Committees

Organizing Committee - Scientific Committee


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

in 2018, the Organizing Committee will be complemented with two local chairs:
Dr. Sibyl Geelen - Wilhelmina Children's Hospital/University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Dr. Henriëtte Scherpbier - Emma Childrens Hospital / Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The members of Scientific Committee assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

We are proud to present the members of the Committee:

Moherndran Archary, MBChB, DOH, FCPaeds, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Jason Brophy, MD - Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada
Tsungai Chipato, MBChB - University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, Zimbabwe
Polly Clayden - HIV i-Base, United Kingdom
Anita De Rossi, PhD - AIDS Reference Center, Italy
Marinella Della Negra, MD - Hopital Emilio Ribas, Brazil
Brian Eley, MD - Red Cross Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, South Africa
Albert Faye, PhD - Denis Diderot University, Paris, France
Rashida Ferrand, MBBS, MRCP, MSc, DRM&H - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Tessa Goetghebuer, MD - Hôpital St Pierre, Belgium
Ellen Chadwick, MD - Childrens Memorial Hospital, USA
Valériane Leroy, MD - Inserm, Paris, France
Chewe Luo, MD, PhD - UNICEF, USA
Dorothy Mbori-Ngacha, MBChB, MMed, MPH - United Nations Children's Fund, South Africa
Philippa Musoke, MD - Makerere University & Johns Hopkins University Research Collaboration, Uganda
Sharon Nachman, MD - SUNY Health Science Center Stony Brook, USA
Paul Palumbo, MD - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, USA
Martina Penazzato, MD, DTMH, MSc, PhD - WHO, UK
Jorge Pinto, MD, DSc - School of Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brasil
Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD - Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Natella Rakhmanina, MD, PhD, FAAP, AAHIV - Children's National Medical Center, USA
Theodore Ruel, MD - University of California, San Francisco, USA
George Siberry, MD, PhD - National Institute of Health, USA
Lynda Stranix-Chibanda, MBChB, MMED - University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Tavitiya Sudjaritruk, MD, ScM, PhD - Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Graham Taylor, MD - Imperial College, United Kingdom
Claire Thorne, BA, MSc, PhD - University College London, United Kingdom
Marissa Vicari - International AIDS Society, Switzerland
Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS - Indiana University, USA

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Committees

Organizing Committee - Scientific Committee


Organizing Committee 

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) are a group of carefully selected experts and inspirational leaders in their respective fields. They come together on a frequent basis to discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts. 

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Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

Sanjay Bhagani - Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Raffaele Bruno - University of Pavia, Italy
Giampiero Carosi - University of Brescia, Italy
Andy Hoepelman - UMC Utrecht, Netherlands
Andrzej Horban - Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Poland
Patrick Ingiliz - Medical Center for Infectious Diseases, Germany
Arthur Kim - Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Marina Klein - McGill University Health Centre, Canada
Sharon Lewin - Monash University Alfred Hospital, Australia
Juan A. Pineda - Hospital de Valme, Spain
Stanislas Pol - Hôpital Cochin, France
Giuliano Rizzardini - University of Milan,Italy
Dominique Salmon - Hopital Cochin, France
Ulrich Spengler - University of Bonn, Germany
Cristina Tural - Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Spain

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Committees

Organising Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss on a frequent basis the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts

Scientific committee

  • Dr. Anne-Marie Antchouey - Ministry of Health, Gabon
  • Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu - Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Nigeria
  • Dr. Ebba Abate - Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Ethiopia
  • Dr. Ilesh Jani - National Institute of Health, Mozambique
  • Prof. Jean Jacques Muyembe - Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, DRC
  • Prof. Kevin Arien - Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium
  • Dr. Kevin DeCock - Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
  • Prof. Maaroufi Abderrahmane - National Institute of Health, Morocco
  • Prof. Menno de Jong - Academisch Medisch Centrum, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Naima Elmdaghri - Institut Pasteur, Morocco
  • Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu - Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda
  • Dr. Richard Njouom - Centre Pasteur, Cameroon
  • Prof. Rosanna Peeling - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
  • Dr. Mah-Sere Keita - African Society for Laboratory Medicine, Ethiopia
  • Dr. Steve Ahuka - Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, DR Congo
  • Dr. Tim Tucker - University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dr. William Ampofo - Noguchi Memorial Institute, Ghana

Committees

Organizing Committee - Scientific Committee

LOCAL CHAIR

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC)  are a group of carefully selected experts and inspirational leaders in their respective fields. They come together on a frequent basis to discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

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Scientific Committee

To augment the organizing committee, the following are scientific committee
members

  • Mary Afihene, MBChB, FWACP – Kwame Nkrumah University, Ghana 
  • Madoky Diop, MD - University of Thies, Senegal
  • Geoffrey Dusheiko, MBBCh, FCP, FRCP - Kings College Hospital, UK
  • Alice Guingané, MD, MPH - Hospitalier Universitaire Yalgado Ouedraogo, Burkina Faso
  • Emmanuel Musabeyezu, MD, FCP – King Faisal Hospital, Rwanda
  • Gibril Ndow, MD – Imperial College London, Gambia
  • John Rwegasha, MBChB, M.MED, FRCP, MSc - Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania 
  • Edford Sinkala, MD, PhD - University Teaching Hospital / University of Zambia, Zambia
  • Abate Shewaye, MD – Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia 
  • Coumba Touré Kane, PharmD, PhD - Dakar University, Senegal
  • Christian Tzeuton, MD – Douala Medical School / Société Camerounaise de Gastro-Enterologie, Cameroon

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Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss on a frequent basis the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers.

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific programme of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

Scientific Committee:
The members of the Scientific Committee assist the Organizing Committee members in setting up the program and reviewing and scoring of abstracts. They may play an active role during the conference as speakers or session chairs. We are proud to present its members:

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific programme of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

 

 

 

Organizing Committees

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss on a frequent basis the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

6 yearly rotating members of the Organizing Committee form the Program Committee (PC), which is responsible for day-to-day decisions.

Program Committee

 Organizing Committee

 

Organizing Committee

Organizing committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) are a group of carefully selected experts and inspirational leaders in their respective fields. They come together on a frequent basis to discuss the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

Scientific committee

The members of Scientific Committee are hand-picked by the OC and the conference secretariat based on their significant contributions and commitment to the field. They assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee participate in reviewing submitted abstracts, and play an active role during the workshop as moderators and/or chairs of sessions.

Katherine Anastos, MD - Montefiore Medical Center, USA
Antonella d'Arminio Monforte, MD - University of Milan, Italy
Marina Bobkova. MD - Ivanovsky Institute of Virology, Russia
Gina Brown, MD - NIH, USA
Dázon Dixon Diallo, MPH, DHL - Sister Love, USA
Michelle Giles, MBBS FRACP PhD - The Alfred Hospital, Royal Women's Hospital, Monash Health and Sunshine Hospital, Australia
Shirin Heidari, PhD - Reproductive Health Matters Journal, UK
Angela Kashuba, PharmD - UNC Chapel Hill, USA
Justyna Kowalska, MD - Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Poland
Mirjam-Colette Kempf, PhD - The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Mona Loutfy, MD, FRCPC, MPH - Women's College Research Institute, Canada
Mariana Mardarescu, MD - Institute for Infectious Disease Matei Bals, Romania
Deborah Money, MD, FRCSC, University of British Columbia, Canada
Nelly Mugo, MBChB, MMed, MPH - Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya
Teresia Otieno, ICW North America, USA
Claudette Samuels - Advocacy representative, Canada
Shema Tariq, PhD - University College London, United kingdom
Patricia Vásquez, MD - Hospital San Juan de Dios, Chile

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers.

 

Committees

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific programme of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

 Local Organizing Committee
 Scientific Committee

The members of Scientific Committee (SC) assist the Organizing Committee by providing them with suggestions for speakers and topics. In addition, members of the Scientific Committee actively participate in reviewing submitted abstracts.

Svitlana Antonyak, MD,   Academy of Medical Sciences, Ukraine
Marine Gogia, MD, Georgian Harm Reduction Network, Georgia
Brygida Knysz, MD, PhD, Medical University of Wroclaw, Poland
Cristina Popescu, MD, PhD, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Dalibor Sedláček, MD, PhD, University Hospital Plzen, Czech Republic
Tengiz Tsertsvadze, MD, PhD, I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Infectious Diseases, AIDS and Clinical Immunology Research Center, Georgia
Alicja Wiercińska – Drapało, MD, PhD,   Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
 

 

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

 

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers.

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss, on a frequent basis, the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers. 

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) assist the Program Committee with the development of the scientific program of the workshop by identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss on a frequent basis the
scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate
speakers.