World Hepatitis Day Conference 2019 - Delhi

Full program

Inaugural program

FIND is co-organizing a pre-World Hepatitis Day Conference on Saturday, 20 July 2019, at ILBS in New Delhi. The title of the meeting, Marching together to achieve hepatitis C elimination–targets and action, will unite authorities from the Government of NCT of Delhi, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the National Centre for Disease Control, the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, FIND and other agencies to share information coming from different viral hepatitis programmes.

Date and time: Saturday, 20 July 2019, 9:30–17:00
Venue: ILBS, New Delhi

Marching together to achieve hepatitis C elimination – targets and action
FIND participation
10:15–11:30
Welcome Address Dr Seema Alam, Head Operations, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS)
Address – Vision of ILBS in Hepatitis elimination from India
–Dr S.K. Sarin, Director, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS)Keynote Address
–Dr Sanjay Sarin, Head ─ Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), India
–Dr Ashok Kumar, DGHS,  Govt. of NCT of Delhi
–Dr S. Eswara Reddy, Drugs Controller General of India
–Dr Sujeet Kumar Singh, Director, National Center for Disease Control (NCDC)
Special Remarks
–Dr Rajendra Prasad Pant, Director General, DHS, Nepal
–Dr Bilali Camara, UNIADS Country Director, India
Inaugural address
–Sh. Vikas Sheel, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India
14:45–15:00
15:00–15:15
Innovations in viral hepatitis testing and linkage to care
Presentations by FIND:
–Innovations in HCV testing, Ms. Preetishirin, Lab. Specialist (HCV), FIND
–Follow-up mechanism for anti-HCV positive individuals, Mr. E.R. Babu, CPM (HCV), FIND
17:00–17:05 Closing remarks: ILBS & FIND

The Delhi Model