About Maud

Maud Lemoine is a consultant in Hepatology at St Mary’s hospital, Imperial College London. She completed her medical degree and PhD in Paris, France. She also graduated in political sciences from the Institute of Political Studies in Paris. Her research activities are mainly focused on the prevention and management of viral hepatitis in resource-limited countries, mainly in Africa. Since 2011, she has been working with the Medical Research Council (MRC) The Gambia unit, as part of the PROLIFICA (Prevention of Liver Fibrosis and Cancer in Africa) project in Gambia and Senegal. She has been member of the WHO guideline development group for the management of chronic hepatitis B/C and is regularly commissioned by the WHO viral hepatitis unit for external reviews and consultancies.

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

  • Testing interventions

    Ballroom 1

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 14:00

    Chairs: Dr. Maria Cassia Mendes-Correa, Sao Paulo University, Brazil and Dr. Francesco Negro Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland

    Presentations:

    • Introduction including a brief overview of WHO testing guidelines and implementation.
    • Prof. Philippa Easterbrook, World Health Organization
    • Diagnostics: present and future innovations.
    • Dr. Saleem Kamili, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Are HBV community-based screening campaigns feasible and acceptable: the PROLIFICA experience.
    • Dr. Maud Lemoine, Imperial College London, UK
    • Scaling-up a national screening programme for hepatitis C.
    • Dr. Radi Hammad, Ministry of Health, Egypt
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Review the scientific, logistical, ethical and political process leading to the implementation of state-of-the-art testing for viral hepatitis.
    • Discuss the feasibility and validity of diagnostic algorithm simplifications.
    • Define what testing strategies should be applied in different settings.
    • Discuss the preliminary results of testing strategies in selected areas.