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Infectious and Neglected Diseases
 
Speaking Of:

Malaria

HIV/AIDS, TB and STIs

Neglected diseases

Vector borne diseases

Diarrhoeal diseases

Bacterial, pneumonia and respiratory infections

 
Malaria


 
Global trends in the epidemiology of malaria and advances towards elimination

Parallel Session
monday october, 3
at 11.00 – 12.30


 
Resistance issues in malaria: the parasite and the mosquito

Parallel Session
monday october, 3
at 12.30 - 14.00


 
Host determinants of severity in malaria

Main Session
monday october, 3
at 16.30 – 18.00


 
Plasmodium Knowlesi: the (deadly) fifth malaria species

Meet the Professor
tuesday october, 4
at 08.00 – 09.00


 
Measuring malaria transmission

Parallel Session
tuesday october, 4
at 11.00 – 12.30


 
Consensus on malaria prophylaxis (SIMET - Italian Society of Tropical Medicine)

Workshop
tuesday october, 4
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
From the bedside to the bench. How can clinical work in P. vivax influence basic research

Meet the Professor
wednesday october, 5
at 08.00 – 09.00


 
Plasmodium vivax (CRESIB-iVAX)

Main Session
wednesday october, 5
at 12.30 – 14.00


 
Dihydroartemisinin / Piperaquine: advancing and optimizing treatment for uncomplicated malaria (MMV, Sigma - Tau)

Satellite Symposium
wednesday october, 5
at 14.00 - 15.00


 
Advances and challenges in the treatment of malaria

Main Session
wednesday october, 5
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
Vaccines for malaria

Main Session
wednesday october, 5
at 16.30 – 18.00


 
Approach to the unconscious patient in a malarious area: a discussion

Meet the Professor
thursday october, 6
at 08.00 – 09.00


 
Malaria: what happens if the spleen is absent or hyperreactive

Meet the Professor
thursday october, 6
at 08.00 – 09.00


 
The prevention of malaria

Parallel Session
monday october, 3
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
Differential diagnosis of fever in malaria endemic areas: Co-morbidities, co-infections and alternative diagnoses

Parallel Session
thursday october, 6
at 09.00 – 10.30

 
HIV/AIDS, TB and STIs


 
Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention

Parallel Session
monday october, 3
at 11.00 – 12.30


 
The role of vaccines in populations at risk for HIV in the developing world

Main Session
monday october, 3
at 12.30 – 14.00


 
How to reach more people: innovative ways for HIV testing

Meet the Professor
tuesday october, 4
at 08.00 – 09.00


 
HIV-related co-infections in resource-limited settings

Parallel Session
tuesday october, 4
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
New Tools for TB: vaccines, drugs and diagnostics

Main Session
tuesday october, 4
at 16.30 – 18.00


 
Visceral leishmaniasis-HIV coinfection: current challenges and perspectives - (Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Switzerland)

Main Session
tuesday october, 4
at 16.30 – 18.00


 
Management of HIV associated IRIS in a high-burden area

Meet the Professor
wednesday october, 5
at 08.00 – 09.00


 
Topic to be confirmed on STIs

Meet the Professor
wednesday october, 5
at 08.00 – 09.00


 
Improving management of tuberculosis

Parallel Session
wednesday october, 5
at 16.30 – 18.00


 
New strategies for the detection and treatment of STIs in the developing world

Parallel Session
thursday october, 6
at 09.00 – 10.30

 
Neglected diseases


 
Improving the quality of diagnostic work-up for neglected tropical diseases, a syndromic approach (NIDIAG)

Main Session
monday october, 3
at 11.00 – 12.30


 
An overview of NTDs

Main Session
monday october, 3
at 12.30 – 14.00


 
Drug development for kinetoplastids (DNDi - Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative)

Main Session
monday october, 3
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
Taeniases: cystic echinococcosis and neurocysticercosis - Part 1: Cystic echinococcosis

Parallel Session
monday october, 3
at 15.00 – 15.45


 
Taeniases: cystic echinococcosis and neurocysticercosis - Part 2: Neurocysticercosis

Parallel Session
monday october, 3
at 15.45 - 16.30


 
The diagnosis and treatment of leishmaniases (Laboratorios Leti)

Main Session
tuesday october, 4
at 11.00 – 12.30


 
How to raise the international profile of Neglected Tropical Diseases (RSTMH - Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene)

Workshop
tuesday october, 4
at 12.30 – 14.00


 
Oral communications on leishmaniasis

Parallel Session
wednesday october, 5
at 11.00 – 12.30


 
Schistosomiasis

Parallel Session
wednesday october, 5
at 11.00 – 12.30


 
Soil-transmitted helminthiasis

Parallel Session
wednesday october, 5
at 12.30 – 14.00


 
Other issues in NTDs

Parallel Session
wednesday october, 5
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
Human trypanosomiasis

Parallel Session
wednesday october, 5
at 16.30 – 18.00


 
Basic science in Leishmaniasis

Parallel Session
tuesday october, 4
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
Innovative diagnostics and drug discovery in neglected tropical diseases

Parallel Session
monday october, 3
at 16:30 - 18:00

 
Vector borne diseases


 
Yellow fever vaccine-associated viscerotropic disease

Meet the Professor
tuesday october, 4
at 08.00 – 09.00


 
Oral communications on vector borne diseases

Parallel Session
tuesday october, 4
at 12.30 – 14.00


 
An overview of vector borne diseases

Main Session
tuesday october, 4
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
Prevention and control of vector borne diseases: surveillance and vector control

Parallel Session
tuesday october, 4
at 16.30 – 18.00


 
Re-introduction of vector borne diseases in the Mediterranean region (SEMTSI - Spanish Society of Tropical Medicine and International Health)

Workshop
wednesday october, 5
at 15.00 – 18.00


 
The Mesoamerican Health Initiative (SM2015) in vector borne diseases

Symposium
thursday october, 6
at 09:00 - 10:30

 
Diarrhoeal diseases


 
Cholera update

Parallel Session
monday october, 3
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
Protozoan diseases / Miscellaneous diarrhoea

Parallel Session
monday october, 3
at 15.00 – 16.30


 
The global aetiology and epidemiology of paediatric diarrhoeal disease

Parallel Session
tuesday october, 4
at 16.30 – 18.00

 
Bacterial, pneumonia and respiratory infections


 
The global challenge of Influenza pandemics

Parallel Session
tuesday october, 4
at 12.30 – 14.00


 
Antimicrobial resistance and other challenges in the treatment of bacterial infections in the developing world

Parallel Session
wednesday october, 5
at 12.30 – 14.00


 
Sepsis and meningitis in the developing world

Parallel Session
thursday october, 6
at 09.00 – 10.30


 
Pneumonia: world’s number one killer

Parallel Session
wednesday october, 5
at 15.00 – 16.30