Scientific Day


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2018 Scientific Day Agenda - Paris

8.45 - Welcome and coffee
9.30 - Introductory remarks – Emmanuel Baron
9.45 - Session 1 – Pediatrics 
Moderator: James Berkley, Kenya Medical Research Institute
  • Bacterial bloodstsream infections in a pediatric hospital in Niger. Céline Langendorf
  • Routine antibiotics in the treatment of uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition in Niger. Brigitte Chokote
  • Nutritional support to pregnant women in Niger. Sheila Isanaka
10.30 - Session 2 - Diagnostic 
Moderator:  Amadou Sall, Institut Pasteur Dakar
  • Diagnostic of tuberculosis in children. Maryline Bonnet
  • Development of diagnostics for pediatric infections. Anne-Laure Page
11.20 - Coffee break
11.40 - Session 3 - Delivering care 
Moderator: Els Torreele, Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines
  • Treating Hepatitis C in MSF programs. Anne Loarec
  • Introducing two new drugs for resistant tuberculosis. Helena Huerga
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis as a response to a meningococcal meningitis outbreak. Matthew Coldiron 
  • Systematic and empirical treatment of tuberculosis in HIV advanced infected patients. Conrad Muzoora
13.00 - Lunch on site
14.00 - Poster session
15.00 -  Session 4 - Emergency 
Moderator: Thierry Allafort-Duverger, MSF-Operational Center Paris
  • Mortality among the Rohingyas in 2017. Sophie Masson
  • Access to health care in North Cameroon. Etienne Gignoux
  • Mental health in Mosul, Iraq. Jihane Ben Farhat
  • Modelling the cholera outbreak in Yemen. Anton Camacho
16.15 - Round table: What can research change? 
Moderator: Anne Roca, The Lancet Global Health
  • James Berkley, Kenya Medical Research Institute
  • Bernard Opar, Ministry of Health, Uganda
  • Natalie Roberts, MSF-Operational Center Paris
  • Amadou Sall, Institut Pasteur Dakar
17.00 - Farewell drinks on site, 9th floor Terrace – Institut du Monde Arabe