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

Section

Coordinator(s)

Room

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)
112
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)
111
04. Tuberculosis and diabetes: from evidence to action Tuberculosis Kerri Viney (Australia),
Richard Brostrom (USA)
113
05. Next generation of eHealth for TB: systems that communicate Tuberculosis Job Van Rest (Netherlands),
Dennis Falzon (Switzerland)
114
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)
115
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)
118/119
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)
112
11. Can we reach the post-2015 WHO global TB targets? Tuberculosis Richard White (UK),
Anna Vassall (Netherlands)
117
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)
113
14. Outstanding issues in HIV/AIDS HIV Anand Date (USA),
Marina Tadolini (Italy)
114
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)
116
17. Community-based approaches to address lung health Adult and Child Lung Health Anne Detjen (USA),
Asma El Sony (Sudan)
118/119
18. Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections: diagnosis and management TB/Bacteriology and Immunology Kauser Jabeen (Pakistan) 120/121