About César

Specialist in infectious and tropical diseases. Former President of the Peruvian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Researcher at the National Institute of Health of Peru. Former Head of the INS - Peru, Professor of the Faculty of Medicine Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and Associate Member of the National Academy of Medicine of Peru.  

This speaker will be presenting at the following session(s)

  • Addressing the neglected burden of hepatitis D


    Day: 2 November

    Time: 18:00

    This evening side meeting will examine the challenges around the hepatitis D epidemic and what is being done to tackle it. Case studies will include Brazil’s response to the disease in the north of the country as well as highlights from the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Viral Hepatitis (August 2017, Alaska).


    Moderator: Carlos Varaldo, NGO Aliança Independente dos Grupos de Apoio

    • Plan of action of viral hepatitis in the Amazon region.
      Dr. Adele Benzaken, Ministry of Health, Brazil
    • Peru’s response to hepatitis D.
      Dr. Cezar Cabezas, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Peru
    • Highlights from the World Indigenous Peoples Conference.
      Dr. Wornei Braga, University of Amazonas, Brazil