Message from the Chairman
Prof. Emeritus Praphan Phanuphak, M.D., Ph.D
On behalf of the Organising Committee, it is my pleasure to invite you to Bangkok for the 17th Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine 2015, held from Wednesday 14 to Friday 16 January 2015 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre. As many of you are already aware, the HIV Netherlands Australia Thailand Research Collaboration holds an International Bangkok Symposium on HIV Medicine in January every year.
One of the best HIV medicine conferences in Asia Pacific, the Bangkok International Symposium brings together experts in the HIV field from all over the world. The next Symposium will take place from 14-16 January 2015.
The Symposium Series training workshops are centered on care management and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS. The purpose of the training workshop is to provide in-depth knowledge on HIV care and treatment to medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists and healthcare practitioners. The training workshops are conducted in Thai.
In 2012 HIV-NAT organized various trainings to provide knowledge and information on clinical research and HIV infection management to health care professionals in Thailand and around the world. These trainings include:
- HIV-NAT Symposium Series
HIV-NAT/Gilead Medical Education Program in Asia
- Course 1: Main course; Update on HIV Medicine
- Course 2: Treatment Failure & HIV Drug Resistance
- Course 3: HIV and Hepatic Disease
- Course 4: Update on PMTCT
- The Thai Red Cross College of Nursing Training Course: HIV/AIDS, TB and Care
- Survival analysis in Pharmacoepidemiology. Graduate programme in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. Thailand.
- Chompoonoot Sirikum, Jiratchaya Sophonphan, Thongsuai Chuanjaroen, Sudrak Lakonphon, Amornrat Srimuan, Patcharaporn Chusut, Tanya C. Do, Wasana Prasitsuebsai, Thanyawee Puthanakit, Jintanat Ananworanich, Torsak Bunupuradah & on behalf of HIV-NAT 015 study team (2014): HIV disclosure and its effect on treatment outcomes in perinatal HIV-infected Thai children, AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2014.894614
- Ananworanich J, Avihingsanon A. HIV and Noncommunicable Diseases: The Asian Perspective. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Sep 1;67 Suppl 1:S99-S103. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000262
- van Griensven, F, Phanuphak N, Srithanaviboonchai K. Biomedical HIV prevention research and epidemic control in Thailand: two sides of the same coin. Sex Health 2014;11:180-99. Doi: 10.1071/SH13119
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