COLDA 2020

Organized by Virology Education in close collaboration with local societies, COLDA 2020 aims at empowering African healthcare professionals (HCPs) to diagnose, prevent, treat and achieve a cure for liver diseases for the benefit of patients in Africa.

COLDA’s 3rd conference provides an opportunity for clinicians, researchers, policymakers, industry representatives, and other HCPs in the African region to view pre-recorded lectures and participate in live sessions which will include panel discussions, Q&A periods, and abstract presentations.

Venue: Virtual conference
Date & time: 10–12 September 2020

On Thursday, 10 September 2020, FIND is holding a 30 min session from 5:45–6:15 PM CEST.

Length Presentation Presenter
7 min Upcoming diagnostic tools to catalyse action for HCV Sonjelle Shilton, FIND Deputy Head of HCV Access
16 min Multicentre clinical evaluation to assess the performance of centralized assays for hepatitis C virus RNA detection from dried blood spot (DBS) samples: preliminary results Prof Claude M Muvunyi, MD, PhD, University of Rwanda
7 min Consideration for the use of DBS samples for HCV viral load testing in Rwanda Dr Janvier Serumondo, Director, STIs & OBBI Unit, Rwanda Biomedical Centre