Scientific Day 2019

Corps éditorial


8.45 – Welcome and coffee

9.30 – Introductory remarks – Emmanuel Baron

9.45 – Session 1: HIV
Moderator: Anita Mesic, MSF-Operational Center Amsterdam 

  • Progress in viral suppression among HIV-infected people in two high HIV prevalence settings. Nolwenn Conan
  • HIV status awareness among seropositive female sex workers in Nsanje, Malawi. Damian Mauambeta
  • Acquired and transmitted drug resistance in Mozambique. Valentina Carnimeo
  • Drug resistance among ART experienced hospitalized patients in Homa-Bay (Kenya) and Kinshasa (the Democratic Republic of Congo). Claire Bossard

10.45– Session 2: Short presentations
Moderator: Olivier Bouchaud, Hôpital Avicenne, Bobigny

  • Geographical dissemination of cholera from Kenya to Yemen. Francisco Luquero
  • War wounded patients: one decade of treatment in Amman hospital. Rami Malaeb
  • March to September 2018, 2 000 wounded patients treated in hospitals by MSF in Gaza. Alessandro Pini
  • Antibiotic resistance among war wounded patients in Amman hospital. Rasheed M. Fakhri
  • Description of bilateral oedema cases among children hospitalised in Mali and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Jihane Ben-Farhat
  • Effectiveness of a new ART formulation for children. Juvenal Nkeramahame

11.45 – Coffee break

12.15 – Session 3: Hepatitis C
Moderator: Yap Boum II, Epicentre Cameroon

  • Hepatitis C prevalence and risk factors survey in three rural districts. Chhorvy Sun
  • National perspectives. Jean-Philippe Dousset

13.00 – Lunch on site

15.00 – Session 4: Tuberculosis
Moderator: Maryline Bonnet, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Mbarara

  • Use of LAM test for tuberculosis diagnosis Helena Huerga
  • Safety of new multidrug-resistant TB drugs: results from the endTB observational study. Cathy Hewison

16.00 – Session 5: General session
Moderator: Thierry Allafort-Duverger, MSF-Operational Center Pari

  • Fractional dose yellow fever vaccines for outbreak response. Aitana Juan
  • Active screening for sexual and gender-based violence in Nairobi. Augusto Llosa
  • Current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (To be confirmed)

17.00 – Research and Development: not so easy...
Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Geneva

17.30– Farewell drinks on site, 9th floor Terrace - Institut du Monde Arabe

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