16th Asian Conference on Diarrhoeal Disease and Nutrition (ASCODD)

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16th Asian Conference

Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar addressed the 16th Asian Conference on Diarrhoeal Disease and Nutrition (ASCODD) at Kolkata on 11 November, 2022. 

Important facts

  • Delegates from India and other Southeast Asian countries, African countries, US, European countries attended the conference through video conferencing.

  • The theme of the Conference was “Prevention and control of cholera, typhoid and other enteric diseases in low and middle-income countries through community participation : beyond the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic”.

  • The conference was organised by ICMR-National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases.

  • The conference focused on issues such as intestinal infections, nutrition, policy and practice, development of cholera vaccines, contemporary approaches to antimicrobial resistance of intestinal bacteria, etc., including a roadmap to end cholera by 2030.

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