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Announcement for Barcelona AIDS Conference

Challenges of Nutrition Care and Support for People Living with 
HIV/AIDS in Resource Poor Settings 

Monday July 8, 6-10 pm, Hall 2C, Fira de Barcelona

18:00 Opening Remarks - The Time to Act: Nutrition and HIV in Re-
source Poor Settings 

Dr. Ellen Piwoz, Academy for Educational Development 
Dr. Joep Lange, International AIDS Society 
Ms. Robin Jackson, World Food Programme, Rome 
Mr. Michael Aganga, Network of African People Living with HIV/AIDS 

SESSION 1: Nutritional complications in HIV and related opportunistic 

Chairs: Dr. Hoosen Coovadia, University of Natal, South Africa and 
Dr. Donald Kotler, Columbia University, USA 

18:10 Clinical significance of macro-nutrient complications of HIV 
Dr. Donald Kotler, Columbia University, USA 

18:25 Clinical significance of micro-nutrient complications 
Dr. Marianna Baum, USA

18:40 Questions/Discussion 

18:50 Pathophysiology of nutritional complications 
Dr.Carl Grunfield, University of California, USA 

19:05 The role of TB and other opportunistic infections in HIV-
related nutrition complications 
Dr. Derek Macallan, St. George Hospital, London

19:20 Questions/Discussion 

SESSION 2: Evaluation and management of nutrition and HIV in resource 
poor settings: interventions and experience 

Chairs: Dr. Alka Deshpande, JJ Hospital, Bombay, India and Dr. Subha 
Raghavan, Harlem Hospital/Columbia University, USA/India 

19:30 Treatment of wasting in AIDS - An Overview 
Dr. Donald Kotler, Columbia University, USA 

19:45 Nutritional management of HIV+ women during pregnancy and lac-
tation: the role of micronutrient supplements 
Dr. Wafaie Fawzi, Harvard University, USA 

20:00 Questions/Discussion 

20:05 Anemia during HIV infection: prevalence, etiologies, clinical 
implications, and potential interventions 
Dr. Jean Humphrey, ZVITAMBO, Zimbabwe 

20:20 Nutritional management of HIV+ children with prolonged diar-
rhea: Experience in South Africa 
Dr. Nigel Rollins, Africa Centre, South Africa 

20:35 Questions/Discussion 

20:40 Body composition and metabolic side effects of antiretrovirals 
in resource poor settings: Experiences from Thailand and Singapore 
Dr. Mark Boyd, HIV-NAT, Thailand 

20:55 Questions/Discussion 

SESSION 3: Challenges to providing nutrition care and support in re-
source poor settings: A panel discussion 

Chairs: Dr. Chewe Luo, UNICEF, Botswana and Ms. Robin Jackson, World 
Food Programme, Rome 

21:00 Experience of NAP+ in Africa 
Mr. Michael Aganga, NAP+, Kenya 

21:10 Experience from the field: Challenges in treatment of nutrition 
complications in India 
Ms..Bhavana Sati, FXB India Foundation, India

21:20 Moving from knowledge to practice: Processes and challenges 
Dr. Eleonore Seumo, Academy for Educational Development, USA 

21:30 How to put food on the plates? Food security in resource poor 
Ms. C Fields-Gardner, The Cutting Edge, USA 

21:40 Concluding Discussion - Future Directions for Increasing Re-
source Allocation for Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in Resource Poor Set-

All Session Chairs invited to help facilitate.


Session Organizers - Dr. Subha Raghavan and Dr. Ellen Piwoz 
Session Rapporteur - Dr. Ellen Engleson, Columbia University, USA 
Logistics Coordinator - Mr. Jose Molina, Academy for Educational De-
velopment, USA

Light refreshments will be served throughout the satellite meeting 
immediately outside hall 2c. 

Dr. Leela McCullough
Director of Information Services
30 California Street
Watertown, MA 02472, USA
Tel: +1-617-926-9400
Fax: +1-617-926-1212

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