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XIII Workshop on Chagas Disease, 2017

Advances in the Treatment and Care of Patients with Chagas Disease

10 March 2017 · Barcelona Sponsored by

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XIII Workshop on Chagas Disease Programme


8.45 - 9.15 Registration and collection of documents

Scientific Committee: Marcelo Abril, Belkisyolé Alarcon, M. Jesús Pinazo, Montserrat Portús, Isabela Ribeiro, M. Carmen Thomas, Faustino Torrico. Organising Committee: Montserrat Gállego, Joaquim Gascon, Jordi Gómez i Prat, Silvia Moriana, Carme Roca, M. Carmen Thomas, Leonardo de la Torre, M. Jesús Pinazo, Ethel Sequeira, Elizabeth Posada, Ivette Fernández.

9.15 - 9.30

Welcome Antoni Castells, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain Joaquim Gascon, ISGlobal, Barcelona, Spain

9.30 - 10.30 Results of the fexinidazol clinical trial Isabela Ribeiro, DNDi, Geneva, Switzerland Faustino Torrico, UMSS, Cochabamba, Bolivia 10.30 - 11.00 Oral Presentations (4) 11.00 - 11.30 Coffe Break 11.30 - 12.30

Multicentre study by the NHEPACHA network on the therapeutic effectiveness of serological biomarkers. Advances in the interpretation of results with the ChaGnostiK biomarker kit M. Carmen Thomas, Instituto López Neyra, CSIC, Granada, Spain

12.30- 13.30 Predicting Treatment success through early changes in parasite-specific T and B cell responses Isabela Ribeiro, DNDi, Geneva, Switzerland 13.30- 13.35 Posters 13.35 - 14.30 Lunch Break 14.30 - 15.30 Comunication, training and social mobilization: keys for a holistic approach to the integrated treatment for Chagas disease Mariana Sanmartino, CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina 15.30 - 17.00 Working Groups Group 1: Non-etiologic management of Chagas cardiomyopathy. Jaime Hernández / Marco Hernández, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain Group 2: Comprehensive care for patients with Chagas disease. Mariana Sanmartino, CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina / Miriam Navarro, Fundación Mundo Sano, Madrid, Spain Group 3: New tools for the diagnosis of Chagas disease. Montserrat Gállego, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain / Carme Muñoz, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain 17.00 - 18.00 The Chagas Platform in Bolivia: A networked care model Mirko Rojas, CEADES, Cochabamba, Bolivia 18.00-18.15 18.15 - 18.30

Presentation of the working group conclusions

Closing remarks Antoni Plasència, ISGlobal, Barcelona, Spain Jose Rivero, FINDECHAGAS,Valencia, Spain

Practical Details Date: 10 March 2017 Venue: Aula Paranimf, Faculty of Medicine (Universitat de Barcelona), Carrer Casanova 143, 08036 Barcelona Languages: Spanish (simultaneous translation not provided) Workshop fee: General: €90. Student: €60 (proof of student status required). The fee includes lunch. For more information, please contact us at

Registration Online registration: Once your workshop place has been confirmed, please transfer the appropriate fee to the following account: IBAN: ES38 2100 0811 7102 0112 3097 (Caixabank, S.A) SWIFT: CAIXESBBXXX Please include your name and surname in the payment description field of the bank transfer and send a copy of the transfer receipt to the following address: When registering for the workshop, all participants must specify which “Sharing Experiences” workgroup they wish to attend. Space is limited and places will be assigned on a strict first-come, first-served basis in order of registration.

Activity of Relevance to Health Care Professionals This workshop (09/018190-MD) is officially recognised as being of interest to health care professionals by the Catalan Council for Continuing Medical Education-National Health Care System Continuing Education Commission, and has been assigned 0.8 credits.

XIII Workshop on Chagas Disease  

Advances in the treatment and care of patients with Chagas disease. 10 March 2017, Barcelona.

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