendees based on international and national regulations issued by the Colombian Ministry of Health.

The scientific programs will include cross-cutting topics in the prevention and control of other neglected tropical diseases caused by kinetoplastid parasites to promote synergies, innovation and integration of approaches, knowledge, experience to foster partnerships toward the elimination of these vector-borne NTDs. 

Yours sincerely,  

IVÁN DARÍO VÉLEZ B. MD. PhD. 

Chair