Programme

Day 1: Saturday 28 November 2020

WEBINAR 1: COVID-19 AND ITS IMPACT ON HIV/STI – EPIDEMIOLOGY, RISK BEHAVIOUR, PREVENTION PROGRAMMES

Time

Programme

1300 - 1320

INTRODUCTION

Prof. Roy Chan

President, AfA
Senior Consultant, NSC
Head, STI Control Programme

PLENARY

“OVERCOMING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIV AND STI IN ASIA AND PACIFIC”

Mr. Eamonn Murphy
Regional Director, UNAIDS, Asia and the Pacific

1320 - 1330

Q & A

1330 - 1410

PANEL PRESENTATIONS

"OVERCOMING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HIV AND STI IN SINGAPORE"

Facilitator: Prof. Roy Chan

President, AfA
Senior Consultant, NSC
Head, STI Control Programme

Panelists:

1.

Dr. Wong Chen Seong 
Consultant, NCID
Deputy Director, National HIV Programme

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON CLINICAL HIV CARE IN SINGAPORE

2.

A/Prof. Martin Chio

Senior Consultant, NSC
Head, Department of STI Control

IMPACT ON STI PROGRAMME

3.

Ms. Sumita Banerjee

Executive Director, AfA

IMPACT ON COMMUNITY HIV RESPONSE

4.

Ms. Vanessa Ho 
Executive Director, Project X

IMPACT ON SEX WORKERS

5.

Mr. Eamonn Murphy (UNAIDS) 
Regional Director, UNAIDS, Asia and the Pacific

DISCUSSANT ONLY

1410 - 1430

PANEL DISCUSSION

Questions from online audience 

1430

END OF WEBINAR 1

Break

 

Day 1: Saturday 28 November 2020

WEBINAR 2: ENDING HIV

Time

Programme

1500 - 1520

INTRODUCTION

A/Prof. Lee Cheng Chuan

Senior Consultant, NCID

PLENARY

“PROGRESS TOWARDS ENDING HIV IN ASIA AND PACIFIC”

A/Prof. Jason Ong

Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

Associate Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

1520 - 1530

Q & A

1530 - 1610

PANEL PRESENTATIONS

“CAN WE END HIV IN SINGAPORE? - UPDATE AND PROGRESS ON THE COMMUNITY BLUEPRINT TO END HIV IN SINGAPORE”

Facilitator: Ms. Sumita Banerjee

Executive Director, AfA

Panelists:

1.

A/Prof. Matthias Toh

Director, National Public Health & Epidemiology Unit, NCID

UPDATE - EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HIV INFECTION IN SINGAPORE  

2.

Mr. Chronos Kwok

MSM Programme Senior Manager Action, AfA

UPDATE  - MSM PROGRAMME

3.

Mr. Terry Lim

Heterosexual Programme Senior Manager Action, AfA

UPDATE - HIGH-RISK HETEROSEXUAL MEN PROGRAMME

4.

Dr. Jonathan Ti

Drs Tan and Partners

UPDATE - COMMUNITY WORKFORCE

5.

Mr. Alaric Tan

Founder of The Greenhouse

UPDATE - PEOPLE WHO USE DRUGS

1610 - 1630

PANEL DISCUSSION

Questions from online audience 

1630

END OF WEBINAR 2

Feedback Forms for Webinars 1 & 2

 

Day 2: Saturday 5 December 2020

WEBINAR 3: PrEP IMPLEMENTATION AND SCALE-UP - UPDATES

Time

Programme

1300 - 1320

INTRODUCTION

Prof. Roy Chan

President, AfA
Senior Consultant, NSC
Head, STI Control Programme

PLENARY

“PrEP IMPLEMENTATION AND SCALE UP - EXPERIENCE FROM AUSTRALIA”

Prof. Andrew Grulich

Theme Director, Populations and Prevention and Head, HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute UNSW Sydney
Governing Council International AIDS Society

1320 - 1330

Q & A

1330 - 1410

PANEL PRESENTATIONS

“PrEP IMPLEMENTATION AND SCALE-UP – UPDATES”

Facilitator: Mr. Rayner Tan

PhD candidate and HIV researcher 
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Panelists:

1.

Dr. Benson Yeo

Consultant, NSC
Deputy Head, DSC

PrEP USE IN DSC CLINIC

2.

Mr. Rayner Tan

PhD candidate and HIV researcher 
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

BEHAVIOURAL AND IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE IN PrEP: MOVING FROM EFFICACY TO EFFECTIVENESS

3.

Mr. Calvin Tan

MSM Programme Coordinator Action, AfA

PrEP ADOPTION IN THE MSM COMMUNITY

4.

Ms. Rena Janamnuaysook

Program Manager, Transgender Health

Tangerine Clinic, Institute of HIV Research and Innovation (IHRI), Thailand

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN SCALE-UP OF PrEP AND TESTING AMONG TRANSGENDER WOMEN IN THAILAND

1410 - 1430

PANEL DISCUSSION

Questions from online audience 

1430 - 1440

RED RIBBON AWARDS

Awardees

  • Mr Anwar Hashim

  • Mr Terry Lim  

  • Prof. Paul A Tambyah

 

Citations read by Prof. Roy Chan

1440

END OF WEBINAR 3

Break

 

Day 2: Saturday 5 December 2020

WEBINAR 4: UPDATE ON HIV TREATMENT AND CURE

Time

Programme

1500 - 1520

INTRODUCTION

Dr. Wong Chen Seong

Consultant, NCID

Deputy Director, National HIV Programme

PLENARY

“TOWARDS A CURE: ADVANCES IN THE SCIENCE AND PATHWAYS TO THE CLINIC”

Prof. Sharon Lewin

Director of the Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
Professor of Medicine at The University of Melbourne

President-Elect International AIDS Society

1520 - 1530

Q & A

1530 - 1610

PANEL PRESENTATIONS

“HIV TREATMENT AND ACCESS TO CARE IN SINGAPORE“

FacilitatorsDr. Wong Chen Seong

Consultant, NCID
Deputy Director, National HIV Programme

 

A/Prof. Lee Cheng Chuan

Senior Consultant, NCID

Panelists:

1.

A/Prof. Vernon Lee

Director of Communicable Diseases, MOH

WHERE ARE WE WITH 90-90-90 IN SINGAPORE

2.

A/Prof. Lee Cheng Chuan

Senior Consultant, NCID

UPDATE ON HIV TREATMENT

3.

Dr. Dariusz Piotr Olszyna

Senior Consultant, Clinical Program Director

HIV Program at National University Hospital

DIFFERENTIATED HIV SERVICE DELIVERY

4.

Ms. Nurafiqah A

PLHIV

LIVING AND LIFE WITH HIV - CONVERSATIONS AND QUESTIONS

1610 - 1630

PANEL DISCUSSION

Questions from online audience 

1630

END OF WEBINAR 4

Feedback Forms for Webinars 3 & 4

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