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ASHM International Session: The STI Landscape : Putting STIs on the Agenda in Asia Pacific Region

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Diagnostics
Epidemiology
Health economics
Health services and systems
Public health
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Minyama 2

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Q&A Discussion - ASHM International Session: The STI Landscape : Putting STIs on the Agenda in Asia Pacific Region

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Associate Professor Jason Ong
Sexual Health Physician
Monash University

Evaluating the Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Chlamydia Management Strategies in Hong Kong: A Modelling Study

2:00 PM - 2:12 PM

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A/Prof Dr. Jason Ong is an academic sexual health specialist and health economist based at Melbourne Sexual Health Centre. His research focuses on economic evaluations and demand creation strategies to improve the uptake of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and management services.
Anuzaya Purevdagva

Status of STI services, challenges and next steps in Mongolia

2:12 PM - 2:24 PM

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Dr Dashika Balak
Mo In-charge
Sexual And Reproductive Health (srh) Clinic

Prevalence of Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea in Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinics: Results from the Fiji Antenatal STI Testing (FAST) Survey

2:24 PM - 2:36 PM

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Dr Dashika Anshu Balak (MBBS, MSc PH) is the Senior Medical officer in-charge of the Suva SRH Clinic at the Fiji Ministry of Health. She specializes in HIV and STIs and has provided training and mentoring in the Pacific. She has experience in policy development, program implementation, M&E and research.Dr Dashika Anshu Balak (MBBS, MSc PH) is the Senior Medical officer in-charge of the Suva SRH Clinic at the Fiji Ministry of Health. She specializes in HIV and STIs and has provided training and mentoring in the Pacific. She has experience in policy development, program implementation, M&E and research.
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Patrick Eustaquio

Implementing integrated sexual health services with MSM and TGW in the Philippines

2:36 PM - 2:48 PM

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He was a clinician in a comunity-led organization providing sexual health services in the Philippines from 2018-2022. He received his MD from University of the Philippines and is currently doing his MPH at Imperial College London. He participated in the CHART program at the Kirby Institute, UNSW, Australia in 2019.
Dr Jackson Rakei
Director Of Sti/hiv/hepatitis Unit
Ministry Of Health & Medical Services

Overview of STI response in Solomon Islands

2:48 PM - 3:00 PM

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Mr Simon Pekon
In Country Actup Project Coordinator
Papua New Guinea Institute Of Medical Research

AMR and STIs in PNG

3:00 PM - 3:12 PM

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I am the in-country project coordinator for a project titled ACTUP - Accelerating the Uptake of HIV Viral Load and Drug Resistance Testing in PNG. I am form PNG and have worked in the field of HIV for 12 years. 

Chairperson

Harriet Doran Edmunds
Program Manager, Asia & Pacific
ASHM International

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Jason Ong
Sexual Health Physician
Monash University

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