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Dear colleague,

The Congress “80 Anniversary of the Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kourí",  9th National Congress of Microbiology and Parasitology, 6th National Congress of Tropical Medicine and International Symposium on HIV/aids infection in Cuba, will be held from 5 to 8 December 2017 at the Havana International Conference Center. These congresses will provide a room for updating, exchange experiences and knowledge on the role of the microbiology and parasitology in addressing infectious diseases, emerging and re-emerging and neglected tropical diseases.

Zika, dengue and other arbovirus diseases, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, cholera, influenza, microbial resistance, capacity strengthening, and globalization of infectious diseases and others will be important topics for discussion. The historical background of the Cuban microbiology and parasitology as well as the development of the Institute of Tropical Medicine is these 80 years will be showed.

Pre-congresses courses will be held on Monday 4, 2017 at the Institute of Tropical Medicine “Pedro Kouri”, IPK. Registration to the courses is independent of congress registration. Those interested to attend the pre-congress courses should ask for their registration at the course of interest congresoscmp@ipk.sld.cu

Those interested should register at the congress site http://microbiologia2017.sld.cu/ and should submit their abstracts. Once registered, you will have full access to the published congress information. Registration at the congress does not guarantee the attendance at the congress. The Scientific Committee will define the abstracts to be accepted for presentation. Authors will be informed in due time. Decisions of the Scientific Committee are final.

We are confident that Havana with its hospitality will help you to have fruitful days of scientific exchanges and, at the same time enjoy the benefits of our climate and hospitality.

We hope you join us in this important occasion.

Organizing Committee