Timetable

Preliminary Scientific program

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Centre of Communicable Diseases and AIDS, Nugal_toj_ 14 D, Vilnius

9:00-17:00

Northern Dimension Partnership on Public Health and Social Wellbeing (NDPHS) Expert Group on HIV, TB and Associated Infections meeting

Chair: A. Arsalo (Finland)

 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

 

Lithuanian Academy of Science, Gedimino Av.3, Vilnius

 

Big hall

08:15-17:00

REGISTRATION

9.00

Welcome message on behalf of MoH (Ausra Bilotiene - Motiejuniene,) and Lithuanian Academy of Science (Vytautas Basys)

 

Key lecture: The Battle Over Genome Editing. Virgilijus Siksnys (TBC), Lithuania

9:30-11:00

Symposium A "Vaccine-preventable infections" 

Chairs: R. Butler (WHO), M. Skerlev (Croatia), A.Kozlov A (Russia)

 

European Vaccine Action Plan. Life time vaccination good practice and challenges. Robb Butler, WHO, Copenhagen (TBC)

 

New vaccines implementation challenges in Lithuania. Nerija Kupreviciene, Lithuania

 

Vaccination in Latvia (TBC)

 

HPV and men in the global context of the vaccines. Mihael Skerlev, Croatia

 

Therapeutic HPV vaccination. Maria Issagouliantis, Latvia

11:00-11:30

Health Break 

11:30-13:00

Symposium B "Communicable diseases and social determinants of health"

Chairs: A. Arsalo (Finland), M. Mardarescu (Romania)

 

On behalf of ND, topic on HIV and AI (title TBC). Ali Arsalo, NDP, Finland

 

New Nordic Council of Ministers’ Cooperation Programme in Northwest Russia: mobilising resources for better response: HIV and associated infections, 2017-2018. Dmitry Titkov, Finland

 

Mika Salminen, Finland (title TBC)

 

Public health dimension in balanced drug policy: aim and measures. Inga Juozapavi_ien_, Lithuania

 

The Sialon II Project - integrating bio-behavioural survey among men who have sex with men in 13 European countries: project results and recommendations. Lorenzo Gios and Massimo Mirandola, Italy

 

Gender difference and HIV protective behaviour among internal migrants in Bagkok, Thailand. Thepthien Bang-on, Thailand

 

Behavioural changes in the Romanian young population and their effect on HIV transmission. Mariana Mardarescu, Romania

13:00-14:30

Lunch Break

14:30-16:00

Symposium C "Tuberculosis"

Chairs:  M. Dara (WHO), T. Ulrichs (Germany), M. Danilovits (Estonia), M Singh (Germany)

 

Masoud Dara, WHO, Copenhagen (title TBC)

 

Challenges in TB control in Eastern Europe. Timo Ulrichs, Germany

 

TB  control in Lithuania. Kestutis Miskinis, Lithuania

 

Challenges in TB control in Estonia. Manfred Danilovits, Estonia

 

TB control in Belarus (TBC). Alena Skrahina, Belarus

 

TB control in the Russian Federation, collaborative projects with EU in within the Northern Dimension Partnership (TBC). Anna Starchinova, Russian Federation

 

New Approaches to TB Diagnostics. Mahavir Singh, Germany

 

Genotypic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients with a combination of TB and HIV infection. Diana Vakhrusheva, Kseniya Belousova, Tatyana Umpeleva and Sergey Skornyakov, Russian Federation

 

Impact of HIV infection on TB epidemic in Russia. Olga Nechaeva, Russian Federation

16:00-16:30

Health Break

16:30-18:30

 

OPENING Plenary  

Chairs:  A.Veryga (Lithuania), M.Dara (WHO), M. Catchpole (ECDC)                  

 

Video message from European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis

 

Welcome message. Ministry of Health Aurelijus Veryga, Lithuania

 

Welcome message on behalf of Lithuania academy of science

 

Challenges in Communicable Diseases - WHO perspective. Masoud Dara, WHO, Copenhagen (title TBC)

 

Continuum of HIV Care and antimicrobial resistance. Mike Catchpole, ECDC, Stockholm

 

Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90–90–90 targets. Vinay Saldanha, UNAIDS, Moscow

19:00-21:00

Get-Together

 

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Lithuanian Academy of science, Gedimino Av.3, Vilnius

Big hall

Small hall

08:15-17:00

REGISTRATION

 

9:00-9:15

Welcome A. Rubins, S. Valiukeviciene, S. Caplinskas

 

9:15-10:00

Key lecture: Pruritus management in patients with chronic internal diseases. Jacek Szepietowski, Poland

 

10:00-11:00

PLENARY A "STI"  

Chairs: A. Poder (Estonia), M. Domeika (Sweden), I. Jakobsone (Latvia)

Oral Poster session „PH bureau activity“

 

Trends of STI-s in Europe. Airi Poder, Estonia

 

 

Facing co-morbidity response challenges (perspective from Lithuania). Saulius Caplinskas, Lithuania

 

 

Gonorrhoea and Chlamydia (epidemiology, diagnostics and therapy) in Latvia. Ilze Jakobsone, Latvia

 

 

Clinical Manifestations of Congenital syphilis. Vesta Kucinskiene, Lithuania

 

 

Syphilis. Silvestrs Rubins, Latvia

 

 

Sexual behaviour and STI (Lithuania population representative studies results). Agne Simkunaite – Zazecke and Irma Caplinskien_, Lithuania

 

 

STI management - evidence based international approaches and international collaborative projects. Marius Domeika, Sweden

 

11:00-11:30

Health Break

 

11:30-13:00

Plenary B "HIV" 

Chairs: C. Moog (France), E. Karamov (Russian Federation)

Oral Poster session „ULAC (Centre of Communicable Diseases and AIDS) initiatives“

 

On behalf of WHO, topic HIV/STI/VH/TB. Masoud Dara, WHO, Copenhagen (title TBC)

ULAC posters exhibition

 

Lessons learned from HIV patients that control infection. Christian Moog, France

 

 

Late presentation in HIV infection. Cristina Mussini, Italy

 

 

Risk factors involved in late detection of HIV mother to child transmission -  data from the National Registry of HIV pregnant women and perinatally exposed children in Romania.

Mariana Mardarescu, Romania

 

 

Increasing HIV epidemy in Slovakia - challange to reach UNAIDS goals "90-90-90". Danica Staneková, Slovakia

 

13:00-14:30

 Lunch Break

14:30-16:00

 

PLENARY C "Psoriasis" 

Chairs: M-A. Richard (France), J. Szepietowski (Poland), E. Christophers (Germany)

Poster presentation /

Satellite session

 

The manifold faces of psoriasis. Enno Christophers, Germany

 

 

The New Aims in Psoriasis Treatment. Jacek Szepietowski, Poland

 

 

Treatment of severe psoriasis in children. Jurgita Karciauskiene, Lithuania

 

 

Methotrexate prescription in others skin condition than psoriasis. Marie-Aleth Richard, France

 

 

Enthesitis as a predisposing factor of psoriatic arthritis in patients with nail psoriasis? Tatjana Sidorcika, Latvia

 

16:00-16:30

Health Break

16:30-18:00

PLENARY D "Acne, Hidradenitis and Pruritus" 

Chairs: C. Zoubulis (Germany), V. Kucinskiene (Lithuania),

Poster presentation /

Satellite session

 

European guidelines for hidradenitis suppurativa management. Biological role and evidence based potential. Christos Zoubulis, Germany

 

 

Biological role for auto inflammatory PASH syndrome. Vesta Kucinskiene, Lithuania

 

 

What’s new in the management of Acne. Christos Zoubulis, Germany

 

18.00-19.00

Visit to the  Vilnius University (University St. 7, Vilnius) 

19.00-22.00

Dinner (Venue: Vilnius University Department of History Cafe, University St. 7, Vilnius)

 

Friday, October 6, 2017

Lithuanian Academy of science, Gedimino Av.3, Vilnius

Archangel Conference and Arts Centre,   Maironio St. 11

Big hall

Small hall

08:15-17:00

REGISTRATION

 

 

09:00-11:00

Free Communications / Case report session A

Chairs: E. Buinauskaite (Lithuania), M.Septe (Latvia), P. Kohl (Germany)

Free Communications / Abstract based Case report session B

 

10:00-13:00

 

 

Symposium D "HIV and AI" 

Chairs: V. Eremin (Belarus), E. Leskovsek (Slovenia), T. Reic (Belgium)

 

How to be happy being a doctor. Evelina Buinauskaite, Lithuania

The first surveillance and molecular characterization of environmental Legionella pneumophila strains isolated in Lithuania: a 4-year survey. Povilas Kavaliauskas, Lithuania

Continuum of HIV Care. Mike Catchpole, ECDC, Stockholm

 

The significance of high frequency ultrasound and spectrophotometry in diagnostics of melanocytic skin tumours. Gintare Linkeviciute, Lithuania

Seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness against laboratory-confirmed influenza in 2015-2017: A hospital-based test-negative case-control study in Lithuania. Monika Kuliese, Lithuania

HIV modelling (WHO, ECDC or Lithuanian representative TBC)

 

Experience removal of benign tumours of the skin in problem face areas. Ingrida Ritina, Latvia

 

Building a repository to support HIV research, the experience of the Centre for AIDS Reagents. Yan Le Duff, UK

 

Side effects in cosmetic dermatology. Alena Soha, Latvia

 

Impact of recombination on HIV-1 evolution: viral loads and immune response. Feng Gao, USA

 

Dissecting folliculitis: a clinical case and review of literature. Alise Balcere, Latvia

 

Apoptosis in HIV infection. Sergey Zhavoronok, Belarus

 

Rosacea complication – Rhynophyma. Evita Jakusonoka, Latvia

 

HIV-1 molecular epidemiology in Moscow. Miguel Thomson, Spain

 

4 interesting case reports in dermatovenerology. Marcis Septe, Latvia

 

Presentation on genotypes / subgenotypes / subtypes of HIV and viral hepatitis in different groups of patients (IDUs, infection with medical manipulation, sexual transmission, mother-to-child transmission). Vladimir Eremin, Belarus

 

What is your diagnosis? – 5 interactive cases from Berlin. Peter Kohl, Germany

 

HIV and TB Co-infection in Russia. Eduard Karamov, Russian Federation

 

Case report. Angelika Krumina, Latvia

 

PrimerID-_tagged Deep Sequencing Analysis of Transmitted HIV_1 Variants among Acutely Infected People Who Inject Drugs Confirms the HIV-_1 Transmission Bottleneck. Andrey Kozlov, Russian Federation

 

Forgotten diseases in Europe but not in Africa. Evelina Buinauskaite, Lithuania

 

Automated Cell Culture, HIV Virus Production, and Cell-Based Assays. Anke Schultz and Anja Germann, Germany

 

Two patients with syphilis had a lichen planus like lesions. Melikoglu Mehmet, Turkey

 

Concomitant leprosy and HIV infection – immunological response. Pandya Krishnakant, India

 

A delayed granulomatous inflemation to a tattoo ink. Kasparane Lana, Latvia

 

Sexual behaviour and HIV/STD prevention - the Slovenian experience. Evita Leskovsek,Slovenia

 

Combined treatment of rosacea. Case report. Soha Alena, Latvia

 

On behalf of European Liver Patients’ Association (ELPA) (title TBC). Tatjana Reic, Belgium

 

Efficacy of Lymecycline over doxycycline in the treatment of Acne Vulgaris. Singh Ajay Kamur, India

 

 

11:00-11:30

Health Break 

11:30-13:00

SYMPOSIUM E "Dermatology and internal medicine" 

Chairs: A. Bulinska (Australia), U. Adaskevich (Belarus)

Poster presentation / Free Communications /

Satellite session C

Symposium D "HIV and AI" (contin.)

Chairs: V. Eremin (Belarus), E. Leskovsek (Slovenia), T. Reic (Belgium)

 

Primary Cicatrical Alopecias. Uladzimir Adaskevich, Belarus

 

 

 

Biological therapy in patients with psoriasis and hepatitis. Viktorija Vilkickaite, Lithuania

 

 

 

Dermoscopy: spot the mark, mark the spot. Pandya Krishnakant, India

 

 

13:00-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:15

Symposium F "Cutaneous oncology and surgery" 

Chairs: K. Eisendle (Austria), M. Rone-Kupfere (Latvia), A. Kozlov (Russia)

Poster presentation / Free Communications /

Satellite session D

Symposium G "AM resistance" Chairs: M. Catchpole (ECDC), C. Mussini (Italy), I. Zurlyte (WHO)

 

Diagnosing of pigmented and non-pigmented skin lesions by dermatoscopy. Agata Bulinska,

Australia

 

Antimicrobial resistance. Mike Catchpole, ECDC, Stockholm

 

The new oncological theory and it’s possible practical application. Andrey Kozlov, Russian Federation

 

Issue of antimicrobial resistance and management situation in Lithuania. Akvil_ Kenstavi_ien_, Rolanda Valint_lien_, Hygiene Institute, Lithuania

 

Actinic keratosis - what is hot and what is not. Evelina Buinauskaite, Lithuania

 

Improve antimicrobial resistance in endemic countries. Cristina Mussini, Italy

 

Peculiarities of the pathogenesis and locoregional recurrence in case of head and neck basalioma. Jelena Moisejenko – Golubovica, Latvia

 

From stable to table – the AMR situation in the field of animal health. Vidmantas Paulauskas, Lithuania

 

Surgery, flaps and grafts. Klaus Eisendle, Austria

 

 

 

Early detection of Melanoma – why, who and when? Reuven Bergman, Israel

 

 

 

Treatment technologies for face in modern dermatology. Mara Rone Kupfere, Latvia

 

 

 

The significance of high frequency ultrasound and spectrophotometry in diagnostics of melanocytic skin tumours. Gintar_ Linkevi_i_t_, Lithuania

 

 

15:15-16:30

Symposium H "Skin fragility and inflammation" 

Chairs: A. Rubins (Latvia), D. Zaslavsky (Russia), K. Kingo (Estonia), K. Eisendle (Austria)

Poster presentation / Free Communications /

Satellite session E

H Poster satellite discussion  Communicable Diseases and Public Health

(up to 5 minutes)

 

Dermatology – practical notes. Andris Rubins, Latvia

 

Presentation from the National Blood Bank (topic to be confirmed)

 

Questions of neonatal and infant dermatology. Denis Zaslavsky, Russian Federation

 

Implementation of vaccination against flu  promotion programme among pregnant women in Kaunas County and programme results, Kristina Rud_inskait_, NPHC Kaunas Department

 

Dermatologic diseases of the breast and nipple. Klaus Eisendle, Austria

 

Activities of Kaunas County Antimicrobial Resistance Control Group, Orina Ivanauskien_, NPHC Kaunas Department

 

The possibilities of clinical research on chronic inflammatory skin diseases. Külli Kingo, Estonia

 

Communicable diseases in  incarceration settings, Irma Urbonien_, Prison Department under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania, Health Care Division

 

Contact Dermatitis – Diagnosis and Treatment. Silvestrs Rubins, Latvia

 

Quality assessment of HIV prevention in Klaipeda, Brigita Kairien_, NPHC Klaipeda Department

 

Dead Sea Minerals in Dermatology. Orit Palti, Israel

 

Tuberculosis situation and prevention means in Kaunas in 2012–2015. Kaunas Municipality Public Health Office (to be confirmed)

 

 

 

Epidemiological consistent patterns of rotavirus infection in Lithuania, 2006-2016, Ginreta Valin_i_t_, Giedr_ Aleksien_, Robertas Petraitis, NPHC

 

 

 

Intestinal infections. Key prevention means. Karolina Prankien_, Panevezys Public Health Office

 

 

 

Tick-borne diseases and epidemiological situation. Natalija Abramova, Egle Orechovien_, Biruta Zdanevi_ien_, NPHC; Milda _ygutien_, ULAC (topic and speakers to be confirmed)

 

 

 

Presentations from the National Public Health Laboratory (to be confirmed)

 

 

 

Intestinal infections. Key prevention means, Karolina Prankien_, Panevezys Public Health Office

 

 

 

Tuberculosis situation and prevention means in Kaunas city 2012–2015, Iveta Ku_inskait_, Kaunas Public Health Office

 

 

 

 Presentations from the Public Health Offices (topics and speakers to be confirmed)

 

 

 

ULAC presentations (topics and speakers to be confirmed)

16:30-17:00

Health Break 

17:00-18:30

Symposium I "Melanoma" 

Chairs: S. Valiukeviciene (Lithuania), R. Bergman (Israel), A. Bulinska (Australia), K.Poisa (Latvia)

Poster presentation / Free Communications /

Satellite session F

 

 

An international prospective analysis of melanoma awareness over a 12-year period. Sugrue Ryan, Ireland

 

 

 

Use of dermatoscopy in diagnosing malignant neoplasms deriving from epidermis. Agata Bulinska, Australia

 

 

 

Dysplastic nevi – good or bad for the patient?

Krist_ne Poi_a, Latvia

 

 

 

Early detection of Melanoma – why, who and when? Reuven Bergman, Israel

 

 

 

What is important for the management of melanoma. Skaidra Valiukeviciene, Lithuania

 

 

 

Individualized therapy and long-term course of a melanoma patient. Bolte Merle, Germany

 

 

19.00-20.00

 

 

Visit to the  Church Heritage Museum   (Maironio St. 11)

20.00-23.00

 

 

CLOSING CEREMONY  and Gala Dinner      (Venue:  Archangel Conference and Arts Centre, Maironio St. 11)

Saturday, October 7, 2017

08:30-15:00

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