APTHC2018
Program Topics

Symposia

  1. Neglected Tropical Diseases
    1. Scabies
    2. Melioidosis
    3. Strongyloides
  2. Gastrointestinal Tract Diseases
    1. Salmonellosis
    2. Viral Diarrhoeal Diseases
    3. Management of Diarrhoeal Diseases in the Asia Pacific – Trials and Triumphs
  3. Mycobacterial Infection
    1. Tuberculosis in Travellers
    2. Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections
    3. Leprosy
  4. Parasitic diseases in Asia Pacific Region
    1. Schistosomiasis
    2. Liver Flukes
    3. Giardiasises
  5. Spread of Drug Resistance
    1. Spread of Drug Resistance by Medical Tourism and Travellers
    2. Humanitarian Disaster and Drug Resistance
    3. Drug Resistance in the Region
  6. Paediatrics in the Tropics
    1. Pre Travel
    2. Post Travel
    3. Tropical Diseases in Children

 

 

Workshops

  1. Rabies/Snakes
  2. Expats/Migrant/Refugees/Trafficking in Asia Pacific – Travellers Point of View/Local Point of View
  3. Dengue – Epidemiology, Clinical (Kids vs Adults), Severe Disease
  4. Medical Emergency and Evacuation
  5. Same Destination – Different Advice

Panel:  Japan

Thailand

NZ/Australia

USA

Europe

China Special Populations – Immunosuppressed, Chronic Disease, Pregnancy, etc (Case Based)

  1. Marine Medicine – Envenomation, D, diving, etc
  2. ABC – Vaccines
  3. ABC – Malaria, Travellers Diarrhoea
  4. Quiz – Tropical Medicine Aspects

Teams: Thai residents

Australia/New Zealand

North America

Europe

Israeli

  1. Travel Medicine Education and Resources
  2. Destination – Pacific Islands
  3. Destination – Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam
  4. Update on DVT
    1. – Risks and Management
    2. – High Alt & DVT

 


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