About Luana Silveira

Luana Silveira de Faria serves as a Social Policy Analyst at the Special Secretariat of Indigenous Health in the Brazilian Ministry of Health. She graduated in Psychologist and has experience in the field of planning and implementing Equality and Diversity Policies.

Her main competencies include planning and executing health, social care, culture and Human Rights projects; monitoring and evaluating the processes within the Brazilian National Health Service (SUS) and cooperating on the control and evaluation of Social Policy strategies.

In the field of Indigenous Health, her services involve planning, coordinating and supervising Primary Health Care projects for Indigenous Peoples, supporting the Special Indigenous Health Districts teams on planning and executing the Health District Plans and on managing information.

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

  • Strategic direction 2: interventions for impact and strategic direction 3: delivering for equity

    Golden Hall

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 09:15

    The second day of the Summit is dedicated to strategic directions 2 and 3, which cover the issues of "interventions for impact" and "delivering for equity".

    Chairs: Dr. Florence Zeh Kakanou, Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon and Dr. Saeed Hamid, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan

    Presentations:

    • 5 core interventions to reach HBV and HCV elimination.
      Dr. Hande Harmanci, World Health Organization

    Panel:

    • Hepatitis B services – challenges and opportunities.
      Dr. Chukwuma Anyaike, Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria
    • Hepatitis B vaccines: a won battle or still more to do?
    • Hepatitis C prevention and treatment for PWID.
      Prof. Gregory Dore, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
    • Hepatitis services for indigenous people.
      Luana Silveira de Faria, Ministry of Health, Brazil
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Learn areas of innovation and neglected issues.
    • Hear about the core issues for elimination and equitable access.
    • Gain an overview of the main advocacy areas and gaps.
  • Strategic direction 2: interventions for impact and strategic direction 3: delivering for equity

    Golden Hall

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 09:15

    The second day of the Summit is dedicated to strategic directions 2 and 3, which cover the issues of "interventions for impact" and "delivering for equity".

    Chairs: Dr. Florence Zeh Kakanou, Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon and Dr. Saeed Hamid, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan

    Presentations:

    • 5 core interventions to reach HBV and HCV elimination.
      Dr. Hande Harmanci, World Health Organization

    Panel:

    • Hepatitis B services – challenges and opportunities.
      Dr. Chukwuma Anyaike, Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria
    • Hepatitis B vaccines: a won battle or still more to do?
    • Hepatitis C prevention and treatment for PWID.
      Prof. Gregory Dore, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
    • Hepatitis services for indigenous people.
      Luana Silveira de Faria, Ministry of Health, Brazil
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Learn areas of innovation and neglected issues.
    • Hear about the core issues for elimination and equitable access.
    • Gain an overview of the main advocacy areas and gaps.