It is expected that this socialization will provide the necessary tools for the implementation of good practices that promote the adoption of PAHO/WHO recommendations (Module 5) for the prevention and control of TB in this population at all levels of care.
It is also expected to integrate the National TB programs with those responsible for the activities of children and adolescents in the Ministries of Health, Maternal and Child Programs and scientific societies involved in the care of these populations.
Simultaneous interpretation into English, Portuguese and French.
The objective of this webinar is to provide a space for countries in the Region to share successful experiences in addressing TB in children and adolescents, from a programmatic and clinical point of view.
The target population of this webinar will be all those involved in the approach to TB in the children and adolescent population: physicians, nurses, TB program coordinators/managers, coordinators/managers of children and adolescent care programs, maternal and child care, medical specialists, national level managers of the same programs mentioned here, academia, scientific societies of specialists and all those who are interested.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
10:00 am to 12:30 pm Washington DC Time
10:00-10:05 a.m. Welcome.
Rubén Mayorga. Unit Chief, HIV, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections. PAHO, USA
10:05-10:20 a.m. TB situation in the Children and Adolescent population Region of the Americas, 2023
Pedro Avedillo. Advisor, Tuberculosis Prevention, Control and Elimination. PAHO, USA
10:20-11:15 a.m. Partnership experience between the Argentine Society of Pediatrics and the National Ministry of Health; Argentina, 2014-2023.
Lic Luciana Angueira. Pediatric TB referent of the Direction of Response to HIV, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis and Leprosy of the Ministry of Health of Argentina. (10 mins)
Dra. Fabiana Molina- 2nd Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Argentine Society of Pediatrics (SAP) (8 mins)
Coordinated work between different entities for the control of tuberculosis in the child and adolescent population in Brazil
Dra. Liliana Romero- MD. Infectologist National Tuberculosis Program, Ministry of Health Brazil (10 mins)
Betina Méndes Alcântara Gabardo - MD Pediatrician - Hospital de Clínicas Complex UFPR; Researcher for REDE TB; Professor of Medicine at Faculdade Pequeno Príncipe FPP (8 mins)
Relevant constructive experiences in Colombia in TB care for children and adolescents.
Dra. Magnolia Arango Loboguerrero, Colombia. Member of the Regional Group of TB in Children and Adolescents of the Americas. Professor, National University of Colombia (15 mins)
11:15-11:45 a.m. Questions and answers.
11:45 a.m.-12:00 m. Conclusions and closing
Pedro Avedillo. Advisor, Tuberculosis Prevention, Control and Elimination. PAHO, USA.
- 7:00 am.– Los Angeles, Vancouver
- 8:00 am. – Belmopan, Guatemala City, Managua, Mexico City, San Jose (CR), San Salvador, Tegucigalpa
- 9:00 am. – Bogota, Panamá City, Kingston, Lima, Quito, Cayman Islands
- 10:00 am. – Asunción, Bridgetown, Caracas, Castries, Georgetown, Havana, La Paz, Nassau, Ottawa, Port-au-Prince, Port of Spain, San Juan (Puerto Rico), Santiago, Santo Domingo, Washington DC
- 11:00 pm – Buenos Aires, Brasilia, Montevideo, Paramaribo
- 4:00 pm. – Geneva, Madrid
For other cities, check the local time.