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March 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

MALAYSIA'S OFFICIAL VIRAL HEPATITIS CONFERENCE

07:00 AM

Registration and Morning Coffee

08:00 AM

Opening Remarks  – Dr Rosaida binti Md Said

Chairperson of National Hepatitis Conference 2020

08:15 AM

Welcome Speech and Opening Ceremony – Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah

Director General of Health, Malaysia

09:00 AM

HEADLINE PANEL SESSION  –Elimination of Hepatitis C by 2030:  A Realistic Goal?

Moderator:Professor Benjamin Cowie, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis, The Doherty Institute

  • Australia

    Professor Gregory Dore, Program Head, Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program, UNSW Sydney

  • Egypt

    Professor Gamal Eldin Esmat, Endemic Medicine and Hepatogastroenterology Department, Cairo University

  • Egypt

    Dr Sherine Helmy, Deputy Chairman & Managing Director of Pharco Group

  • Malaysia

    Datuk Dr Noor Hisham bin Abdullah, Director General of Health, Malaysia/p>

  • Pakistan

    Dr Huma Qureshi, Advisor to the Federal Health Minister of Pakistan

  • WHO

    Dr Ying-Ru Jacqueline Lo, Head of Mission and WHO Representative to Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore

10:30 AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 AM

WHO SPECIAL PLENARY ADDRESS – DR PHILIPPA EASTERBROOK

Senior Scientist at the Global Hepatitis Programme, WHO Geneva HIV Department, Geneva

11:20 AM

Treating Hepatitis C in Malaysia

 

Moderator:Dr Nazrila Hairizan binti Nasir, Deputy Director, Primary Health, MOH

 

  1. Brief Overview of Hep C Treatment in Malaysia (DAA Era)
    Dr Rosaida binti Md Said, Chairperson of National Hepatitis Conference 2020

  2. Pre-treatment Assessment, Monitoring and Follow-up
    Dr Zalwani Zainuddin, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah

  3. Management of Drug-Drug Interaction
    Dr Tan Soek Siam, Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Hospital Selayang

12:10 PM

FIND HEAD-START

Preliminary Results and findings on the Project

  1. India, Georgia and Myanmar
    Sonjelle Shilton, Deputy Head for HCV, Access Foundation of Innovation New Diagnostics (FIND), Geneva

  2. Malaysia
    Datuk Dr Muhammad Radzi bin Abu Hassan, National Head Gastroenterology and Hepatology, MOH

12:40 PM

Sponsored Talk by Abbott Application of Dried Blood Spot (DBS) on decentralization of Hepatitis C

Dr Danijela Lucic, Senior Manager, Scientific Affairs, Global Infectious Disease (HIV-1, Hepatitis), Abbott Molecular, Inc, United State of America

01:00 PM

LUNCH

02:00 PM

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Case Study Presentations for Hepatitis C

 

ModeratorPreliminary Results and findings on the Project

 

 

  1. Cambodia
    Jean-Philippe Dousset, Medical Coordinator, MSF Cambodia

  2. Pakistan
    Dr Gul Ghuttai Khalid, Deputy Medical Coordinator, MSF Pakistan

02:30 PM

PANEL SESSIONKey Pillars of the Decentralization of HCV Treatment in Malaysia

 

ModeratorDatuk Shahnaz binti Murad, Former Deputy Director General of Health, MOH, Malaysia

 

  1. Key Decentralization Action and Facilities
    Dr Nazrila Hairizan binti Nasir, Deputy Director, Primary Health, MOH

  2. Training
    Dr Rosaida binti Md Said, Chairperson of National Hepatitis Conference 2020

  3. DAAs Supply & Medicine Therapy Adherence Clinics
    Ms Rozita Mohammad, Deputy Director, Pharmacy Practice & Development Division, MOH

  4. Diagnostics Support
    Datin Dr Salbiah binti Hj Nawi, Senior Consultant Microbiologist, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

03:20 PM

DISCUSSION SESSIONPharmacy Perspectives: Challenges in Getting Treatment for Hepatitis C in Malaysia

 

Chee Yoke Ling, Director of Programmes of Third World Network

 

Dr Roshayati binti Mohamad Sani, Director, Pharmaceutical Services Program, MOH

03:50 PM

PRESENTATIONS Treating Hepatitis C in Special Populations

 

Moderator Datuk Dr Muhammad Radzi bin Abu Hassan, National Head Gastroenterology and Hepatology, MOH

 

  1. Decompensated Cirrhosis
    Dr Tan Soek Siam, Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Hospital Selayang

  2. Co-infection HIV/HBV
    Dr Haniza binti Omar, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Hospital Selayang

  3. Renal Failure/ESKD
    Dr Haniza binti Omar, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Hospital Selayang

  4. Blood Disorders/Thalassemia
    Dr Rosaida binti Md Said, Chairperson of National Hepatitis Conference 2020

  5. Malignancy/Hepatoma
    Dr Zalwani Zainuddin, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah

04:50 PM

Tea Break

                                                                                 

                                                                       End of Day 1