• HIV and tuberculosis: state-of-the-art in transplant infectious diseases

  • HIV and tuberculosis: state-of-the-art in transplant infectious diseases

  • HIV and tuberculosis: state-of-the-art in transplant infectious diseases

#Infection #Africa

Live Session:

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 7:00 PM (Local time in Johannesburg)
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Description:


Come and learn about the latest in tuberculosis and HIV! For TB: Learn the latest in screening for tuberculosis in donors, prevention strategies in transplant recipients and, how to diagnose and manage TB if suspected in your transplant recipient. In HIV: Learn the details on using HIV-positive donors and how to monitor and manage the recipients of HIV-positive recipients.

Learning Objectives:


  • Understand the considerations when using HIV positive donors

  • Learn best practice in avoiding tuberculosis and what to do when it is suspected in a transplant recipient

Faculty:


Steering clear of Tuberculosis and what to do if you suspect it in your recipient


Aruna Subramanian

Chief, Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases 
Clinical Professor, Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Stanford Health Care
Palo Alto, CA, USA

Using HIV positive donors


Elmi Muller

Head Transplantation Service
Groote Schuur Hospital
Cape Town, South Africa

Dr Muller qualified in general surgery in 2004. Since this time she had been working in the field of transplantation and is the head of the transplantation service at Groote Schuur Hospital.  Her research is in HIV positive transplantation: the “HIV positive to positive” transplant programme she started at in 2008 changed the life of many socioeconomically disadvantaged people. Currently, she is Past President of the South African Transplantation Society and President-Elect for The Transplantation Society (TTS). 

Dr Muller has experience in both tertiary academic medicine as well as private practice and has been organizing projects both locally in South Africa as well as internationally.  She had been a faculty member/advisor for several World Health Organization workshops and has significant experience in health management in the field of transplantation.  She has collaborated with many international leaders and is currently involved in research collaboration projects at the University of Cape Town, Hopkins University (USA) and Lund University (Sweden).  

Moderator:


Greg Calligaro

MB ChB, FCP (SA), Cert. Pulm (SA)
UCT Private Academic Hospital
Cape Town, South Africa

Schedule (90 min):


  • 05 min

    Welcome and introduction to the Masterclass by the Chairs

  • 25 min

    Presentation: Steering clear of Tuberculosis and what to do if you suspect it in your recipient, Aruna Subramanian, USA

  • 05 min

    Live Q&A with Aruna Subramanian, USA

  • 25 min

    Presentation: Using HIV positive donors, Elmi Muller, South Africa

  • 05 min

    Live Q&A with Elmi Muller, South Africa

  • 20 min

    Interactive panel discussion with audience participation led by the Chair
  • 05 min

    Masterclass ends

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