PROGRAM

The International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics will feature an exceptional program with invited lecturers, roundtable discussions, and interactive participation from delegates. The draft program is published below.

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 Updated July 15

 

Friday 19 July 2019

 Session 1: Global Update on Pediatric HIV
 08:00Opening Words
Dr. Lynne Mofenson 
Dr. Noris Pavia-Ruz 
Dr. Guillermo Vazquez Rosales
 08:15Social Opening
Dr. Noris Pavia-Ruz 
Dr. Guillermo Vazquez Rosales
 08:302019 Update on the HIV Epidemic in Infants, Children, Adolescents and Women 
Mary Mahy, ScD, MHSc
UNAIDS, Switzerland
 08:45What's New from WHO on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy
Martina Penazzato
WHO, Switzerland
 09:00Population HIV Impact Assessments: What We Can Learn About Pediatric HIV
Suzue Saito, PhD
ICAP at Columbia University, USA
 09:15Discussion
 
 Session 2: Pediatric Care and Treatment
 09:15Long-Acting and Innovative Formulations and Drug Delivery Devices: Possibilities for Children and Adolescents 
Charles Flexner, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA
 
 09:45Break
 
 10:15Finding Kids, Treating Kids: Innovations in Case-Finding, Treatment and Care
Saeed Ahmed, MD, BA
Baylor College of Medicine, Malawi  
  10:45Oral Abstract Presentations
 
  12:30Lunch and Poster Viewing
 
 14:30Oral Abstract Presentations
 
 15:45Break
 
  16:15Clinical Case Presentations 
Moderators: Gareth Tudor Williams and Noris Pavia-Ruz 
  Theodore Ruel 
University of California San Francisco, USA
  Jorge Pinto, MD, DSc
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  Denis Tindyebwa , MBChB, MMed
African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA), Uganda
  17:00Short Oral Poster Presentations 
  17:30 Poster Walk and Welcome Reception
 
 19:00Workshop Dinner
 
 

Saturday 20 July 2019

 7:30Morning Coffee
 08:00    SPECIAL SESSION: Tsepamo Update  
             Rebecca Zash
 Session 4: Prevention of New Pediatric HIV Infections and Improving Maternal Health
 9:00Update on Preconception ARVs and Birth Defects  
Claire Thorne, PhD
University College London, UK
 09:30Oral Abstract Presentations
 10:30Break
 11:00Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs for Adolescent and Young Women in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Linda-Gail Bekker, MBChB, DTMH, DCH, FCP (SA), PhD
Desmond Tutu HIV Center, South Africa
 11:30Short Oral Poster Presentations
 
 12:00 Poster Viewing (Even Numbers)
 13:00 Lunch
 
 Session 4: Adolescents and Young Adults
 14:00DEBATE: Transition to Adult Care is Bad for the Health of HIV-Positive Youth  
Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS 
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
vs. 
Hilda Mujuru, MBChB, MMed Paeds, MSc Clin Epi 
University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
 14:30Oral Abstract Presentations
 
 15:45Break
 
 16:15State of ART: Prevention of HIV in Adolescent and Young MSM
Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center 
 16:35State of ART: Prevention of HIV in Adolescent and Young Women
Quarraisha Abdool Karim, PhD
CAPRISA, South Africa
 16:55Youth Panel: What Should be Done for Prevention of HIV in Youth?
Youth Representatives
 17:25Young Investigator Award 
 17:30Closing