Education and Development Program
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
HIV-NAT provides in-depth training as a series of workshops for health care professionals: physicians, nurses, pharmacists, scientists and others health care providers who are interested in the care of HIV infected patients. Workshop participants will be able to diagnose and give appropriate and proper care to HIV-infected patients.
In 2012, HIV-NAT organized a workshop on the topic of liver disease. The ‘HIV and Hepatic Diseases workshop’ was held on February 27-28, 2012 at Chulalongkorn Hospital and conducted entirely in Thai. Up to 100 participants from 40 hospitals in Thailand attended.
took place from October 2011 to May 2012. The objectives are to improve the HIV care in Asia by educating and mentor key healthcare providers and key PLHIV volunteers in Asian countries with less experience in HIV care and create a network of HIV experts in the Region that can further cross-consult, share experience and collaborate in advocacy activities and research. Participants were HIV physicians from 9 countries: Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The first course, Pediatric HIV and Co-infection which was held on 19-21 October 2011 was a success. The topics and numbers of participants for the 4 following courses are as follows:
The Thai Red Cross College of Nursing Training Course: HIV/AIDS, TB and Care
Main course; Update on HIV MedicineDate: 9-20 January 2012
Treatment Failure & HIV Drug ResistanceDate: 13-15 February 2012
HIV and Hepatic DiseaseDate: 26-28 March 2012
Update on PMTCTDate: 14-16 May 2012
- September 3, 2012
Survival analysis in Pharmacoepidemiology. Graduate programme in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. Thailand.
- August-September 2012
- “Neurocognitive outcomes from the PREDICT study”at Think Tank on Neurocogitive Research Priorities for children and adolescents with HIV organized by TREAT ASIA on 20 February 2012
- “Update management of pediatric HIV” organized by Bureau of AIDS, TB and STIs Ministry of Public Health 8 March 2012, Bangkok, Thailand
- “HBV prevention and care in HIV-infected children: results from recent research”. at a Research Agenda for Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of HIV, HBV, and HPV Infections in Southeast Asia", organized by PHPT 14-15 March, Chiang Mai, Thailand
- “ PMTCT in Thailand; Role of LPV/r for HIV mother to child transmission prevention” at the HIV/AIDS Expert meeting organized by the Indonesia Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (PDPAI), on 12 May 2012, Jakarta, Indonesia
- “How to manage treatment failure without genotyping” Workshop on diagnosis and management of pediatric antiretroviral therapy failure organized by TREAT ASIA on 3 July 2012, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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