Prevention and control of HPV and HPV related cancers in Colombia: Lessons learnt and the way forward - 15 & 16 November 2018

Objectives:

  • Give an overview of the health care systems in Colombia.
  • Provide a summary of the epidemiology, burden of disease and surveillance related to HPV and HPV related cancers in Colombia.
  • Discuss successes, topical issues and challenges related to HPV vaccination and screening particular to Colombia.
  • Review country examples from Latin America to learn from their successes and challenges.
  • Gain insight in the various stakeholder perspectives.
  • Propose recommendations for the way forward.

Background Document (pdf, 1.985 kB)

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Session 1    OPENING AND OBJECTIVES
                     Chairs: Lina Trujillo & Carlos Castro

Session 2 THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM OF COLOMBIA
                  Chairs: Hugo Cardenas & Alex Vorsters

Session 3 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HPV AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING IN COLOMBIA
                  
Chairs: Nubia Muñoz & Xavier Bosch  

Session 4 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF HPV IN COLOMBIA
                  
Chairs: Carlos Castro & Mark Kane

Session 5A SUCCESS AND CHALLENGES FROM OTHER COUNTRIES/REGIONS
                     
Chairs: Lina Trujillo & Mira Kojouharova  

  • HPV vaccination in Brazil. (pdf, 1.386 kB - EN)
    Ana Goretti
     
  • HPV vaccination in Peru. 
    Marcela Lazo
     
  • HPV vaccination in Panama. (pdf, 4.866 kB - ES)
    Itzel de Hewitt
     
  • Questions & discussion
     
  • Breakout Sessions
    SWOT analysis of the situation in Colombia (all participants)
     
  • Plenary feedback from the different groups

Friday, 16 November 2018

Session 5B SUCCESS AND CHALLENGES FROM OTHER COUNTRIES/REGIONS
                     
Chairs: Ivan Dario Gonzalez & Paolo Bonanni

Session 6 ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES IN COLOMBIA AND LESSONS LEARNT
                  
Chairs: Raul Murillo & Paolo Bonanni

Session 7 PLENARY DISCUSSIONS
                  
Chairs: Natascha Ortiz & Alex Vorsters

- How can we involve all (and which) Colombia stakeholders.
Chairs: Herman Esguerra & Natascha Ortiz

- How can we better involve media.
Chairs: Pablo Correa & Lisbeth Fog

- Optimal implementation of the E-learning course.
Chairs: Xavier Bosch & Lina Trujillo

Session 8 CONCLUSIONS OF THE MEETING.
                  
Chairs: Lina Trujillo & Eduardo Franco