TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

(Subject to Revision by Speakers and Presentations)

 

THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES:

Global Challenges in Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases

 

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

 

First Day,  15th  August 2017, Tuesday

0800-0900

Registration of Participants

0900-0945

Keynote Address: Global Challenges in Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases

Speaker: Deputy Director-General of Health, Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia.

0945-1045

Opening Ceremony by Honourable Minister of Health or Deputy, and Tea Break

1045-1115

Issues in childhood vaccination.

Dr. Hajah Faridah,

Deputy Director Family Health, MOH, Malaysia.

1115-1145

Quality Control  in Vaccines

Dr B. Sekar, Director, Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India.

1145-1300

Industry symposium – Paediatrics vaccines (Sanofi Pasteur)

Topic : -  Childhood vaccination: Impact and Challenges

-    Updates on Dengue Vaccines

1300-1415

Lunch Break

1415-1500

Microbes as weapons of mass destruction –Potential threats and preparedness

Prof Dr Byung-Il Yeh, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea.

1500-1510

 

Free Paper Presentations

Free Paper Presentation

1510-1520

 

 

1520-1530

 

 

1530-1600

TEA BREAK

 

1600-1610

 

 

1610-1620

 

 

1620-1630

 

 

1630-1640

 

 

1640-1650

 

 

1650-1700

 

 

 

Second Day, 16th  August 2017, Wednesday

0800-0830

Registration of Participants

0830-0915

Climate Change and Global Health-The Gordian Knot. Dr Carlos Espinal, Director, Global Health Consortium, Florida International University, USA.

0915-0945

21st-century Major Global Health Threat- Antimicrobial Resistance. Prof Dr Kalai Mathee, Florida International University, USA

0945-1015

Drug Resistant  Bacteria in Health Care Setting and Community- Assoc Prof Yuki Uehara, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan.

11015 1045

Emergence of community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in indigenous population with particular reference to Australia. Dr. Asha Bowen, University of Western Australia.

1045-1100

Tea Break

1100-1130

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus  in the community in Malaysia

Assoc Prof Dr Cheah Tong Soon, UniKLRCMP, Ipoh Malaysia

11.30-1200

Multidrug resistance in TB

Dr Zamurina binti Abu Bakar,

Medical Consultant and Pulmonologist, Institute of Respiratory Medicine, KL.

1200-1245

Industry Symposium

1245-1400

Lunch Break

1400-1430

Opportunistic organisms in immunocompromised individuals

 Prof. S.P.T. Thyagarajan, Pro-Chancellor (Research), Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India.

1430-1500

 

Diarrhoeal diseases in children.

Dr Rashidul Haque

Senior Scientist, International Diarrhoeal Disease Research-WHO. Bangladesh.

1500-1530

 

 Avian Flu

Dr Norlida Othman, Assistant Director, Biosecurity and sanitary, phytosanitary,  Department of Veterinary Services, Malaysia.

1530-1540

Free Paper Presentations

Free Paper Presentations

1540-1550

 

 

1550-1600

 

 

1600-1620

Tea Break

 

1620-1630

 

 

1630-1640

 

 

1640-1650

 

 

1650-1700

 

 

 

Third Day, 17th  August 2017, Thursday

0800-0830

Registration of Participants

0830-0900

Zoonoses

Dr. Vickneshwaran Muthu

Principal Assistant Director, Zoonosis Sector

Disease Control Division, MOH Malaysia

0900-0930

Influenza Surveillance in Southern Vietnam

Dr. Nguyen Vu Thuong

Vice Director, Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

0930-1000

Symposium on Zika Virus- Southeast Asia and South America’s experience

 Zika Virus- Malaysia’s experience

 Speaker: Dr Chong Chee Kheong

 Director, Disease Control, MOH, Malaysia.

1000-1030

 Zika Virus- Indonesia’s experience

Speaker, MOH, Indonesia.

1030-1045

 Tea Break

1045-1115

 

Zika Virus- Vietnam’s experience

Speaker: Assoc Prof Dr Vu Thi Que Huong, Head, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vice Director, Training Centre, Pasteur Institute, Ho Chin Minh City,  Vietnam

1115-1145

Zika Virus- Thailand’s experience

Speaker: MOH, Thailand

1145-1215

Zika Virus- Philippines’s  experience

Speaker: MOH, Philippines

1215-1245

Zika Virus- South America’s experience

Speaker: Dr Jose Cerbino Neto, Infectious Diseases Specialist, Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

1245

Closing Ceremony and Lunch