Thursday, 30 October 2014

Symposium Sessions - Thursday, 30 October 2014

The following Symposia sessions will take place on Thursday, 30 October 2014.

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Title of symposium




Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 08:00 - 10:00

01. Progress in clinical trials for drug-sensitive TB: 2014 TB/Bacteriology and Immunology Andrew Vernon (USA),
Gavin Churchyard (South Africa)
02. Preparing frontline health workers for community-led change TB/ Nurses and Allied Professionals Netty Kamp (Netherlands) 117
03. How multi-sectoral approach and community engagement may strengthen programmatic management of TB in prisons Tuberculosis Fuad Mirzayev (Switzerland),
Rafael Mekhdiyev (Azerbaijan)
04. Tuberculosis and diabetes: from evidence to action Tuberculosis Kerri Viney (Australia),
Richard Brostrom (USA)
05. Next generation of eHealth for TB: systems that communicate Tuberculosis Job Van Rest (Netherlands),
Dennis Falzon (Switzerland)
06. Empirical treatment for TB among HIV-positive people: who, when, how? Update on trials in progress HIV Alison Grant (UK),
Salome Charalambous (South Africa)
07. Community engagement and relief of suffering in palliative care Civil Society Stephen Connor (USA) 116
08. Child pneumonia: innovative solutions for the next generation Adult and Child Lung Health Steve M Graham (Australia),
Amy Ginsburg (USA)
09. Integrating community-based tobacco control activities in TB programmes: experience from multiple countries Tobacco Xiaolin Wei (Hong Kong) 120/121

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 14:30 - 16:30

10. Shortened treatment regimens for MDR-TB: results from the field and future direction Tuberculosis I. D. Rusen (Canada),
Tara Ornstein (USA)
11. Can we reach the post-2015 WHO global TB targets? Tuberculosis Richard White (UK),
Anna Vassall (Netherlands)
12. Exploring the intersection between TB and maternal and neonatal health:  from research to implementation Tuberculosis Stacie C Stender (South Africa) 111
13. Innovations in airborne infection control Tuberculosis Amie Shao (USA),
Edward Nardell (USA)
14. Outstanding issues in HIV/AIDS HIV Anand Date (USA),
Marina Tadolini (Italy)
15. Systematic screening for active TB: from guideline to implementation Tuberculosis Knut Lonnroth (Switzerland) 115
16. Community as partner: creating successful collaborations in TB control Civil Society D'Arcy Richardson (USA),
Hara Mihalea (Thailand)
17. Community-based approaches to address lung health Adult and Child Lung Health Anne Detjen (USA),
Asma El Sony (Sudan)
18. Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections: diagnosis and management TB/Bacteriology and Immunology Kauser Jabeen (Pakistan) 120/121