ASLM AIDS 2016: Durban, South Africa

Quick Summary of Diagnostics-Related Sessions

AIDS 2016 conference programme and full descriptions: http://programme.aids2016.org

AIDS 2016: Monday, 18 July

Combatting HIV Drug Resistance: WHO Early Warning Indicators Report and the Global Action Plan on HIVDR

  • Organised by World Health Organization (satellite session)
  • Monday, 18 July
  • 08:00-10:00
  • Session Room 7
Moving Diagnostics Closer to the Patient the Xpert Way
  • Organised by Cepheid (satellite session)
  • Monday, 18 July
  • 12:30-14:30
  • Session Room 13

Drug Resistance on the Rise: Why We Need to Act Now

  • Organised by World Health Organization (Global Village Community Session)
  • Monday, 18 July
  • 16:00-17:00
  • Global Village Treatment Networking Zone

WHO’s “Treat All” Policy: Where We Are, Where We Need to Go and What Does It Take?

  • Organised by World Health Organization (satellite session)
  • Monday, 18 July
  • 17:00-19:00
  • Session Room 8

AIDS 2016: Tuesday, 19 July 
South Africa’s Use of Innovative Technologies to Support HIV+ Clients through Diagnosis, Adherence, and Retention in Care
  • Organised by South African Department of Health, Johnson & Johnson, World Health Organization (satellite session)
  • Tuesday, 19 July
  • 07:00-08:30
  • Session Room 5

A Global Partnership to End Paediatric AIDS by 2020

  • Organised by UNAIDS (satellite session)
  • Tuesday, 19 July
  • 07:00-08:30
  • Session Room 7

HIV Drug Resistance: Is it Time to Worry?

  • Oral Poster Discussion Session Track B
  • Tuesday, 19 July
  • 13:00-14:00
  • Session Room 7
Innovations Needed to Support Treatment for All: From Incremental to Game-changing
  • Organised by UNITAID and Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (satellite session)
  • Tuesday, 19 July
  • 18:30-20:30
  • Session Room 8

AIDS 2016: Wednesday, 20 July 
Scaling-up Access to Viral Load Testing
  • Organised by ASLM (satellite session)
  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 07:00-08:30
  • Session Room 2

Innovations in HIV Testing: The First 90

  • Oral Abstract Session Track E
  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 11:00-12:30
  • Session Room 6

Taking TB from Testing to Treatment

  • Oral Abstract Session Track B
  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 14:30-16:00
  • Session Room 1

Target 90-90-90: The Ups and the Downs

  • Oral Abstract Session Track E
  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 14:30-16:00
  • Session Room 12

Going Viral for Viral Load Implementation

  • Oral Abstract Session Track E
  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 16:30-18:00
  • Session Room 4

The Development and Pricing of HIV Medications and Diagnostics: Recent Controversies and Priorities for the Future

  • Bridging Session chaired by WHO
  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 16:30-18:00
  • Session Room 6

When the Rubber Meets the Road: Moving Self-Testing from Theory to Reality for Africa

  • Organised by Population Services International & STAR Consortium Partners, WHO, UNITAID (satellite session)
  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 18:30-20:30
  • Session Room 4

Implementation of Molecular Testing to Improve Patient Care

  • Organised by Hologic, Inc. (satellite session)
  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 18:30-20:30
  • Session Room 13

Making Viral Load Routine: Successes and challenges in the implementation of routine HIV viral load monitoring (Invite only)

  • For invitations: contact Helen Bygrave (helen.bygrave@joburg.msf.org)
  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 18:00-20:30
  • Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel (63 Snell Parade, Durban)

Roche on 90:90:90: How to achieve the 1st and 3rd 90 (Invite only)

  • Wednesday, 20 July
  • 18:30-20:30
  • Sky venue at Maharani Hotel

AIDS 2016: Thursday, 21 July 
Implementing Point-of-Care for Early Infant Diagnosis
  • Organised by ASLM (satellite session)
  • Thursday, 21 July
  • 07:00-08:30
  • Session Room 2
Diagnosis and Treatment of TB in People Living with HIV: Results of TB Fast Track, XPHACTOR, and Lesedi Kamoso
  • Organised by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and The Aurum Institute (satellite session)
  • Thursday, 21 July
  • 07:00-08:30
  • Session Room 8
Optimizing Laboratory Diagnostics
  • Oral Poster Discussion Session Track B
  • Thursday, 21 July
  • 13:00-14:00
  • Session Room 13
Beyond 90-90-90 with Differentiated Care
  • Symposia Session chaired by ARASA and IAS
  • Thursday 21 July
  • 14:30-16:00
  • Session Room 1
The Last 90: Accelerating Diagnostics Scale Up to Measure, Achieve, and Sustain Viral Suppression                     
  • Organised by World Health Organization, UNITAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (satellite session)
  • Thursday, 21 July
  • 18:30-20:30
  • Session Room 1
The Right Tools to Scale-up HIV Treatment for Children, Right Now! Practical Programmatic Perspectives
  • Organised by Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Clinton Health Access Initiative, UNITAID, NEPHAK (satellite session)
  • Thursday 21 July
  • 18:30-20:30
  • Session Room 5
New Directions in Hepatitis Testing: Launch of WHO Guidelines
  • Organised by Global Hepatitis Programme, World Health Organization (satellite session)
  • Thursday, 21 July
  • 18:30-20:30
  • Session Room 12

AIDS 2016: Friday, 22 July
HIV Patient Management: Clinician Perspectives, Diagnostic Approaches, and Quality Assurance Supporting Results Integrity     
  • Organised by Beckman Coulter Life Sciences (satellite session)
  • Friday, 22 July
  • 07:00-08:30
  • Session Room 11

AIDS 2016 conference programme and full descriptions: http://programme.aids2016.org
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