7th Southern African HIV & TB Drug Resistance and Treatment Monitoring Workshop, Cape Town International Conference Centre, 28 November 2012, Cape Town, South Africa.

The Southern Africa Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN) training programme invite you to participate in the 7th South African HIV & TB Drug Resistance and Treatment Monitoring Workshop. This workshop is funded in collaboration with 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), the University of the Western Cape CDC/PEPFAR program, the Africa Centre/CAPRISA CDC program.

** Please note that the second day of the workshop (29 November) has been replaced by the South African National Department of Health (NDoH) HIV Drug Resistance Technical Working Group Meetting (invitation only), apologies for any incovenience.


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The workshop programme will follow the same successful format held at the University of the Free State in 2009 and 2010 and at the University of Botswana 2011 and will include presentations of anti-retroviral (ARV) and TB treatment programmes and clinical cases management in the developing world, including South Africa, Botswana and Brazil.

The workshop is targeted at clinicians, clinical virologists, nurses, medical students and researchers working in the public and private sector who are currently involved in the treatment of patients with HIV and TB in Southern Africa.

Organizers: Cloete Van Vuuren, Chris Seebregts, Theresa Rossouw, Richard Lessells & Tulio de Oliveira


Sponsors: the CDC/PEPFAR program at the Africa Centre/CAPRISA and at the University of the Western Cape, the European Commission (EC) program at the South African MRC.

The workshop is organized by: The University of the Free State, the South African Medical Research Council,  University of Pretoria, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.


** Please note that the second day of the workshop (29 November) has been replaced by the South African National Department of Health (NDoH) HIV Drug Resistance Technical Working Group Meetting (invitation only), apologies for any incovenience.


Invited presenters:





Prof. Anne-Mieke Vandamme, Rega Institute, Belgium

Dr. Ava Avalos, Ministry of Health, Botswana

Prof. Chris Seebregts, MRC, Jembi, South Africa

Dr. Cloete Van Vuuren, UFS, South Africa

Dr. Dominique Goedhals, UFS, South Africa

Dr. Francesca Conradie, Wits, South Africa

Dr. Gert Van Zyl, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dr. Gillian Hunt, NICD, South Africa

Prof. Maria Papathanasopoulos , Wits, South Africa

Prof. Mark A. Wainberg, McGill University, Canada

Prof. Paul Van Helden, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Prof. Peter Godfrey-Faussett
, LSHTM, United Kingdom

Dr. Ricardo Camacho, Egas Moniz, Portugal

Dr. Richard Lessells, LSHTM / Africa Centre, United Kingdom/South Africa

Prof. Robert Shafer, Stanford, U.S.A.

Prof. Tobias Rinke de Wit, PharmAccess, Holland

Dr. Tulio de Oliveira
, Africa Centre, South Africa

Prof. Wendy Stevens, Wits/NHLS, South Africa





Links to web-resources


Southern African Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN) website at bioafrica.net/saturn

Comprehensive links to HIV treatment, ARVs and drug resistance at HIVDB.

Comprehensive information on antiretroviral therapy in South Africa at the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) website.






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