Program

The final agenda for the 1st Andean Pacific Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis is listed below. 

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ANDEAN Pacific - Online program(1)

Friday 30 June - Day 1

8:15 - 9:15Symposium - Chilean AIDS Cohort
 
9:15Workshop opening 
Carlos Beltrán, MD
 
  Session 1: Challenges for HIV care in Latin America
9:30HIV in Latin America: 35 years later
Marcelo Wolff, MD , FACP, FIDSA
Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
10:00WHO Target 90-90-90 : Achievable for Latin America
Alejandro Afani, MD, FACP
Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
10:30Difficult to reach populations in Latin America
Ana Paulina Celi, MD
Asociación Panamericana de Infectología, Quito,
Equador
11:00Discussion
 
11:15Coffee Break
  
  Session 2: Prevention of transmission
11:45New approaches for preventing transmission
Charles Boucher, MD, PhD
Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
12:15State-of-the-art lecture on PrEP
Mauro Schechter, MD, PhD
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
12:45Discussion
 
13:00Lunch
 
  Session 3: Clinical strategies
14:00Clinical Implications of low level viremia/failure and resistance
Francesca Ceccherini, MD
University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
14:30Abstract driven presentations
15:30Discussion
  
15:45Coffee break
 
  Session 4: Diagnostic tools
16:15Early Diagnosis & Testing
Susana Cabrera, MD
Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay
16:45Abstract-driven presentations
17:30Discussion
 
18:00- 19:00Symposium - MSD
 

Saturday 1 July - Day 2

 
  Session 5: Viral Hepatitis in Latin America
9:00Local situation in LA (epidemiology / treatment options)
Jorge Contreras, MD
Clínica Alemana - Universidad del Desarrollo Chile, Santiago, Chile
9:30Implementation of DAAs in clinical management
Mark Nelson, MD, PhD
Chelsea and Westminter Hospital, London, UK
10:00Strategies for Hepatitis C Elimination
Francesca Ceccherini, PhD
University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
10:30Discussion
10:45Poster viewing & Coffee break
 
13:00Lunch
 
  Session 6: Special Populations
14:00HIV- Hepatitis co-infected patients
Pedro Cahn, MD, PhD
Fundación Huésped, Buenos Aires, Argentina
14:30HIV in Woment - pregnancy
Isabel Cassetti, MD
Fundación Helios Salud, Buenos Aires, Argentina
15:00The aging HIV infected patient - neurological issues - poly pharmacy
Ernesto Martinez Buitrago, MD
Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
15:30Discussion
 
16:00Coffee Break
 
  Session 7: ARV therapy: present and future
16:30Do we really need new drugs?
Mark Nelson, MD, PhD
Chelsea and Westminer Hospital, London, UK
16:50Present and future of ART in Latin America
Carlos Beltrán, MD
Chilean AIDS Cohort (ChiAC), Santiago, Chile
17:10HIV cure and eradication
Ricardo Diaz, MD, PhD
NIFESP Laboratorio de Retrovirologia, São Paulo, Brasil
 
17:30Panel discussion: Strategies for simplication
 
18:00Closure of the workshop