[Ip-health] Scale UP HIV Treatment for Children -- AIDS 2016 Satellite hosted by DNDi, CHAI, UNITAID and NEPHAK (Thursday, 21 July @ 18:30)

Rachel M. Cohen rachel.cohen72 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 07:39:03 PDT 2016

Scale Up HIV Treatment for Children: The Right Tools, Right Now! Practical &
Programmatic Perspectives


An IAS Satellite hosted by DNDi, CHAI, UNITAID and NEPHAK


Thursday 21 July 2016


AIDS 2016, Session Room 5


Dinner and refreshments will be served






Welcome and Introduction


Polly Clayden, HIV i-Base, Chair & Moderator


Keynote Remarks


Dr Anban Pillay, Executive Director, Department of Health, South Africa


Panel I: What does it take to select, prioritise, and develop optimal ARV
formulations for children


*         Dr Shaffiq Essajee, HIV Department, PMTCT and Maternal Child
Health, World Health Organization 

*         Carmen Perez Casas, Technical Manager, UNITAID

*         Denis Broun, Global Director of Access, Cipla

*         Dr Marc Lallemant, Head of Paediatric HIV Programme, Drugs for
Neglected Diseases initiative


Panel II: How to ensure access to new paediatric formulations within country


*         Dr Nandita Sugandhi, Senior Clinical Officer at Clinton Health
Access Initiative

*         Dr Moherndran Archary, Paediatric Infectious Disease Specialist,
King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban

*         Nelson Juma Otwoma, National Coordinator, NEPHAK


Panel III: What does it take to introduce new formulations and implement


*         Professor Elizabeth Maleche Obimbo, Principle Investigator, LIVING
study, Kenya

*         Victor Musiime, Senior Lecturer, Makerere University, Uganda



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