ICREID 2018 – Presentations

 

Day 1 -  Patterns of Emerging Diseases

  Session 1: Looking forward based on past experiences
 Martin, Rebecca 2018General Overview on Emerging Infections globally
Rebecca Martin, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
 Nkengasong, John 2013Emerging infections on the African continent - The pathogen
John Nkengasong, PhD
Africa CDC, Ethiopia
 Talisuna, Ambrose 2018Emerging infections on the African continent - The public health response
Ambrose Talisuna, MBchB, Msc, DLSHTM, PhD
World Health Organisation, Congo
  Session 2: Keeping pace with an outbreak
 Elbireer, Ali 2017Implementing new diagnostics within the laboratory systems of African countries (not available)
Ali Elbireer, PhD
African Society for Labatory Medicine, Ethiopia
 emperador, Devy 2018Diagnostics for Epidemic Preparedness
Devy Emperador, MPH
FIND, Switzerland
 Ultra-rapid diagnostic testing
Paolo Maggiore
 Hatchett, Richard 2018Fast-tracking vaccines for epidemic diseases: An update from CEPI
Richard Hatchett, MD 
Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, United Kingdom
 Session 3: Interactions: Host, pathogens and environment
 Muyembe, Jean Jaques 2017_editedThe role of the human/animal interface in the zoonoses
Jean-Jacques Muyembe, MD, PhD
National Institute for Biomedical Research/ Kinshasa University Medical School, DRC
 Potentiality of lytic bacteriophages and their virolysins in lysing multi-drug resistant Salmonella typhi
Ayman Elshayeb

 Anti-leishmania donovani antibodies enhance promastigotes internalization into host macrophage (not yet available)
Abdalla Sharief

 

Day 2 - Managing the (re-)emerging infections

  Session 4: Managing (re-)emerging bacterial infections - I
 Keita, Mah-Sere 2017Innovation in surveillance / early warning systems
Mah-Sere Keita, MPH
African Society for Labatory Medicine, Ethiopia
 Weill, FX 2017Genomics for tracing the cholera epidemic in Africa
Francois-Xavier Weill, MD, PhD
Institut Pasteur, France
 Cholera prevention and control experience in China (not available)
Wang Xiaochun, MD, PhD
Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China
 Outbreak investigation of cholera in an internally displaced persons camp in Borno State, North-Eastern Nigeria- August 2017
Assad Hassan
  Session 5: Managing (re-) emerging bacterial infections  Managing Global Emergencies of TB and malaria
 Ntoumi, Francine - Feb 2018Rise and spread of multi-drug resistant malaria
Francine Ntoumi, PhD
Université Marien Ngouabi, Congo
 Zumla, Alimuddin 2018Rise and spread of multi-drug resistant TB in Africa
Alimuddin Zumla, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, FRSB
University College London, United Kingdom
 The predominance of Ethiopian specific mycobacterium tuberculosis families and minimal contribution of mycobacterium bovis in tuberculous lymphadenitis patients in southwest Ethiopia
Mulualem Tadesse
 Mutations and risk factors associated with drug resistance tuberculosis in Ghana
Dorothy Yeboah-manu
 Joloba, Moses 2017Clinical case presentation: Multidrug resistant TB (Not available)
Moses Joloba, MBCHB, MS, PhD
Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda
 Lunch Symposium: New Africa Europe EDCTP funded academic partnerships
 Ntoumi, Francine - Feb 2018PANDORA-ID-NET
Francine Ntoumi, PhD
Université Marien Ngouabi, Congo
 Horby, Peter 2018ALERRT - The African coaLition for Epidemic Research, Response and Training
Peter Horby, MD, PhD
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
 Nkengasong, John 2013The role of Africa CDC (Not available)
John Nkengasong, PhD
Africa CDC, Ethiopia
 Session 6: Managing (re-)emerging viral infections - I
 Schechter, Mauro 2014-12_120x160Zika: Where has it gone? (Not available)
Mauro Schechter, MD
University Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 Local transmission of chikungunya in Rome and the Lazio region, Italy: The first outbreak in a metropolitan area in a Western country (Not available)
Francesco Vairo
 Ebola antibody levels in convalescent plasma donors over time in Sierra Leone and Guinea
Malcolm G Semple
 Session 7: Managing (re-)emerging viral infections - II
 Hunt, Gilian 2018The new epidemic of drug resistant HIV-1
Gillian Hunt, PhD
National Institute for Communicable Diseases / University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
 Resistance-associated  mutations and genotypes in the Hepatitis C virus NS5B Region in individuals naive to Sofosbuvir treatment in Cameroon
Judith Torimiro
 Emergence of unintended HBV drug resistance and vaccine evasion as the result of HIV co-infection and antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia (Not yet available)
Yeshambel Belyhun
 Njouom, Richard  2017Debate: Can we eliminate HCV from Africa?
CON
Richard Njouom, PhD, HDR
Centre Pasteur, Cameroon
 Nelson, Mark 2012_120Debate: Can we eliminate HCV from Africa? (Not yet available)
PRO
Mark Nelson, MD, MBBS, FRCP
Imperial College Medical School, UK
 

Day 3 - Innovations for control

  Session 8: Prepare and respond: Research, policy and care 
 Horby, Peter 2018The role of clinical research in epidemic preparedness and response
Peter Horby, MD, PhD
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
 Widdowson, Marc-Alain 2018Global health security in Kenya and the region; what does it mean?
Marc-Alain Widdowson, VetMB, MSc, MA
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya
 Insights on the way forward for combatting Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Africa: Findings from policy consultations on AMR diagnostics during the launch of the Africa CDC AMR surveillance network
Noah Fongwen
 Reducing the burden of post-caesarean surgical site infection and antimicrobial resistance at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania (Not yet available)
Giuseppe Ippolito
 β-lactams resistance among Enterobacteriaceae in Morocco
Mohammed Timinouni
  Session 9: Managing an outbreak 
 Simonds, RJ 2018How can we manage the "Panic"?
R. J. Simonds, MD
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
 Brechot, Christian 2017How to manage global coordination/collaborations during an outbreak
Christian Bréchot, MD, PhD
Global Virus Network, France
 Katabira, Elly 2009 kleinHow do we secure care for other diseases during an outbreak?
(Not available)

Elly Katabira, MD, FRCP
Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda
 Session 10: Financial aspects of outbreak management 
 Rogo, Khama 2017Where do we get the money? (Not yet available)
Khama Rogo, MD, PhD
World Bank, USA
 Loembe, Marguerite Massinga 2017Public private partnership
Marguerite Massinga Loembe, MSc, PhD
CERMEL, Gabon