PROGRAM

HIV Pediatrics will feature an exceptional program with invited lectures, round table discussions and interactive participation from delegates. The draft program is published below:

 Updated November 27th

 

Friday 19 July 2019

 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
 
 Session 1: Global Update on Pediatric HIV  
 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
TBC
TBC
 09:00

Population HIV Impact Assessments - What Can We 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
 
 10:15

Finding kids, treating kids- innovations in case finding, treatment and care
Saeed Ahmed, MD, BA
Baylor College of Medicine, Malawi  

  10:45Oral Abstract Presentations
  12:00HIV in the most vulnerable – care during humanitarian crises and for migrants
Neha Singh, MPH, PhD
Health in Humanitarian Crises Center / London School of Hygiene and  Tropical Medicine, UK
 
  12:30Lunch & Poster Viewing
 
 Session 3: Comorbidities/infections
 14:00New insights and advances into prevention, diagnosis and treatment of childhood TB 
Elisabetta Walters, MD,
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
 14:30Oral Abstract Presentations
 
 15:45Break
 
  16:15Clinical case presentations 
Moderator: Gareth Tudor Williams 
  Middle Income 
TBC
  Low Income
TBC
  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 
 Session 4: Prevention of New Pediatric HIV Infections (and Improving Maternal Health)
 8:30Update on Preconception ARVs and Birth Defects  
Claire Thorne, PhD,
University College London, UK
 09:00Oral Abstract Presentations
 10:15Break
 10:45Addressing 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
 11:15Short Oral Poster Presentations
 
 11:45Lunch & Poster Viewing
  
 
 Session 4: Adolescents and Young Adults
 13:45DEBATE: Transition to Adult Care is Bad for the Health of HIV-Positive Youth  
Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS,
University of Indiana, USA
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Hilda Mujuru, MBChB, MMed Paeds, MSc Clin Epi,
University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
 14:15Oral Abstact Presentations
 15:30Break
 
 16:20State of ART: Prevention of HIV in adolescent and young girls
Quarraisha Abdool Karim, PhD
CAPRISA , South Africa
 16:40State of ART: Prevention of HIV in adolescent and young MSM
Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD,
Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center 
 17:00Youth Panel: What should be done for prevention of HIV in youth?
TBC
TBC
 17:25Young investigator award 
 17:30Closing