Antimicrobial Resistance Conference

28 March 2019

Suntec Singapore

Key topics:

  • The global spread of multi-resistant clones in gram-negative bacteria
  • Antimicrobial resistance control in low and middle-income countries
  • Molecular epidemiology of CRE in Asia
  • Carbapenemases – past present and future

 

 

 

Benefits of attending:

  • Appraise antibiotic stewardship programme implementation to help combat the spread of superbugs in care settings
  • Interpret the main challenges concerning antibiotic use and misuse within the region to better tackle these obstacles and to enable best practices in preventing microbial resistance
  • Evaluate best treatment options for CRE infections
  • Discuss appropriate actions to deal with infection occurrences across a wide range of clinical and community settings



 

Conference Chair:

Prof Paul Anantharajah Tambyah, Senior Consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases, National University Hospital, Singapore


Speaker Faculty:

Dr Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Associate Professor; Chief of Infectious Diseases Division, Thammasat University Hospital, Thailand

Dr Balaji Veeraraghavan, Professor in Department of Clinical Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Dr Hsu Li Yang, Senior Consultant and Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital; Deputy Clinical Director, Communicable Diseases Centre, Ministry of Health, Singapore

Dr Kalisvar Marimuthu, Consultant, Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Dr Karrie Ko Kwan Ki, Consultant, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Dr Maffie Raymundo-Tayzon,
Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases, Director, Hospital
Infection Control & Epidemiology Center, The Medical City, Pasig, Philippines

Dr Ng Oon Tek, Consultant, Department of Infectious Disease, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Dr Victor Leung, Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Dr Yin-Ching Chuang, Professor, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan