International Symposium

Challenges in Disease Surveillance, Outbreak Management and Prevention

Date: 22-23.11.2016

Venue: NIMR-Mbeya Medical Research Center (NIMR-MMRC) conference Hall 2nd floor

Tuesday 22.11.2016

Time

Title

Lecturer

9:00-9:15

Introduction

Welcome Note

Dr. Nyanda E. Ntinginya (MMRC)

Dr. Mwele Malecela

(NIMR Director General)

 

9:15-10:00

NIMR´s responsibilities and strategies in the health and research sector

Dr. MweleMalecela

(NIMR Director General)

10:00-10:45

Possible threats in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania

Dr. G. Dobler (German Army)

10:45-11:15

Tea Break

 

11:15-12:00

Outbreak Preparedness in Tanzania

(PM office Tanzania)

12:00-12.45

Outbreak Response in Tanzania

(PM office Tanzania)

12:45-14:00

Lunch Break

 

14:00-14:45

History of Outbreaks and Management in Tanzania

Dr. L. Mboera

(NIMR Dar es Salaam)

14:45-15:00

The Biosecurity Program of the German Army

Prof. Dr. L. Zöller(German Army)

15:00-15:45

Surveillance of Outbreaks in Tanzania

(MoH)

15:45-16:00

Closing remarks for day 1

Dr. Nyanda E. Ntinginya

16:00

Dinner Party

 

 

                                       Wednesday 23.11.2016

Time

Title

Speaker/Lecturer

8:45-8:55

Recap of day one activities

MC/ S. Mwanyonga

8:55-9:25

Spatial and temporal models to guide surveillance and prevention of epidemic arboviral infections in Tanzania

Dr. Clement Mweya

(NIMR-Tukuyu)

9:25-9:55

HOMA: Idea and Set-up

 Dr. Christina Manyama

(NIMR-MMRC)

9:55-10:25

Recruitment and Community

Simeon Mwanyonga

(NIMR-MMRC)

10:25-10:50

Set up of Blood culture system and results

Lwitiho Sudi(NIMR-MMRC)

10:50-11:15

Set up of RPA and results

Godlove Chaula

(NIMR-MMRC)

11:15-11:45

Tea Break

 

11:15-11:45

HOMA Results and Resumee

Dr. N. Heinrich (LMU)

11:45-12:15

Rural healthcare centers as key players in outbreak management?

Heinke Schimanowski-Thomsen/Issa Sabi

12:15-12:45

Challenges in health services in Tanzania

 

(MoH)

12:45-14:00

Lunch Break

 

14:00-14:30

Strengthening Health and Biosecurity in Tanzania

CDC or Finnish Defense Forces

14:30-15:00

résumé: German Army in Tanzania

 

(German Embassy)

15:00-16:45

Networking: how to pool forces to maximize efficiency

All / Tea will be served

16:45-17:00

Closing remarks

Dr. Godlove Mbwanji

Executive Director MZRH

 

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