IUSTI 2018 World & Europe Congress

27-30 June 2018
Dublin, Ireland

The theme of the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI) 2018’s World & Europe congress is ‘The Appliance of Science‘ and aims to emphasize the great practical advances that science has brought to day-to-day clinical practice with patients, and to public health.

 

Session

Addressing antimicrobial resistance in gonorrhea

Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018
Time: 8:30-12:00
Venue: Beckett Room 1

Chairs: Francis Ndowa, Senior International Consultant on Sexually Transmitted Infections & Gonococcal, Zimbabwe and Magnus Unemo, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Gonorrhoea and other STIs, Örebro University Hospital, Sweden

Co-organized by GARDP and the WHO.

Speakers:

  • Teodora Wi, Medical Officer, WHO, Switzerland
  • Pachara Sirivongrangson, Senior Advisor on HIV and other STIs with the Department of Disease Control, Thai Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
  • Emily Weston, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
  • Magnus Unemo, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Gonorrhoea and other STIs, Örebro University Hospital, Sweden
  • Melanie Taylor, Medical Officer, WHO, Switzerland
  • Ranmini Kularatne, Centre for HIV & STIs, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Jessica Renaux, Clinical Trial Manager, STI Programme, GARDP, Switzerland
  • Sami Gottlieb, Medical Officer, Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR), WHO
  • Ann Jerse, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA

Panellists:

  • Manju Bala, Consultant and Professor (Microbiology), Apex Regional STD Teaching, Training & Research Centre, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital, India 
  • Xiang-Sheng Chen, Professor and Deputy Director, National Center for STD Control, China
  • Michelle Cole, Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Unit, Microbiological Services, Public Health England, UK
  • Jo-Anne Dillon, Department Head, Microbiology & Immunology, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Eric Garges, Department of Preventive Medicine & Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA
  • Patricia Galarza, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Unit, National Center for STIs, Argentina  
  • Monica Lahra, WHO Collaborating Centre for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Amina Hansali, STIs Laboratory Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Hygiene, Maroc
  • Irene Martin, Public Health Agency of Canada, National Microbiology Laboratory, Canada
  • Francis Ndowa, Senior International Consultant on Sexually Transmitted Infections & Gonococcal, Zimbabwe
  • Igor Toskin, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO
  • David Whiley, Associate Professor, UQ Centre for Clinical Research, The University of Queensland, Australia

 

Round Table

Strengthening STI case management in resource-constraint settings

Date: Thursday 28 June 2018
Time: 11:15-12:30

Chairs: Teodora Wi, Medical Officer, WHO, Switzerland and Francis Ndowa, Senior International Consultant on Sexually Transmitted Infections & Gonococcal, Zimbabwe

Speakers:

  • Magnus Unemo, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Gonorrhoea and other STIs, Örebro University Hospital, Sweden
  • Jessica Renaux, Clinical Trial Manager, STI Programme, GARDP, Switzerland
  • Kees Rietmeijer, Independent STI/HIV Prevention Consultant, and Immediate Past President, ASTDA, USA
  • Nicola Low, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, ISPM, University of Bern, Switzerland

 

 

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