4th South African HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Monitoring Workshop,
University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Please visit our webpage of the 2010 workshop, the 5th South African HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Monitoring Workshop, 27 to 29 Oct. 2010, Bloemfontein, South Africa.
On behalf of the research group for the Free State Initiative on Resistance, Surveillance, and Treatment (FIRST) Study, a research project funded by European Union and the International Development Research Center (IDRC) and the University of the Western Cape CDC/PEPFAR program are pleased to invited you to participate in the 4th South African HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Monitoring Workshop at the Univerisity of the Free State Medical School, Bloemfontein, South Africa from 29 to 30 October 2009.

Workshop dates: 29 to 30* October 2009.

Download: Report of the workshop and acknowledgements.

Program and Presentation handouts (6 slides per page in PDF format)
Click on the title of the presentations to download it.


Day One - Thursday, 29 October 2009 Basic Sciences/Lab issues

 

 

 

 

Start

Topic

Presenter

8:00:00

Registration

 

9:10:00

Opening

Prof Gert van Zyl, Dean Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State

Session 1: Towards low cost testing in South Africa

Chair: Dr Cloete van Vuuren

9:30:00

Keynote: Mechanism of HIV Drug Resistance

Prof Amilcar Tanuri, UFRJ/Columbia

10:00:00

Keynote: Affordable Resistance Testing Approaches

Prof Wendy Stevens, WITS

10:30:00

Free State Initiative on Resistance, Surveillance and Treatment (FIRST)

Dr Chris Seebregts, MRC/UKZN/PGAF

10:40:00

Break (Tea/Coffee)

Session 2: Resistance Genotyping

Chair: Dr Michelle Gordon

11:00:00

Case Examples: Resistance interpretation

Dr Richard Lessells, Africa Centre

11:20:00

HIV Drug Resistance Databases (RegaDB and Stanford)

Dr Tulio de Oliveira, Africa Centre

12:00:00

The TruGene resistance genotyping system

Dr Bertus Cruywagen, Siemens

12:30:00

Lunch

 

Session 3: Strategies for affordable resistance testing for the public sector in South Africa

Chair: Prof Wendy Stevens

14:00:00

Results of Free State genotyping

Dr Dominique Goedhals, UFS/NHLS

14:20:00

Developing a low cost screening assay (OLA)

Mr Glenn Malherbe, UP

14:40:00

Panel Discussion: Developing low cost assays

Panel Discussion

15:10:00

Break (Tea/Coffee)

Session 4: Resistance Interpretation

Chair: Prof. Amilcar Tanuri

15:45:00

Case Presentation: Complicated case interpretation. Case 1, Case 2, Case 3 

Dr Cloete van Vuuren, UFS and Dr Theresa Rossouw, UP

16:15:00

Genotyping Tools for Resistance Interpretation (ANRS, HIVDB, REGA algorithm) and online tools

Dr Michelle Gordon, UKZN

17:00:00

Feedback

 


Day Two - Friday, 30 October 2009 Clinical Issues and Country Responses

 

 

 

 

 

Start

End

Topic

Presenter

8:00:00

8:45:00

Registration

 

8:45:00

9:00:00

Welcome

Prof Mollentze, UFS

9:00:00

9:10:00

Summary of Day One

Dr Cloete van Vuuren, UFS

Session 5: Plenary

 

Dr Jeff Klausner

9:10:00

9:40:00

PEPFAR-Moving forward

Prof Jeff Klausner, CDC/PEPFAR

9:40:00

10:10:00

Keynote: HIV-1 Drug Resistance in non-B subtypes

Prof Amilcar Tanuri, UFRJ/Columbia

   10:10:00    10:40:00   Keynote: From data to Patient Care   Prof Ian Sanne, Wits

10:40:00

11:10:00

Break (Tea/Coffee)

Session 6: Clinical Case Presentations

Chair: Prof Amilcar Tanuri

11:10:00 

12:00:00 

Case Presentation: No Resistance (Adherence)

Presenter: Dr Cloete van Vuuren and Panel Discussion

12:00:00

12:45:00 

Case Presentation: Using ARV resistance testing to manage paediatric patients

Presenter: Dr Gert van Zyl and Panel Discussion

12:45:00

13:00:00

Discussion

 

13:00:00

14:00:00

Lunch

 

Session 7: Country Experiences

Chair: Dr Gert van Zyl

14:00:00

14:20:00

Treatment failure management in Botswana

Dr Diana Dickenson

14:20:00

14:50:00

Decentralized rural treatment program at Africa Centre

Dr Richard Lessells

14:50:00

15:00:00

Discussion

 

15:00:00

15:30:00

Break (Tea/Coffee)

Session 8: Clinical case Presentations

Chair: Dr Dewald Steyn

15:30:00

 

16:15:00

 

Case Presentation: Multiple Resistance

 

Presenter: Dr Theresa Rossouw and Panel Discussion

16:15:00

16:30:00

Closing Remarks

Dr Cloete van Vuuren

17:00:00

 

Close

 

 











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