Global Forum

Detailed Agenda

Monday 3 October 2011

13:00 Welcome and Keynote Address
13:25 Perspectives from Ministers of Health
13:55 VOTE OF THANKS
14:00 National and Regional Responses and Commitments
14:45 TEA BREAK
15:00 Reflections from GARP Phase 1: Kenya, South Africa, Vietnam and India 
16:30 Debate: Providing Antibiotics for Under-Fives:  Community or Facility?
17:30 Highlights of the Day and Preview of What's to Come
19:30 India Habitat Centre Banquet for Global Forum Participants (register here)

 

Tuesday 4 October 2011

9:00 Keynote: The Global Burden of Pneumonia and Sepsis
9:45

Hospital-Acquired Infections and Infection Control

Puerperal Sepsis, Maternal Health Management and Appropriate Antibiotic Use

Antibiotic Use and Resistance within the Community

11:00  TEA BREAK
11:30

Challenges to Sepsis and Pneumonia Treatment Management

Using Regulation to Strengthen Drug Access and Quality

One Multinational Pharmaceutical Company's Effort to Control Antimicrobial Resistance: the Merck/MSD Example

12:45 POSTER VIEWING & LUNCH
14:00

Resistance Surveillance from the Global to the Community Level

Hands-on Session: Reimagining Resistance

Hands-on Session: Quality-Control Requirements for Laboratory Certification in India

Hands-on Session: How to Build Local Coalitions for Containing Drug Resistance: Country-Level and Regional Experiences

15:00

GENERAL POSTER VIEWING & TEA BREAK

Poster walks for the following sessions: 

Hospital-Acquired Infections and Infection Control

Challenges to Sepsis and Pneumonia Treatment Management

Resistance Surveillance from the Global to the Community Level

16:00

Antibiotic Stewardship

Resistance to Antibiotics for STI Treatment

Microbiology Laboratories (hospital and other)

Hands-on Session: ResistanceMap: Communicating Antimicrobial Resistance Trends through GIS and a Composite Drug Resistance Index

17:15 NDM-1 & Other Emerging Pathogens: A Microcosm of the Resistance Problem

 

Wednesday 5 October 2011

9:00 Keynote: Vaccination to Reduce Resistance
9:45

Antibiotics in Agriculture:  Consequences for Resistance

Interventions and Innovations at the Community Level

Diagnostics for Fever:  Current Status and Future Directions

Hands-on Session: Analyzing and Understanding Hospital-level Resistance Data (through 12:45)

11:00 POSTER VIEWING & TEA BREAK
11:30 Strengthening Infection Control
12:45 POSTER VIEWING, LUNCH & GROUP PHOTO
14:15
Late-breaker and Other Topics
15:45

GENERAL POSTER VIEWING & TEA BREAK

Poster walks for the following sessions: 

Antibiotic Stewardship

Microbiology Laboratories

Antibiotics in Agriculture: Consequences for Resistance

Strengthening Infection Control

Using Surveillance to Best Inform Practice 

17:00
17:45

 

 

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