Thursday, 28 September 2017

14:00 Registration opened
20:00 – 22:00 Opening ceremony* Davorka Lukas & Neven Papić on behalf of Croatian Society for Travel, Tropical and Migration medicine
Nikša Burum on behalf of University of Dubrovnik
Plenary lectures* prof. Eduardo Gotuzzo – Education in tropical medicine
prof. Arjen Dondorp – Tropical medicine research in the tropics
prof. Mario Poljak – What is new in ESCMID in 2017/2018?
Welcome reception*

* Venue: University of Dubrovnik, Branitelja Dubrovnika 41 (location)

Registration opened form 14:00-19:30


Friday, 29 September 2017

09:00 – 11:00 Oral session
HIV & Viral hepatitis
J. Begovac, A. Vince
Current trends in HIV epidemics and healthcare in Southeast Europe – D. Gökengin
Standards of care for HIV and viral hepatitis in IDUs – M. Youle
Migration of HIV subtypes in SE Europe – S.Ž. Lepej
Real life studies on HCV treatment in Romania – A. Streinu Cercel
Hepatitis B – new clinical and treatment approach – N. Papić
Hepatitis E in transplant setting – an emerging problem in SE Europe? – A. Mrzljak
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break / Poster viewing
11:30 – 12:00 Plenary session prof. Arjen Dondorp
Antimalarial resistance
12:00 – 13:00 Integrated symposia
13:00 – 14:30 Break / Poster viewing
14:30 – 16:00 Workshop
D. Lukas, N. Papić

Presenters: Anca Streinu-Cercel (Romania), Arjan Harxhi (Albania), Brankica Dupanović (Montenegro), Davorka Lukas (Croatia), Snežana Brkić (Serbia), Vesna Hadžiosmanović (BiH)

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break / Poster viewing
16:30 – 17:30 Integrated symposia

Registration opened form 08:00-16:30


Saturday, 30 September 2017

09:00 – 11:00 Oral session
A. Dondorp, Anca Streinu-Cercel
Cerebral toxoplasmosis – B. Baršić
Pathophysiology and treatment of severe malaria – A. Dondorp
Current ICU approach to patients with severe malaria (case series, Croatian experience) – M. Kutleša
The role of radiology in the diagnosis and management of parasitic infections – K. Višković
Management of visceral leishmaniasis in SEE – from guidelines to real-life settings – D. Lukas
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break / Poster viewing
11:30 – 12:00 Plenary session prof. Eduardo Gotuzzo
Emerging parasitic diseases in Latin America
12:00 – 13:00 Integrated symposia
13:00 – 14:30 Break / Poster viewing
14:30 – 15:30 Oral session
V. Hadžosmanović, A. Harxhi
Noncommunicable diseases in migrants – G. Roglić
Infectious diseases among migrant children – G. Tešović
The 1st Quarantine in Dubrovnik – lessons learned – Lj.B. Radić
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break / Poster viewing
16:00 – 17:00 Integrated symposia
20:00 – 22:00 CONGRESS DINNER

Registration opened form 08:00-16:00


Sunday, 1 October 2017

09:30 – 10:30 Clinical Ground Rounds
S. Brkić, J. Begovac, Lj.B. Radić
Meningitis in patient with anaplasmosis – Lj. Lukić, M.B. Topić
Visceral larva migrans in returning travelers – M. Vrdoljak, D. Lukas
Haemorrhagic pneumonitis caused by leptospirosis, succesfully treated by extracorporeal membrane oxigenation – B. Gjurašin, M. Kutleša
Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) in HIV-1 positive patients due to Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia – M. Ajduković, J. Begovac
10:30 – 11:30 Poster Oral Presentations
B. Dupanović, A. Harxhi
Causes of Death of Foreign Tourists in the Istrian Region During the Summer Seasons from the Year 2013. up to 2016. – Lj. Lazičić-Putnik, S. Radošević, A. Stojanović, B. Sep-Ševerdija
Foreign tourists in to risky contacts with animals in the Istria County from 2012-2016 – B. Sep-Ševerdija, A. Stojanović, Lj. Lazičić-Putnik
Malaria in Children: Our Clinical Experience in the Past 17 Years – N. Krajcar, M. Šestan
Visceral leishmaniasis in Croatia – J. Krznarić, D. Lukas
Epidemiology of invasive bacterial diseases in children before and after introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine in Croatia – D. Didović, L. Stemberger Marić
Analysis of transmitted HIV Drug Resistance Mutations in patients with recent and chronic HIV infection in Croatia from 2014 to 2015 – M. Trupković, A. Planinić, S. Židovec Lepej, J. Begovac
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 13:00 Closing remarks Congress Organizing Committee
Croatian Society for Travel, Tropical and Migration medicine

Registration opened form 08:00-10:00

Programme in PDF
Congress official languages: English, Croatian

Congress is categorized by Croatian Medical Chamber as international congress.


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