19th ICASA | 4 - 9 DEC 2017 | ABIDJAN | CÔTE D'IVOIRE
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AIDS AND STIs IN AFRICA
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Conference Programme

Scientific Programme

The International Steering Committee is grateful to the following individuals, all leading experts in their respective fields, for giving their time and guidance to the development of the Scientific Programme of the 19th ICASA. We are proud to have them as the Chairs, Co-Chairs and Members for the Scientific Programme Committee.

 

SPC: Scientific Programme Committee

Prof. John IDOKO Chair Nigeria
Prof. Aka Kakou Co-Chair Cote D’Ivoire

 

Track A – Basic science ( Biology & Pathogenesis)

Prof. Tandakha Dieye Chair Cote D’Ivoire
Prof. Dosso Mireille Co- Chair Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Didier Ekouevi Member Benin
Dr. Almoustapha I. Maiga Member Mali
 Dr. Carlos Brito Member Burkina Faso
Dr. Chirstiane Adjé-Touré Member Cote D’Ivoire
Prof. André Inwoley Member Cote D’Ivoire
Prof. Jeanne Kouacou Lohoues Member Cote D’Ivoire
Prof. Fred Binka Member Ghana

 

Track B – Clinical science, treatment and care

Prof. James G. Hakim Chair Zimbabwe
Prof. Serge Eholié Local Co-Chair Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Isidore Traore Member Burkina Faso
 Dr. Avelin Aghokeng Member Cameroon
 Dr. Enoch Omonge Member Kenya
Prof. Madeleine
Amorissani Folquet
Member Cote D’Ivoire
Prof. Simplice Anongba Member Cote D’Ivoire
Prof. Timité Marguerite Member Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Henry Nagai Member Ghana

 

Track C – Epidemiology and Prevention Science

Prof. Seni Kouanda Chair Burkina Faso
Prof. Coumba Toure Kane Member Senégal
Prof. Coumba Toure Kane Member Cote D’Ivoire
Prof. Wiliam Ampofo Member Ghana
Prof. Mohamed Chakroun Member Tunisia
Dr. Makan Coulibaly Member Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Nicolas Betsi Member Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Irma Ahoba Member Cote D’Ivoire

 

Track D – Law, Human Rights, Social Science and Political Science

Maitre Soyata Maiga Chair The Gambia
Dr. Hortense Aka Local Co-Chair Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Alain Azondekon Member Benin
Mr. Odette Ky -Zerbo Member Burkina Faso
Mr. Kene Esom Member Nigeria
Dr. Xavier Anglaret Member Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Philippe Mselatti Member Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Isabelle Kouamé Member Cote D’Ivoire

 

Track E – Health Systems, Economics and Implementation Science

Dr. Frank Lule Chair Dr Congo
Mme. Namizata Sangaré Local Co-Chair Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. John Ojo Member Nigeria
Dr. Meskerem Grunitzky Member Togo
Prof. Bashiru Koroma Member Sierra Leone
Prof. François Eba Aoussi Member Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Kouamé Abo Member Cote D’Ivoire
Dr. Alexandre Ekra  Member Cote D’Ivoire

 

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME:
Sessions will take place throughout the day from Monday 4 December to Saturday , 9 December 2017. Below are the topics the Scientific Programme Committee has chosen to focus on.

Plenary Session

  • ENDING TB: IS IT ACHIEVABLE?
  • HIV CURE & VACCINE, WHERE ARE WE
  • ART OPTIMIZATION IN THE THREAT OF RESISTANCE
  • UNLOCKING THE TREATMENT CASCADE FOR CHILDREN
  • FROM PMTCT/HIV TO PMTCT/HBV, LESSONS LEARNED

 

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