5th Initiative against Diarrheal and Enteric diseases in Asia (IDEA) 2017

5th Meeting of the Initiative against Diarrheal & Enteric diseases in Asia 2017 group
The primary goal of this meeting is to provide a place of exchange about the current cholera situation in Asia and the activities being implemented at different levels nationally and internationally gearing towards defining and reducing the global burden of this disease in Asia. This meeting intends to foster linkages and collaboration amongst country members, international partners, the private / public sectors and from policy makers, as well as to better visualize common work to catalyze future interventions to prevent and control cholera.

6 - 9 March 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

19:30

Welcome reception

At the Hilton Opera Terrace

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - Ballroom B Conference Room

8:15 - 9:00

Registration

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome

  • Fondation Mérieux, France
  • MoH Vietnam
  • National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE), Vietnam
9:15 - 9:40

Meeting introduction and objectives

9:40 - 10:40

Keynote address:
Diarrheal diseases: overview of up-to-date disease burden in Asia
Q&A

G.B Nair

Session 1 - Country situation update (Part 1)

11:00 - 13:00

Chairs: Anu P Gautam & Phan Trong Lan
(5 Countries – 20 min per presentation including questions)

Country presentation include:

  • Cholera epidemiology update
  • Progress in the prevention and control of cholera
  • Mapping country capacities

Q&A

  • Firdausi Qadri (Bangladesh)
  • Seng Heng (Cambodia)
  • S.K Kar (India)
  • Kadim Musal (Indonesia)
  • Wan Mansor Hamzah (Malaysia)
13:00 - 14:30

Group photo and lunch

Session 2 - Country situation update (Part 2)

14:30 - 16:30

Chairs: Domnique Legros & Hubert Endtz
(5 Countries – 20 min per presentation including questions)

Country presentation include:

  • Cholera epidemiology update
  • Progress in the prevention and control of cholera
  • Mapping country capacities

Q&A

  • Basu Dev Pandey (Nepal)
  • Ashraf Sultan (Pakistan)
  • Mario Baquilod (Philippines)
  • Sopon Iamsirithaworn (Thailand)
  • Nguyen Tran Hien (Vietnam)
16:30 - 17:00

Coffee Break

17:00 - 18:00

Day wrap up

19:00

Dinner

Ballroom A

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - Ballroom B Conference Room

9:00 - 9:10

Day objectives

Session 3 - Existing interventions on cholera prevention and control in Asia (Part 1)

9:10 - 10:30

Chairs: Ana L Lopez & Robert Hall
(15 min per presentation)

Presentations include topics link to interventions associated to stakeholders Cholera-Asia focused projects / interventions that includes:

  • WASH
  • OCV
  • Patient care
  • Surveillance and research
  • Global interventions

Intervening stakeholders:

  • Anu Paudyal Gautam (UNICEF)
  • Claudio Deola (Save the children)
  • Dipika Sur (PATH)
  • Julia Lynch (IVI)
  • Firdausi Qadri (ICDDR,B)
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Session 3 - Existing interventions on cholera prevention and control in Asia (part 2)

11:00 - 12:20

Chairs: Julia Lynch & Claudio Deola

Presentations include topics link to interventions associated to stakeholders Cholera-Asia focused projects / interventions that includes:

  • WASH
  • OCV
  • Surveillance and research
  • Patient care
  • Global interventions

Intervening stakeholders:

  • Dominique Legros (GTFCC)
  • Ana Lena Lopez (DOVE)
  • Robert Hall (NIH)
  • Martin Mengel (AMP)
  • Sanyukta Sen Gupta (THSTI)
12:20 - 13:00

Panel discussion: catalyzing efforts

Session 4 - Developing national integrated cholera action plans in cholera - prone countries

14:00 - 16:30

Moderator and Facilitator:
Vanessa Hanifa (Alcimed)

  • Country case studies
  • Breakout groups to analyze the country situation and NAPs status
16:30 - 17:00

Coffee break

19:30 - 21:30

Dinner at the Forest Restaurant

21:30

Bus transfer from the Forest Restaurant to Hilton Hotel

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Ballroom B Conference Room

Session 5 - Panel discussion: Recognizing cholera as a public health problem

9:00 - 10:30

Chair: G.B Nair

The role of:

  • Governmental bodies
  • International and national stakeholders
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30

Final summing up & next steps
Closing remarks

N.K Ganguly