MedTrop 2018

Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine

2-5 September 2018 
Recife, Brazil

The Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine (SBMT) organizes its annual meeting on “Communicable Diseases: Prediction and challenges for coping with new and old epidemics”. The XXXIII Annual Meeting of Applied Research in Chagas Disease and the XXI Annual Meeting of Applied Research in Leishmanioses, commonly called ChagasLeish is held at the same time by SBMT.

 

Poster

Avanços e desafios no tratamento da doença de chagas: uma perspectiva global
Sosa-Estani S, Barboza TMT, de Oliveira BB, and Rocha FBS

Projeto piloto para melhorar o acesso na atenção integral da Doença de Chagas na Colômbia
Herazo R, Marchiol A, Forsyth C, and Certo M

 

Satellite Forum

Brazilian Social Forum of Infectious and Neglected Diseases (FSBEIN)

3rd Brazilian Meeting of Social Movements to Fight Neglected Diseases

Date: Saturday 1 September 2018
Time: 8:30-17:00
Venue: Mar Hotel Conventions 

DNDi members participating

 

Round tables

ChagasLeish

Specific treatment of Chagas’ disease: current situation and perspective

Date: Monday 3 September 2018
Time: 14:00-15:40

Speaker: Fabiana Barreira, Chagas Senior Clinical Manager, DNDi Latin America, Brazil

 

Latin american migration – a new challenge for the control of neglected tropical diseases

Date: Tuesday 4 September 2018
Time: 9:40-11:20

Speaker: Colin Forsyth, Chagas Epidemiologist, DNDi North America, USA

 

Integrating information, communication, education and advocacy to face neglected tropical diseases

Time: 14:00-17:00

Chair: Carolina Batista, Head of Access and Medical Affairs, DNDi Latin America, Brazil

Speaker: Marina Certo, Chagas Platform Assistant, DNDi Latin America, Brazil

 

Updates and new horizons in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis

Date: Wednesday 5 September 2018
Time
: 9:40-11:20

Co-chairJoelle Rode, Leishmaniasis Clinical Manager, DNDi Latin America, Brazil

 

Echoes of the International Meeting: “Chagas Disease in the Americas – A Review of the Current Public Health and Vision for the Future” (WHO / PAHO)

Time: 9:40-11:20

Speaker: Sergio Sosa Estani, Head of Chagas Clinical Program, DNDi Latin America

 

Access seminar for Chagas disease in Brazil (DNDi)

Time: 14:00-16:20

Chairs:

  • Marina Certo, Chagas Platform Assistant, DNDi Latin America, Brazil
  • Andrea Marchiol, Chagas Access Project Manager, DNDi Latin America, Brazil
  • Sergio Sosa Estani, Head of Chagas Clinical Program, DNDi Latin America

Co-chairs: Rafael Herazo, Access Consultant – Colombia, DNDi Latin America, and Colin Forsyth, Chagas Epidemiologist, DNDi North America, USA

Speaker: Carolina Batista, Head of Access and Medical Affairs, DNDi Latin America, Brazil

 

 

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