Saturday, 1 November 2014

Symposium Sessions - Saturday, 1 November 2014

The following Symposia sessions will take place on Saturday, 1 November 2014.

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Title of symposium




Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 09:15 - 11:15

37. HIV/TB Late-breaker session HIV/Tuberculosis Section officers 112
38. Progress and lessons learnt from national TB prevalence surveys Tuberculosis Ikushi Onozaki (Switzerland), 
Marina Tadolini (Italy)
39. Engaging communities of special risk groups in conflict affected communities Tuberculosis Oriol Ramis (Spain),
Lucie Blok (Netherlands)
40. Tuberculosis infection control and occupational TB among health care workers: a time for action Tuberculosis Carrie Tudor (USA),
Rose Pray (USA)
41. Moving the next generation of TB diagnostics for drug resistance closer to patients: data sharing TB/Bacteriology and Immunology John Ridderhof (USA),
Siva Danaviah (South Africa)
42. Emerging perspectives in the treatment of paediatric MDR-TB Adult and Child Lung Health Anneke Hesseling (South Africa),
James Seddon (UK)
43. Magic bullet? Data-driven insights on the impact of community workers on case detection and treatment outcomes TB/ Nurses and Allied Professionals Ellen H Mitchell (Netherlands) 118/119
44. Zoonotic tuberculosis: a global socio-economic problem TB/ Zoonotic TB Adrian Muwonge (Uganda) 120/121
45. Partnerships: working for community-driven impact to ensure quality care for persons affected by TB Civil Society Thomas Mohr (Kazakhstan),
Jenniffer Dietrich (Switzerland)

Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 14:00 - 16:00

46. Innovative solutions in surveillance of drug-resistant TB: from phenotypic to molecular testing TB/Bacteriology and Immunology Ananta Nanoo (South Africa),
Alaine Umubyeyi Nyaruhirira (South Africa)
47. Engaging communities in the fight against TB and HIV Civil Society Mandy Slutsker (USA),
Alisha Smith-arthur (USA)
48. Multi-faceted regional response to tuberculosis in the mining sector in Southern Africa Tuberculosis Okore Okorafor (South Africa),
M. thulani Mbatha (South Africa)
49. Developing a roadmap for integration of TB-HIV activities in maternal and child health settings HIV Surbhi Modi (USA),
Anna Mandalakas (USA)
50. Enhancing TB control with structural interventions: from incentives and enablers to social protection Tuberculosis Delia Boccia (UK),
Alexander Golubkov (USA)
51. COPD: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in developing countries Adult and Child Lung Health Jean-William Fitting (Switzerland) 115
52. Reaching the unreached through new civil society initiatives integrating community-based TB activities Civil Society Petra Stankard (USA),
Thomas Joseph (India)
53. Non-communicable diseases and tobacco control Tobacco Gan Quan (China) 118/119