DNDi Innovation & Access – Partners’ Meeting 2016

June 6-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

Chagas Platform Meeting & Workshops

 Workshops

Date: June 6, 2016
Venue: Hotel Rio Othon Palace Av. Atlantica, 3264 – Copacabana

 

Workshop 1 – 08:30-13:00
Meeting Room: Copacabana A
Discovery of new drugs for leishmaniasis and Chagas disease
Moderator: Eric Chatelain, DNDi / Fabiana Barreira, DNDi
Workshop 2 – 08:30-12:30
Meeting Room:
Copacabana B

Mini-course: Preparation of scientific articles
Moderator: Ronald Henry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Marina Boni, DNDi
Workshop 3 – 08:30-13:00
Meeting Room:
Bossa
Strengthening the Chagas education for health careers
Moderator: Edgardo Moretti, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina / Jorge Pedro Martin, DNDi
Workshop 4 – 08:30-13:30
Meeting Room:
Pontal
CLOSED MEETING
Update on qPCR validation and quality control for diagnosis and monitoring of Chagas disease patients
Moderator: Zaida Yadón, WHO/OMS Alejandro Schijman, INGEBI-CONICET / Erika Correira, DNDi
Workshop 5 – 14:00-18:30
Meeting Room:
Copacabana A

Theoretical and practical workshop on the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of children with congenital Chagas disease – RED PEDCHAGAS
Moderator: Jaime Altcheh, Hospital de Niños R. Gutiérrez de Buenos Aires / Christina Alonso Vega, DNDi
Workshop 6 – 14:00-18:30
Meeting Room:
Copacabana B

Interface between civil society and NGOs to tackle NTDs: Prospectives on opportunites and challenges
Moderator: Alberto Novaes Ramos Jr., Universidade Federal do Ceará / Marina Certo, DNDi
Workshop 6 – 14:00-18:30
Meeting Room: o Conrado
CLOSED MEETING
New research fields and guidelines for Chagas disease
Moderator: Sergio Sosa-Estani, INP Fatela Chaben, MoH Argentina, Andrea Marchiol, DNDi
Workshop 7 – 14:00-16:00
Meeting Room:
Bossa

Barriers and strategies of access to treatments for Leishmaniasis
Moderator: Carolina Batista DNDi / Joelle Rode, DNDi
Workshop 8 – 16:15-18:30
Meeting Room:
Bossa
Current status and perspective of Leishmaniasi diagnosis in the American region
Moderator: Zaida Yadón WHO/OMS / Mady Malheiros Barbeitas, DNDi

Sessions

Date: June 7, 2016
Venue: Hotel Rio Othon Palace Av. Atlantica, 3264 – Copacabana
 

8:30-09:30

Discovery of new drugs for leishmaniasis and Chagas disease

Moderator: Eric Chatelain, DNDi, Geneva

Speakers:

9:30-10:30

Vaccines for Chagas disease: strategies and current studies overview

Moderator: Maria Elena Bottazzi, Sabin Vaccine Institute Product Development Partnership

Speakers:

INTERVAL – COFFEE BREAK

10:45-12:30

The new landscape for chronic patients based on current knowledge

Moderator: Sergio Sosa-Estani, INP Fatala Chaben – ANLIS – MSN, Argentina

Speakers:

  • Rodolfo Viotti, Hospital Eva Perón, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Anis Rassi Junior, Hospital Anis Rassi – Goiânia

LUNCH

14:00-15:00

Updates on clinical trials studies for Chagas disease – where we are and future prospects

Moderator: Rodolfo Viotti, Hospital Eva Perón

Speakers:

  • Jaime Altcheh, Hospital de Niños R. Gutiérrez de Buenos Aires
  • Israel Molina, HU Vall Hebron-PROSICS Barcelona
  • María Gabriela Álvarez, Hospital Eva Perón, Buenos Aires
  • Tania C. de Araújo-Jorge, IOC – Fiocruz
  • Joaquim Gascon, ISGlobal
15:00-15:50

New trends and challenges for Chagas: Integrative therapy approach and oral Chagas disease

Moderator: Israel Molina, HU Vall Hebron-PROSICS, Barcelona

Speakers:

  • Andréa Silvestre de Sousa, INI – Fiocruz
  • Belkisyolé Alarcón de Noya, Inst. Medicina Tropical, UCV
  • Ana Yecê das Neves Pinto, IEC – Fiocruz

COFFEE BREAK

16:00-17:30

Transforming evidence into public health policy: operational research and challenges in access

Moderator: Lucia Brum, MSF Brazil

Speakers:

17:30-17:40 Closing remarks and follow up
Jorge Pedro Martin, DNDi / Carolina Batista DNDi / Fabiana Barreira, DNDi

 

18:00-22:30 Social Cocktail
Solar Real Santa Teresa – transfer 6pm from the hotel lobby

 

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