NNN Conference 2024

The 15th Annual NNN Conference is taking place from Tuesday 1st - Thursday 3rd October 2024 in-person in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The conference will see NTD practitioners, government leaders, researchers, policymakers, and other stakeholders from over 50 countries deliberating on challenges and solutions for NTD elimination.

To learn more about our conferences, take a look at the 2023 NNN Conference Report.


The theme for the 2024 NNN Annual Conference is "Collaboration for Change: Fostering Global Equity and Strengthening Community Engagement in NTDs." The theme reflects NNN's commitment towards global equity, regional collaboration, and enhanced community level collaborations and partnerships centering endemic voices in the fight against NTDs. The content of the Annual NNN Conference 2024 will stand on eight subthemes.

  • Addressing Social Determinants for Health : A multifaceted approach to uncover and tackle the root socio-economic factors that impact health outcomes in NTDs, fostering a more holistic approach to disease management and prevention.
  • Advancing Health Equity for Hard-to-Reach Communities: Focused efforts to identify and engage underserved populations, ensuring that NTD healthcare is accessible and equitable for all, regardless of geographic or socio-economic barriers.
  • Building and Utilizing Evidence for Equitable Action: Strategic use of data and research to advance policies and interventions that are both effective and equitable, ensuring that actions are guided by empirical evidence.
  • Community-Centric Communication and Advocacy: Direct engagement with communities to enhance awareness of NTDs, employing advocacy that resonates with and is driven by those affected, fostering community empowerment.
  • Cross-Sectional Streams: Integrating NTD initiatives with broader health and developmental agendas, creating synergy between different sectors to enhance overall impact.
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Capacity Building: Enhancing the infrastructure, resources, and capabilities of health systems to ensure they are better equipped to tackle NTDs effectively.
  • Mental Health, NTDs, and Quality of Life: Addressing the often-overlooked mental health aspects of NTDs, including the impact of stigma and myths, to improve overall well-being and quality of life.
  • Innovative Technologies and Community-Driven Solutions: Utilizing cutting-edge technologies and harnessing community-led initiatives to bring novel, effective solutions to the fight against NTDs.


Please register at your earliest convenience to join us in person in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the NNN Conference. For further information on our pricing structure, conditions of registration and payment, please visit our registration page.


We are excited to welcome NNN delegates in Malaysia. Please consult our travel pages to learn more about the destination, venue, accommodation, and visa requirements.


We would like to thank our generous sponsors for their support. Please visit the Sponsor page to learn more about our 2024 conference sponsors. 


Submissions for the 2024 conference are now CLOSED.

For the first time in 2024, we welcome submissions for the conference in four different formats:

  • 90 Minute Workshop sessions
  • Rapid Fire presentations
  • Poster presentations
  • Storytelling Films

We invite you to review our Workshop Submission Guidance page and submit your proposal as soon as possible.