08:00

Registration and coffee

09:00

Opening remarks

09:15

Session 1: The Effects of Violence and Measuring Mortality

 

Chair: Rhona MacDonald, The Lancet

  • "Orthopaedic trauma surgery in high-need, resource-limited, urban settings: Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Port Harcourt, Nigeria” Dr. Patrick Hérard (MSF)
  • “Out of sight, out of mind? The psychosocial needs of children formerly associated with armed forces” Katharine Stott (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine)
  • “Reported rape cases during and after a war-transition period” Luk Van Baelen (MSF)
  • “A new method to estimate mortality in crisis-affected populations: validation and feasibility study” Bayard Roberts (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)

10:40

Break

11:00

Session 2: Infectious Diseases

 

Chair: TBC

  • “Clinical manifestations and supportive treatment outcomes: analysis of Ebola haemorrhagic fever- patient data from Bundibugyo, Uganda” Paul Roddy (MSF)
  • “High survival and treatment success sustained after 2 and 3 years of ART for children in Cambodia” Petros Isaakidis (MSF)
  • “Diagnosis and treatment of MDR/XDR-tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients is feasible in a slum setting in Mumbai, India” Chiara Montaldo (MSF)
  • “TB is a disease that is flying through the air: Traditional concepts and perceptions of TB and DR TB and the possibility of HBC” Doris Burtscher (MSF)

12:35

Lunch

13:45

Session 3: Tropical Neglected Diseases

 

Chair: Simon Croft, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  • “100 Wasted years since the discovery of Chagas?” Tom Ellman (MSF)
  • “Poor Effectiveness of Ambisome in HIV co-infected visceral leishmaniasis patients in Ethiopia” Koert Ritmeijer (MSF)
  • “Multicentre non-inferiority trial of nifurtimox-eflornithine combination therapy for second-stage Trypanosoma brucei gambiense sleeping sickness” Gerardo Priotto (Epicentre)
  • “The challenge of controlling Human African Trypanosomiasis in a remote and unstable area of DRC” Anne Pittet (MSF)

15:10

Break

15:40

Session 4: Nutrition and Diabetes

 

Chair: Peter Tinneman, Charité- University Medical Centre Berlin

  • “Treating 4000 diabetic patients in Cambodia, a high prevalence but resource- limited setting” Petros Isaakidis (MSF)
  • “Wasting in infants under 6 months of age” Carlos Grijalva-Eternod (UCL Centre for International Health and Development)
  • “The effectiveness of Ready To Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) for catch up growth after an episode of P. falciparum malaria” Saskia van der Kam (MSF)

16:45

Closing Remarks

17:00

Drinks, canapés and discussion (finishes 20:00)

 

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