Malaysia National Hepatitis Conference 2019

Organized by the Gastroenterology & Hepatology Unit, Ampang Hospital, the theme of the 4th National Hepatitis Conference 2019 is “Towards eliminating viral hepatitis“.

Date & venue:
Date: 7-8 March 2019
Venue: Connexion Conference & Event Centre, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Panel discussion
Collaborative R&D Model – Malaysia, world leaders in Hepatitis C
Thursday, 7 March 2019, 9:00 am–10:15 amModerator: Meera Sivasothy, Producer & Host, BFMSpeakers:

  • Datuk Dr Noor Hisham bin Abdullah, Director General, Ministry of Health, Malaysia
  • François Bompart, Director of Paediatric HIV/HCV Programmes, DNDi Geneva, Switzerland
  • Rangarajan Sampath, Chief Scientific Officer, FIND, Switzerland
  • Sherine Helmy, Deputy Chairman & Managing Director, Pharco Group, Egypt
  • Dato’ Farshila Emran, Managing Director, Pharmaniaga Berhad, Malaysia
  • Akhmal Yusof, CEO, Clinical Research Malaysia, Malaysia

Hepatitis C Elimination Through Access to Diagnostics (HEAD-Start)
Thursday, 7 March 2019, 11:30 am–11:50 am
Presenter: Sonjelle Shilton, HCV Project Manager, FIND