Together with the Chagas Coalition, the secretariat of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) is pleased to announce a pre-meeting session called, "Integrating Testing & Treating of NTDs – Benefits of Integrating T & T of Hep-C and Chagas." As you might be aware, the annual meeting of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) is taking place virtually this year. Ahead of the COR-NTD meeting, individual sessions will take place to inform synthesized sessions of a broader topic at COR-NTD in November.
The timing of this pre-meeting is as follows:
October 7, 2020 at 10:00-11:30 EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)
Scheduled talks and participants include:
1) The potential impact of Integrating screening of Chagas disease in national protocols: The case of EMTCT-Plus – Pierre Buekens
2) What have we learned from implementation of models of test & treat? – Sergio Sosa-Estani
3) Implementation of the framework for the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and Chagas (EMTCT Plus) in a disperse rural population from the Gran Chaco region. Preliminary results.– Favio Gabriel Crudo
4) Learning from Chagas disease: Hepatitis C Access – Graciela Diap
Moderators: Ezequiel Mauro (Coordinator, Hepatitis Program, Ministry of Health Argentina) and Javier Sancho (Chagas Coalition)
Rapporteur: Maria Victoria Periago (Mundo Sano)
To register for the meeting, click the link below.