From Thursday 4th to Friday 5th November 2021, the second International Symposium on Streptococcus agalactiae Disease (ISSAD) will convene stakeholders sharing the latest science to accelerate progress against GBS, including meningitis.
As well as dynamic and diverse plenaries, ISSAD will have interactive parallel sessions, a poster compeition with scholarships, and mentoring for next generation low- and middle-income country scientists.
ISSAD content will span discovery (genomics and host response), through development (including the latest updates on vaccines), to delivery of care in Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (MNCH) systems.
Join the event to advance evidence for action against GBS, to protect every family everywhere.
ISSAD is hosted by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine with the World Health Organisation and many other partners, including Group B Strep Support. It is funded by PATH and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Group B Strep Support’s Chief Executive Jane Plumb MBE FRSA sits on ISSAD’s Local Organising Committee and is leading the Parent and Societal track.