Programme

Dengue Vaccines - The Emerging Public Health Tool in Today’s Dengue Battle

DAY 1 – Wednesday 1st March


Time

Asia Dengue Summit Programme

Speakers

0800-0900

Registration

Session 1: Opening

0900-0915

Welcome Address

ADS Co‐Chairs
Prof. Usa Thisyakorn (ADVA)
Dr. Maria Rosario Capeding (ADVA)
ADS Co‐conveners
Dr. In‐Kyu Yoon (GDAC)
Dr. Valetina Picot (Fondation Merieux)
Prof. Pratap Singhasivanon (SEAMEO TROPMED)
Dr. Socorro P. Lupisan (RITM, local host)

0915-1000

Opening Ceremony

1000-1010

Objectives of 2nd Asia Dengue Summit

Prof. Tikki Pang (NUS)

Keynote 1

1010-1040

WHO SAGE Recommendations on Dengue Vaccine Introduction and Implementation

Dr. James Heffelfinger
Lead, New Vaccines Group,
Expanded Programme on Immunization Unit, World Health Organization’s Western Pacific Regional Office,
Philippines

1040-1100

Tea Break and Networking

Session 2:  The Vaccine Implementation Programme Updates
Objective – to be updated on decision making process and status of public programs
Moderators: Dr. Rose Capeding (ADVA) and Dr. Socorro P. Lupisan (RITM)

1100-1120

Towards Dengue Vaccine Introduction: Report of the Asia-Pacific Dengue Prevention Board Meeting

Prof. Sri Rezeki Hadinegoro  
Professor of Paediatric Infectious Disease;
Senior Lecturer at Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases,
Department of Child Health,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia,
Indonesia

1120-1140

Dengue Vaccination Programme: Decision-Making Process in the Philippines

 

Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy
Director III, Disease Prevention and Control Bureau, Department of Health,
Republic of the Philippines

1140-1200

School-based Immunisation Programme: The Philippines Experience

Dr. Julius Lecciones
Executive Director
Philippine Children’s Medical Center
Philippines

1200-1220

Analysis and Considerations of Dengue Vaccination in the Parana Programme in Brazil

Dr. Sezifredo Paulo Alves Paz
Sub-Secretary of Health, State of Parana,
Brazil

1220-1240

Panel Discussion

Moderators:
Dr. Maria Rose Capeding
Dr. Socorro P Lupisan

Panelists:
Prof. Sri Rezeki Hadinegoro
Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy
Dr. Julius Lecciones

Lunch Symposium

1240-1410

Update on CYD-TDV Dengue Vaccine

Dr. Cesar Mascarenas
Director, Global Medical Affairs for Dengue, Sanofi-Pasteur
Mexico

Session 3:  Dengue Field Epidemiology and Surveillance Updates
Objective - To be updated on conventional and new dengue surveillance efforts in the region
Moderators:  Dr. In-Kyu Yoon and Prof. Tikki Pang

1410-1430

Dengue Surveillance in the Asia-Pacific Region

Dr. In Kyu Yoon
Deputy Director General of Science,
International Vaccine Institute (IVI);
Director,
Global Dengue Aedes-Transmitted Diseases Consortium (GDAC),
Seoul, Republic of Korea

1430-1450

New Technology for Dengue Surveillance

Dr. Grace Yap
Senior Research Scientist, Programme Head
National Environment Agency,
Environmental Health Institute
Singapore

1450-1510

Public Health Impact of the Dengue Vaccine

Prof. Tikki Pang
Visiting Professor,
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
National University of Singapore,
Singapore

1510-1530

Panel Discussion: The next generation approach for dengue surveillance

Panelists:
Prof. Tikki Pang
Dr. In-Kyu Yoon
Dr. Grace Yap

1530-1600

Tea Break & Networking

Featured Presentation 1

1600-1630

Development of a Toolkit for Dengue Vaccine Implementation

Dr. Isabelle Delrieu
Scientist and Project Leader,
Agence de Médecine Préventive,
France

Oral Presentations

1630-1730

Oral thematic presentations

  1. Immune Protection against Dengue Virus Infection by Modified NS1 Wing Domain Peptide
  2. Clinical validation of a new rapid diagnostic test for acute dengue infection
  3. Rapid, quantitative and accurate acute dengue diagnostics at the point of care using BluSense Diagnostics technology
  4. Overview of Takeda’s Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine (TDV) Candidate Development and Recent Progress to Phase 3

 

Prof. Trai Ming Yeh, Taiwan


Dr. Tzong-Shiann Ho, Taiwan


Dr. Marco Donolato, Denmark


Dr. Shibadas Biswal, Singapore

Poster presentation

  1. Early stage dynamic transmission model for dengue

Mr. Gerhart Knerer, Switzerland

Wrap up of Day 1

1730-1745

Summary of Day 1

Prof. Tikki Pang (NUS)

Evening Event

1830-2030

Dinner


DAY 2 – Thursday 2nd March


Time

Asia Dengue Summit Programme

Speakers

0900-0910

Objectives of Day 2

Prof. Duane Gubler (GDAC)

Keynote 2

0910-0940

Because it’s Free, Communication Challenges in Dengue Vaccine Introduction

Dr. Janette Garin
Former Secretary of Health,
Department of Health,
Republic of the Philippines

Session 4: Dengue Vaccine Preparedness
Objective – to understand the requirements for new vaccine introduction
Moderators:  A/Prof. Daniel Goh and A/Prof. Sutee Yoksan

0940-1000

Dengue Vaccine Advocacy in Asia: The Key Considerations

A/Prof. Daniel Goh
Head, Department of Paediatrics,
Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children’s Medical Institute,
National University Hospital,
Singapore

1000-1020

New Ways of Financing Vaccination: Case Study on Indonesia

Ms. Belinda Chng
Director, Policy and Programs,
Milken Institute Asia
Singapore

1020-1040

Policy Analysis of the Introduction of a New Vaccine: Lessons from the Introduction of Pentavalent Vaccine in Indonesia

A/Prof. Marcia Castro
Associate Professor of Demography, Department of Global Health and Population,
Harvard T.C. Chan School of Public Health,
USA

1040-1100

Rapid Dengue Diagnostics Test

Dr. Raul Destura
Clinical and Research Associate Professor,
National Institutes of Health,
University of the Philippines,
Philippines

1100-1120

Update on Seroprevalence of Zika, Japanese Encephalitis and Dengue from Thailand

A/Prof. Sutee Yoksan
Director, Centre for Vaccine Development,
Mahidol University,
Thailand

1120-1140

Panel Discussion

Moderators:
A/Prof. Daniel Goh
A/Prof. Sutee Yoksan

Panelists:
Ms. Belinda Chng
A/Prof. Marcia Castro
Dr. Raul Destura

1140-1200

Tea Break & Networking

Session 5: Post-Dengue Vaccine Introduction
Objective – to be aware of the continuing needs post introduction
Moderators: Prof. Zulkifli Ismail and Dr. Hasitha Tissera

1200-1220

Safety Monitoring of Dengue Vaccines

Dr. Hasitha Tissera
Consultant Epidemiologist,
National Coordinator for Dengue Prevention and Control, Ministry of Health,
Sri Lanka

1220-1240

Dengue Diagnosis Strategies in the Context of Vaccine Availability

Prof. Vu Thi Que Huong
Head, Arbovirus Laboratory,
Pasteur Institute,
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

1240-1300

Public acceptance of dengue vaccine(s)

Prof.  Zulkifli Ismail
Clinical Professor,
KPJ Healthcare University College,
Malaysia

1300-1310

Panel Discussion

Panelists
Dr. Hasitha Tissera
Prof. Vu Thi Que Huong
Prof.  Zulkifli Ismail

Lunch

1310-1400

Lunch & Networking

Featured Presentation 2

1400-1430

Dengue Vaccine in Adults: Vaccination through the Life Course

Prof. Terapong Tantawichien
Head of Division of Infectious Diseases and Deputy Chairman,
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University;
Assistant Director, Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, Thai Red Cross Society,
Thailand

Session 6: Dengue Control: Vector Control, Community Mobilization and Integrated approach
Objective – to understand the continuing needs of community engagement for dengue control
Moderators: Dr. Salvacion Gatchalian and Prof. Lulu Bravo

1430-1450

Battling Dengue in the Face of Natural Disasters

Mr. Leonido Olobia
Dengue Program Manager,
Department of Health Regional Office VIII, Leyte, Samar,
Republic of the Philippines

1450-1510

Addressing the mounting Dengue and Zika concerns with synergistic vector control strategies

Mr. Tan Cheong Huat Wilson
Head for Vector-borne Diseases Research Programme, Environmental Health Institute, National Environment Agency,
Singapore

1510-1530

Marathon against Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya from Latino America

Ms. Pilar Collantes
President,
Voces Ciudadanas,
Peru

1530-1550

Panel Discussion

Moderators:
Dr. Salvacion Gatchalian
Prof. Lulu Bravo

Panelists:
Mr. Leonido Olobia
Mr. Tan Cheong Huat Wilson
Ms. Pilar Collantes

1550-1610

Tea Break & Networking

Conclusion

1640-1700

Final Summary
Conveners in a Panel

  • Discuss key takeaways and plans for Summit Outcomes
  • Discuss need for collaborations and the future of the Asia Dengue Summit

1700-1710

Handing over of the Advocacy Torch to ADVA

Ms. Pilar Collantes
Prof. Usa Thisyakorn
Dr. Maria Rose Capeding

1710-1740

Concluding Remarks and the Way Forward

Prof. Duane Gubler (GDAC)