MedTrop 2019

Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine

28-31 July 2019
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

The Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine (SBMT) organizes its annual meeting on the theme “Convergence and inclusion: In search of sustainable solutions for the diagnosis, treatment and control of tropical diseases”. The XXXIV Annual Meeting of Applied Research in Chagas Disease and the XXII Annual Meeting of Applied Research in Leishmanioses, commonly called ChagasLeish is held at the same time by SBMT.

 

Round tables

ChagasLeish

New frontiers of Chagas disease

Date: Monday, 29 July 2019
Time: 9:15-11:15

Speakers:

  • Faustino Torrico
  • Andrea Marchiol, Chagas Access Project Manager, DNDi Latin America, Brazil
  • Colin Forsyth, Chagas Epidemiologist, DNDi North America, USA
  • Israel Molina

 

Visceral leishmaniasis

Time: 9:15-11:15

Chairs: Ana Nilce Elkhoury, OPAS and Joelle Rode, Leishmaniasis Clinical Manager, DNDi Latin America

Situação da LV nas Américas
Ana Nilce Elkoury, Assessora Regional para Leishmanioses nas Américas, da Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde (OPAS/OMS)

PCDT de LV: O que avançamos?
Marcia Souza, Department of Health Surveillance, Ministry of Health, Brazil

Leishmaniose cutanea atípica. Avanços no conhecimento da imunnopatogenia
Marcia Dalastra, University of Sao Paulo

Visceral leishmaniasis in Africa. New therapeutic approaches
Fabiana Alves, Head of Visceral Leishmaniasis Clinical Programme, DNDi

 

Treatment for leishmaniasis – from theory to practice

Date: Tuesday, 30 July 2019
Time: 17:30-18:30

Chairs: Gustavo Romero, Nucleus of Tropical Medicine, University of Brasilia, and Joelle Rode, Leishmaniasis Clinical Manager, DNDi Latin America

Local therapeutics: what do we have of evidence?
Byron Arana, Head of Cutaneus Leishmaniasis, DNDi

Reposição de fármacos para leishmanioses. O que podemos fazer?
André Gustavo Tempone, Adolfo Lutz Institute, Secretary of Health of São Paulo State, Brazil

 

 

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