[Ip-health] MSF satellites at ICASA, starting Saturday 7 December

Sharonann Lynch sharonann.lynch at gmail.com
Mon Dec 2 15:21:06 PST 2013

[Please circulate and excuse duplicates, Thank you, Sharonann]

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Satellites at the 17th ICASA Conference,
7-11 December 2013
CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa

More info at: http://www.msf.org.za/icasa-2013/satellite-events

Implementing routine viral load testing in Africa: No longer why but how?
Saturday, 7 Dec 2013, 9:00-10:30, CTICC Auditorium 1
Satellite Number: SASS01
This satellite aims to demonstrate the practical lessons learnt from the
laboratory, clinical and patient support perspectives of implementing
routine viral load monitoring in resource-limited settings.
Missing in action: HIV care response in fragile or neglected contexts
Saturday, 7 Dec 2013, 11:00-12:30, CTICC Auditorium 2
Satellite Number: SASS11
This session aims to raise awareness about feasible strategies for improved
service delivery and financial/programmatic support mechanisms in fragile
contexts, to contribute to accelerated progress in responding to the urgent
needs of those populations left behind without access to HIV/TB services.
Delivery models of HIV care involving the community: opportunities and
Saturday, 7 Dec 2013, 15:00-16:30, CTICC Meeting Room 2.61-2.66
Satellite Number: SASS28
This satellite will analyze various models of community-based HIV care from
mostly the southern African region whereby the community or patients groups
play a crucial role in the follow up of stable patients on ART.
New Strategies to Prevent Deaths from Cryptococcal Disease
Sunday, 8 Dec 2013, 12:45-14:15, CTICC Meeting Room 6
Satellite Number: SUSS36
In collaboration with National Institute for Communicable Diseases/NHLS and
PEPFAR, this session will feature an international panel of experts to
highlight the latest programmatic efforts including South Africa¹s screening
program; share clinician experiences from the field; discuss crypto
medicines access issues; and highlight soon to be released WHO comprehensive
crypto guidelines.


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