8th Southern African HIV & TB Drug Resistance and Treatment Monitoring Workshop, University of the Free State, 20 to 22 November 2013, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

The Southern Africa Treatment and Resistance Network (SATuRN) and the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) – PASER program are organizing the 8th South African HIV & TB Drug Resistance and Treatment Monitoring Workshopin Bloemfontein, South Africa. 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 and the AIGHD - PASER Program through the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Pretoria.

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The workshop program will follow and expand on the successful format of previous SATuRN and PASER workshops and will include presentations of anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment programs and clinical case management in the developing world, including South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya, Botswana and Brazil. Emphasis will be put on HIV drug resistance. This year, we will continue with the expansion of the workshop to cover TB drug resistance.

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.


Download application form
(Application deadline: 10 Oct 2013)

Please submit application forms to:
Ms Xolile Kineri
Tel: +27 35 550 7500
Fax: +27 35 550 7565
Email: xkineri@africacentre.ac.za


Workshop Dates: 20 to 22 Nov 2013

Costs: Attendance at the Workshop is Free*
*However applicants are responsible for all accommodation and travel costs. A limited number of travel sponsorships will be available to clinicians that can not afford the travel costs and who will contribute to the workshop.

Organizers: Cloete Van Vuuren, Tobias Rinke de Wit, Dewald Stein, Dominique Goedhals, Chris Seebgrets & Tulio de Oliveira

Sponsors: European Union, the University of the Western Cape CDC/PEPFAR program, the Africa Centre/CAPRISA CDC program and the AIGHD - PASER Program through the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Pretoria.

The workshop is organized by: The University of the Free State, the South African Medical Research Council, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, and the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.



Invited presenters:





Prof. Amilcar Tanuri, UFRJ/Columbia, Brazil/United States of America

Dr. Ava Avalos, Ministry of Health, Botswana

Dr. Catherine Orrell, UCT, South Africa

Prof. Chris Seebregts, MRC, Jembi, South Africa

Dr Cissy Kityo, Deputy Director JCRC, Uganda

Dr. Cloete Van Vuuren, UFS, South Africa

Prof. David Katzenstein, Stanford, United States of America

Dr. Dominique Goedhals, UFS, South Africa

Dr Elliott Raizes, Med. Dir of global AIDS program CDC, USA

Dr. Francesca Conradie, Wits, South Africa

Dr. Gert Van Zyl, Stellenbosh, South Africa

Dr. Gillian Hunt, NICD, South Africa

Dr. Henry Sunpath, MacCord, South Africa

Prof Joep Lange, Executive Director AIGHD, the Netherlands

Dr Kim Sigaloff, Post-doc AIGHD, the Netherlands

Dr Kim Steegen, Wits/NHLS, South Africa

Prof Landon Myer, UCT, South Africa

Michelle Bronze, ARTA PhD candidate, South Africa

Dr. Michael Jordan, WHO, Switzerland

Dr. Michelle Gordon, HPP/UKZN, South Africa

Dr Nicaise Ndembi, IHVN, Nigeria

Dr Raph Hamers, post-doc AIGHD, the Netherlands

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

Dr Ronald Goldberg, Regional AIDS coordinator, EKN, South Africa

Dr Silvia Bertagnolio, WHO HIVResNet, Geneva

Prof. Thumbi Ndung’u, HPP/UKZN, South Africa

Dr Trevor Peter, Board of ASLM, Botswana

Prof Tobias Rinke de Wit, PASER PI, AIGHD, the Netherlands

Prof. 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


Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD)





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