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AIDS 2012: Looking to the Future in HIV and TB

AIDS 2012: Looking to the Future in HIV and TB

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Over the last few years, there have been tremendous advances in knowledge of prevention and treatment of tuberculosis in persons living with HIV as well as scale up of services. Nevertheless, the burden of tuberculosis remains enormous in persons living with HIV, and new approaches are needed. The purpose of this session is to provide an overview of the latest developments in HIV and tuberculosis. Specifically, the session will cover the state of the art in TB diagnostics, prevention, and treatment; emerging data on delivery of HIV/TB care: and TB vaccine development. The session will include a special commentary of tuberculosis in the HIV infected pediatric population.

Introduction

TB Prevention:  New Data, New Approaches, New Challenges

  • A. Grant, United Kingdom

New TB Diagnostics and Drugs:  Potential and Pitfalls

  • Richard Chaisson, United States

Integrating HIV and TB Delivery:  Models, Results and Prospect

  • Haileyesus Getahun, Switzerland

TB Vaccines:  What is on The Horizon?

  • Thomas Evans, United States

Special Commentary: Pediatric HIV and TB

  • Whoopi Goldberg, United States

Event Date

Jul 27, 2012