About Erkin

Erkin Musabaev is the director of the institute of virology at the Ministry of Health in Uzbekistan. He is also a senior infectionist at the Public Health Service of Uzbekistan, head of the infectious diseases department at the Tashkent Institute of Advanced Medical Studies.

Previously, Dr. Musabaev was the director of the Tashkent City Fever Hospital. He was a researcher in epidemiology and deputy director on sciences at the Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research Institute.

He received his PhD in 1983 and his MD in 1990 from the Epidemiology Research Institute of the Ministry of Health of USSR, Moscow He studied at the Tashkent State Medical Institute from 1973 to 1979 and then participated in advanced clinical studies of infection diseases and a post graduate course in epidemiology at the Microbiology and Infectious Disease Research Institute. Ministry of Health in Tashkent , Uzbekistan.

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

  • Developing a national plan on viral hepatitis

    Ballroom 2

    Day: 1 November

    Time: 15:30

    Chair: Joumana Hermez, World Health Organization and Seyed Moayed Alavian, Iran Hepatitis Network


    • Developing a national plan: country examples.
      Uzbekistan: Dr. Erkin Musabaev, Ministry of Health, Uzbekistan
      Tanzania: Angelina Sijaona, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Tanzania
      Greece: Prof. George Papatheidoridis, Athens Medical School and Laiko Hospital of Athens, Greece
    • The contents and the process of developing national plans.
    • Joumana Hermez, World Health Organization
    • Streamlining national plans with the global and regional strategies.
    • Dr. Hande Harmanci, World Health Organization
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Learn to differentiate between national strategies and plans.
    • Identify the best processes to create national plans.
    • Use a checklist to align national plans with the Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis.
    • Critically appraise a national plan for comprehensiveness.