The following sessions will be taking place on Thursday 15 November 2012.
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POSTER DISCUSSION SESSIONS
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ORAL ABSTRACT SESSIONS
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|Oral Abstract Session||Time||Section|
|Thursday, 15 November 2012|
|01. Modern molecular technologies in TB diagnosis||12:45-14:15||Bacteriology|
|02. HIV testing and TB screening: the complete package||12:45-14:15||HIV|
|03. Preventive therapy, populations and pharmacokinetics: special issues in TB-HIV||12:45-14:15||HIV|
|04. Pneumonia in adults and children: preventing deaths||12:45-14:15||Lung Health|
|05. Money, meetings and training: best practices to improve TB care||12:45-14:15||Nurses and Allied Professionals|
|06. Mothers, Migrants, Military and More: TB in special populations||12:45-14:15||Tuberculosis|
Speaker: Guy Marks (Australia) - Consultant physician at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney, Australia and Editor-in-Chief (Lung Diseases) of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
Room: Plenary Hall
Plenary session 1:
"Global burden of respiratory disease"
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the sponsored satellite symposia programme
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|Title of Sponsored Satellite Symposia||Organised by||Room|
Thursday, 15 November 2012: 17:00 - 18:30
|01. Making markets work for tuberculosis: fostering a healthy micromarket for paediatric TB medicines through innovative market approaches||UNITAID||Plenary Theatre|
|02. Virtual implementation (modelling) as a practical tool to evaluate new TB diagnostics||TREAT TB||Conference Hall 1|
|03. Systems approach for tobacco control in India: a comprehensive tobacco control model for scale-up||
Public Health Foundation of India
|Conference Hall 3|
|04. The double burden of tuberculosis and diabetes: evidence and collaborative efforts||World Diabetes Foundation||304/305|
union scientific working group meetings
|Thursday, 15 November 2012|
|10:15 - 11:15||TB Infection control||Room: Conference Hall 3|
|10:15 - 11:15||TB social determinants and ethics||Room: Conference Hall 1|
|10:15 - 11:15||Strengthening NCD prevention through tobacco control||Room: 306|
|10:15 - 11:15||Best practice for patient care||Room: 307|
|10:15 - 11:15||COPD in low- and middle-income countries||Room:310|
|12:45 - 13:45||TB and migration||Room: 304/305|
|12:45 - 13:45||Countering tobacco industry interference in public health policies||Room: 306|
|12:45 - 13:45||Global Indigenous Stop TB Initiative||Room: 401/402|
|12:45 - 13:45||Regional mobilisation of Nurses and Allied Professionals||Room: 307|
|12:45 - 13:45||Child TB training tools||Room: 310|
|16:45 - 17:45||TB control in Prisons||Room: Conference Hall 2|
|16:45 - 17:45||Getting research into Tobacco Control policy at regional and country level||Room: 306|
|16:45 - 17:45||TB laboratory accreditation||Room: 401/402|
|16:45 - 17:45||TB education and training||Room: 307|
|16:45 - 17:45||Tobacco cessation interventions for tuberculosis patients||Room: 310|
Thursday, 15 November 2012
10:15-11: 15: Room: 304/305
(Meeting open to all delegates)
This meeting is open to all and should be attended by anyone interested in learning about clinical trials to improve the treatment of patients with MDR-TB. Sessions will cover 1) Clinical trials of MDR-TB currently underway; 2) Clinical trials for MDR-TB in the planning stage; and 3) Availability of new drugs for patients with MDR and XDR-TB through Compassionate Use and Expanded Access Programs.
Coordinator: Nadza Durakovic (USA) Chair: C. Robert Horsburgh Jr, Boston University School of Public Health (USA)