IVHEM 2018 – Presentations

 

Friday 7 December 2018

 Opening Session
 Key note lecture on the elimination movement
John Ward
 WHO - update on the performance indicator
Yvan Hutin
 The economic barriers preventing elimination – the importance of an investment
Margaret Hellard
  
 Session 1 - Monitoring: Finding the missing millions – HBV
Chairs: John Ward & Lina Nerlander
 Introduction
John Ward
 Real life experiences from: Myanmar
Khin Pyone Kyi
 Real life experiences from: Rwanda
Constance Mukabatsinda
  
 Session 2 - Monitoring: Finding the missing millions – HCV
Chair: Michael Ninburg & Yvan Hutin
 Introduction
Michael Ninburg
 Real life experiences from: Egypt
(Not yet available)

Manal El-Sayed
 Real life experiences from: France
Sylvie Deuffic‐Burban
  
 Session 3 - Linkage to Care (both in Hep B and Hep C) How can we keep patients
in the care continuum?/Adherence to multi-year therapy

Chair: Olufunmilayo Lesi & Charles Boucher
 Introduction
(Not yet available)

Olufunmilayo Lesi
 The Netherlands
Marc van der Valk
 Australia
Alisa Pedrana
  
 

Saturday 8 December 2018

 Session 4 - Strategic information
Chair: Jordan Feld & Vana Sypsa
 Introduction
Jordan Feld
 Real life experiences from: Greece - ARISTOTLE HCV:
A fast-track intervention to seek-test-link-treat PWIDs in Athens

Vana Sypsa
 Real life experiences from: Iceland
Sigurdur Olafsson
  
 Poster Discussion
 Intergrating Hepatitis C Virus Screening and Linkage to Care of Baby Boomers at Community Hospital Emergency Department
Angelica Mercado
#2
 Monitoring viral hepatitis elimination – generating reliable estimates of hepatitis C prevalence
Ida Sperle-Heupel
#4
 Hepatitis C care cascade in the country of Georgia: monitoring progress towards elimination
(Not yet available)

Tengiz Tsertsvadze
#5
 Disproportions in the HCV incidence between Centers Addictions and Harm Reduction Units
Jorge Valencia La Rosa
#7
 Integrated testing and integrated diagnostic platforms of Hepatitis B and C with HIV and TB in Rwanda
Jean Damascene Makuza
#8
 HCV, HBV and HIV infection and linkage to care in migrants: The Immigrant Take Care Advocacy (I.Ta.C.A.) experience in Palermo
Marco Tutone
#9
  
 Session 5 - Integrated approaches – collaboration between the various stakeholders to optimize the use of resources
Chairs: Jeffrey Lazarus & Manal El-Sayed
 Introduction
Jeffrey Lazarus
 Real life experiences from: Georgia
Amiran Gamkrelidze
 Real life experiences from: US
Tim Morgan