EVENT​

3rd Global Conference for World Pneumonia Day

3rd Global Conference for World Pneumonia Day

Starts at:

Friday, 10 November 2023 - 13:00
BIT

Ends at:​

Friday, 10 November 2023 - 16:30
BIT

Event Location:

Lima,
Peru
& Virtual

REDUCING THE BURDEN OF PNEUMONIA IN THE AMERICAS

Register now to the 3rd Global Conference for World Pneumonia Day

Pneumonia is considered the leading cause of death from infectious diseases in all ages worldwide. According to the Global Burden of Disease report, 2.5 million people died from pneumonia in 2019 worldwide. The conference will be hybrid (online and in-person) in the city of Lima-Peru, on November 10 at 1:00 p.m. (GMT-5). It is a free conference open to everyone, it will be in English and Spanish. The conference aims to give visibility to pneumonia and under the motto “Reducing the Impact of Pneumonia in the Americas” to raise awareness of this health problem that affects everyone.

PROGRAMME:

OPENING

13:30—13:50

Moderators: Dr. Cilloniz and Dr. Curioso

Dr. Catia Cilloniz, Associate Professor, University of Barcelona, Spain.
Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, Director, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), USA.
Dr. Cesar Munayco Escate, General Director of the National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention and Disease Control, MINSA,Peru.
Dr. Javier Álvarez, Director, UNICEF, Peru.
Dr. Walter Curioso, Vice-Rector for Research, Continental University, Peru.
SESSION 1: KEYNOTES

13:50 – 14:00
Estimating pneumonia mortality in the Americas

Dr. Christopher Murray, Director Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), USA

14:00 – 14:10
Impact of pneumonia in children in the Americas

Dr. Gail Rodgers, Deputy Director of Pneumonia, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

14:10 – 14:20
Childhood Pneumonia Management: Global prespective

Dr. Yasir Bin Nisar, World Health Organization (WHO), Switzerland

14:20 – 14:30
Reducing the major risk factor: malnutrition

Dr. Claudio Lanata, Nutritional Research Institute, Peru

14:30 – 14:40
Impact of pneumonia in the elderly

Dr. Alfredo Guerreros, Peruvian Society of Pulmonology (SPN)

SESSION 2: PREVENTION

14:40 – 14:50
The critical role of pneumonia-fighting vaccines

Mr. Murat Ozturk, Senior Advisor Revolving Fund for Access to Vaccines, PAHO, USA

14:50 – 15:00
Reducing exposure to household air pollution

Dr. Roberto Accinelli, Researcher, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru

15:00 – 15:10
Protecting the immunocompromised

Dr. Charles Dela Cruz, Director, Center for Pulmonary Infection Research and Treatment-Yale University, USA

SESSION 3: DIAGNOSIS

15:10 – 15:20
Diagnosing pneumonia in children

Dr. William Checkley, Principal Investigator, Household Air Pollution Intervention Network (HAPIN) trial, Peru and USA

15:20 – 15:30
Determining pneumonia etiology in the Americas

Dr. Juana del Valle Mendoza, Teacher Researcher, Universidad Peruana de Ciendias Aplicadas-UPC, Peru

15:30 -15:40
Diagnosing pneumonia in adults

Dr. Alejandro Videla, Asociación Argentina de Medicina Respiratoria (AAMR), Argentina

SESSION 4: TREATMENT

15:40- 15:50
Access to medical oxygen in the Americas

Eng. Lucio Flavio de Magalhaes Brito, Lancet Global Health Oxygen Commissioner; Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil Brazil

15:50- 16:00
The Lancet Global Health Commission on Medical Oxygen Security and the Americas

Dr. Patricia Garcia, Commissioner Lancet Global Health Commission, Peru

16:00-16:10
Antimicrobial resistance to pneumonia pathogens in the Americas

Dr. Gisela Robles Aguilar, Global Burden of Disease Researcher, Oxford University, UK

SESSION 5: PANDEMICS

16:10 – 16:20
Lessons from previous pandemics: HIV, H1N1, COVID-19

Dr. Carlos del Rio, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), USA

16:20 – 16:30
Childhood Pneumonia Management: Global prespective

Dr. Yasir Bin Nisar, Medical Officer, World Health Organization (WHO), Switzerland

16:30 -16:40
Human Rights Challenges in the Fight Against Pneumonia

Mrs. Pilar Collantes, President, Voces Ciudadanas

CLOSING

16:40 -16:50
Pneumolight 2023

Dr. Catia Cilloniz, Coordinator, PneumoLight, Spain

16:50 – 17:00
Call to Action

Dr. Patricia Rivera, President, American Thoracic Society (ATS), USA
Dr. Romina Libster, Vaccine Research Director, Fundacion Infant, Argentina

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