17th International Congress on Infectious Diseases

March 2-5, 2016
Hyderabad, India

The meeting focused on HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, pneumonia and enteric infections including typhoid fever and diarrhea. Major areas around neglected tropical diseases were also discussed.

Suman Rijal, Director of DNDi Regional Office India, co-chaired a symposium on visceral leishmaniasis in South Asia. Vishal Goyal, Clinical Manager at DNDi India, presented on outcomes for kala-azar patients treated with three different regimens.

Symposium

Update on Visceral Leishmaniasis in South Asia

Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016

Chairs:
Shyam Sundar, Professor of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Suman Rijal, Director of DNDi India Regional Office, India

Active Case Finding of Kala-azar: innovative strategies.
Pradeep Das, Director, Rajendra Memorial Research Institute, Patna, India
Update on Treatment of Kala-azar
Shyam Sundar, Professor of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
PKDL Burden, Diagnosis and Treatment Challenges
Dinesh Mondal, ICDDRB, Bangladesh
Management of HIV-VL Co-infection
Sakib Burza, LSTMH, UK

 

Oral Presentation

Tropical Infectious Diseases

Date: Saturday, March 5, 16

Twelve months outcome in kala-azar patients treated with 3 novel regimens, at public health care facilities in Bihar
Vishal Goyal, Clinical Trial Manager, DNDi India

 

More information: ISID website