Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of the Organising Committee, we warmly welcome you to the National Scientific Conference on Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS and the 8th ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (ACTMP) 2018 in Nha Trang, Vietnam from 26 to 29 July, 2018. This is the first time the ACTMP Congress is being held in Vietnam.

With the theme “A better health for ASEAN Community”, the Congress will be excellent opportunities to bring together Vietnamese, ASEAN and international infectious diseases and parasitology community to share and exchange knowledge, experience and learn from each other as well as promote new international collaborations. The program will include clinical and scientific topics from zoonotic to vector-borne diseases,  emerging and re-emerging diseases, parasitic diseases, veterinary health, travel medicine and innovation in diagnosis and treatment of infectious and parasitic diseases.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to visit Nha Trang, a coastal city and capital of Khanh Hoa Province located on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. Nha Trang has the most beautiful beach and islands in Vietnam and has developed into a popular destination for international tourists with a large numbers of tourist attractions. Nha Trang has beautiful white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, where the waves are perfect for surfing and where the diving lovers have a lot to discover. Nha Trang Bay is considered one of the most beautiful of all South-East Asia and one of the most beautiful in the world 29 bays.


The Vietnam Annual National Scientific Conference on Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS & 8th ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (ACTMP) are jointly hosted by the National Hospital for Infectious Diseases (NHTD), Vietnam Society of Infectious Diseases (VSID), Vietnam Clinical of HIV/AIDS Society (VCHAS), Vietnam Society of Parasitology (VSP), Oxford Clinical Research Unit Vietnam (OUCRU), ASEAN Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (ASTMP).

We therefore take great pleasure in inviting you and your organisation to participate in the Congress as our valued attendance, sponsor, to showcase the cutting edge technologies and products.

We are excited about this congress as well as the opportunities for scientific and social interactions with colleagues from the Vietnam, ASEAN and around the world. Join us in 2018 in Nha Trang for an enlightening, informative and enriching experience as well as enjoying Nha Trang, one of the most beautiful bay in the world. We look forward to welcoming you in Nha Trang 2018.

Yours sincerely,


Associate Professor. Nguyen Van Kinh

Chair of the 8th ACTMP Organizing Committee

Important days

Early Bird Registration Deadline: February 28, 2018

Registration Deadline: May 30, 2018

Call for Sponsors, Exhibitors Deadline: May 31, 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: May 1, 2018

Presentation Submission Deadline: July 1, 2018

Congress Dates : 27 - 29 July 2018

Topics for abstract

The Committee welcomes papers on suggested topics may include:

1. Mosquito borne diseases: Dengue, Zika, Chikungunya, Malaria
2. Neglected tropical and Zoonotic diseases: Melioidosis, Leishmaniasis, Helminthic Infections, Suis
3. Hepatitis diseases
5. Entomology and vector-borne diseases (including mosquito control)
6. Vaccines and Vaccine Preventable Diseases
7. Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance
8. Pediatric diseases
9. Mycology
10. New Technologies in Tropical Disease Studies
11. Education of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology