Act | West at ASTMH Annual Meeting 2019

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The American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's (ASTMH) 68th Annual Meeting takes place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland on November 20 - 24. The ASTMH Annual Meeting draws over 4,000 tropical medicine and global health professionals representing government, philanthropy, non-profits, NGOs, industry, and more. Join the online conversation by using #TropMed19! 

 

 

 

Thursday, Nov 21

 

  • 12:00 pm, Poster 523, Poster Session A (26)

    • Title: Potential cross reactivity of Mansonella perstans with Wuchereria bancrofti by Filariasis Test Strips
    • Authors: Benoit Dembele, HKI Mali; Mary Hodges; HKI Freetown (Act | West sub grantee); Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal
    • Diseases of Interest: LF
  • 12:00 pm, Poster 524, Poster Session A (26)

    • Title: Evaluation of the therapeutic coverage of mass treatment campaign against LF in a context of persistent transmission of the disease
    • Authors: Micheline Ouedraogo, Dieudonne Nare, Jean-Paul Djiatsa, Fanny Yago-Wienne, HKI Ougadougou (Act | West sub grantee); Amy Veinoglou, HKI New York; Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal
    • Diseases of interest: LF
  • 12:00 pm, Poster 544, Poster Session A (26)

    • Title: Mass Drug Administration coverage survey in three districts that failed a repeat pre-Transmission Assessment Survey in 2017
    • Authors: Habib I Kamara, Mohammed Turay, Abdulai Kandeh, Victoria Redwood-Sawyer, Mustapha Sonnie, Mary Hodges; HKI Freetown (Act | West sub grantee); Benoit Dembele, HKI Mali; Amy Veinoglou, HKI New York; Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal
    • Disease of Interest: LF
  • 12:00 pm Poster 547, Poster Session A (26)

    • Title: Community-based survey for program monitoring of soil transmitted helminthiasis in Sierra Leone

    • Authors: Jusufu Paye, Victoria Redwood-Sawyer, Mustapha Sonnie, Mary Hodges; HKI Freetown (Act | West sub grantee); Amy Veinoglou, HKI New York; Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal

    • Disease of Interest: STH
  • 12:00 pm, Poster 555, Poster Session A (26)

    • Title: Data quality assessment as a project monitoring tool in mass drug administration for neglected tropical diseases in Guinea
    • Authors: Badila Flore, Lamine Lamah, Bamba Foungotin Ibrahim, HKI Guinea (Act | West sub grantee)
    • Diseases of interest: LF, OV, STH
  • 4 pm, Session 51

    • Title: Hookworm infections in West Africa and Haiti – challenges in maintaining the gains of deworming in an evolving NTD landscape and implications of new guidelines for STH programs

    • Presenter: Dr. Achille Kabore, FHI 360, Symposium organizer

    • Diseases of interest: SCH, STH

 

Friday, Nov 22

 

  • 10:15 am Session 76

    • Title: Surveillance for lymphatic filariasis after validation of elimination: country strategies in the absence of formal guidelines and recommendations for the future

    • Presenter: Rachel Bronzan, FHI 360, Symposium organizer

    • Diseases of interestLF
  • 12:00 pm, Poster 1212, Poster Session B (77) 

    • Title: Utilization of the Coverage Supervision Tool during Schistosomiasis Mass Drug Administration,

    • Authors: Habib I Kamara, Mohammed Turay, Abdulai Kandeh, Victoria Redwood-Sawyer, Mohammed Kallon, Mustapha Sonnie, Mary Hodges; HKI Freetown (Act | West sub grantee)

    • Disease of Interest: SC
  • 12:00 pm, Poster 1219, Poster Session B (77)

    • Title: Schistosomiasis in Burkina Faso: Time to change control strategy in four persistent hotspots

    • Authors: Dieudonne NareJean-Paul DjiatsaFanny Yago-WienneHKI Ougadougou (Act | West sub grantee)Amy Veinoglou, HKI New YorkAchille Kabore, FHI 360Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal

    • Diseases of interest: SCH

  • 12:00 pm Poster 1220, Poster Session B (77)

    • Title: Efficacy of biannual treatment of schistosomiasis in moderate and high endemic areas in Burkina Faso

    • Authors: Dieudonne NareJean-Paul DjiatsaFanny Yago-Wienne, HKIOugadougou (Act | West sub grantee)Amy Veinoglou, HKI New YorkAchille Kabore, FHI 36Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal

    • Diseases of interest: SCH

  • 12:00 pm, Poster 1120, Poster Session B (77) 

    • Title: Scaling up the use of HEAD START in Niger: evaluation and re-training of 133 trichiasis surgeons

    • Author: Hadiara Adamou, Tchouloum Toudja, Youssouf Yaye, Josette Vignon, HKI Niger (Act | West sub grantee); Amy Veinoglou, HKI New York; Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal

    • Disease of InterestTrachoma
  • 12:00pm, Poster 1221, Poster session B (77)

    • Title: Decision making for mass drug administration for schistosomiasis after impact surveys in Senegal, 2016-2018

    • Authors: Daniel Albert Cohn, Achille Kabore, FHI 360

    • Disease of InterestSCH

  • 3:00 pm, Poster 1282, Session 93

    • Title: Mansonella perstans in lymphatic filariasis hotspots in Sierra Leone

    • Authors: Mustapha Sonnie, Alhassan Konneh, Mary Hodges, Speaker, HKI Freetown (Act | West sub grantee); Amy Veinoglou, HKI New York; Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal

    • Diseases of Interest: LF

  • 5:00 pm, Poster 1288, Session 96

    • Title: Successful integration of STH survey with LF transmission assessment surveys in ten evaluation nits in Mali

    • Authors: Benoit Dembele, Boubacar Guindo, Mama Niele Doumbia, Seydou Goita, Modibo Keita, Fama Kondo, Mohamed Lamine Yattara, HKI Mali (Act | West sub grantee); Steven Reid, HKI New York; Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal

    • Diseases of Interest: Trachoma, STH

  • 5:30 pm, Poster 1304, Session 99

    • Title: Gender equity in mass drug administration campaign for neglected tropical diseases in Mali

    • Authors: Benoit Dembele, Boubacar Guindo,Mama Niele Doumbia, Seydou Goita, Modibo Keita, Fama Kondo, Mohamed Lamine Yattara, HKI Mali (Act | West sub grantee); Steven Reid, HKI New York; Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal

    • Diseases of InterestLF, OV, STH, SCH


Saturday, Nov 23

 

  • 11 am, Session 124

    • TitleThe Challenges of Implementing NTD Assessments in Conflict Areas and Fragile States

    • Presenters: Dr Achille Kabore, FHI 360, Co-chairDr Benoit Dembele, HKI (Act | West sub grantee), Speaker 

    • Diseases of interest: LF, TRA

  • 12:00 pm, Poster 1823, Poster Session C (131)

    • Title: Detection of residual foci of lymphatic filariasis transmission two years after stopping mass drug administration: case of Dano health district in Burkina Faso

    • Authors: Micheline Ouedraogo, Dieudonne Nare, Jean-Paul Djiatsa, Fanny Yago-Wienne, HKI Ougadougou (Act | West sub grantee); Amy Veinoglou, HKI New York; Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal

    • Disease of Interest: LF

  • 12:00 pm, Poster 1775, Poster Session C (131)

    • Title: Trachoma elimination in Cameroon: results from a baseline mapping of a refugee camp in Minawao

    • Authors: Julie Akame, Patrick Mbia, Carine Fokam, Ismael Teta, HKI Cameroon (Act | West sub grantee); Steven D. Reid, HKI New York; Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal

    • Disease of Interest: Trachoma

  • 12:00 pm, Poster 1398, Poster Session C (131)

    • Title: Management of CDTI campaign during the present crisis in the southwest region of Cameroon

    • Authors: Julie Akame, Patrick Mbia, Ismael Teta, HKI Cameroon (Act | West sub grantee); Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal; Steven D. Reid, HKI New York

    • Disease of Interest: OV

  • 12:00 pm, Poster 1826, Poster Session C (131)

    • Title: Progress toward elimination of LF in Cameroon after impact surveys in 11 HD in 3 regions in Cameroon

    • Authors: Julie Akame, Patrick Mbia, Carine Fokam, Michel Hendji, Ismael Teta, HKI Cameroon (Act | West sub grantee); Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal; Steven D. Reid, HKI New York

    • Disease of Interest: LF

  • 12:00 pm, Poster 1776, Poster Session C (131)

    • Title: Trachoma prevalence in refugee camps in the East region of Cameroon

    • Authors: Julie Akame, Carine Fokam, Patrick Mbia, Michel Hendji, Ismael Teta, HKI Cameroon (Act | West sub grantee); Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal; Steven D. Reid, HKI New York

    • Disease of Interest: Trachoma

  • 12:00 pm, Poster 1771, Poster Session C (131)

    • Title: Using data from door to door (ratissage) trachomatous trichiasis surgery campaigns to demonstrate achieving elimination criteria in Mali

    • Authors: Mobido Keita, Benoit Dembele, Boubacar Guindo, Dramane Traore, Seydou Goita, Fama Kondo, Mama Niele Doumbia, Mohamed Lamine Yattara, HKI Mali (Act | West sub grantee); Yaobi Zhang, HKI Senegal; Steven Reid, HKI New York

    • Disease of Interest: Trachoma