Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Civil servants from National Direction of SIDA and ETS visited LIF

LIF’s Directors held a meeting in which they exchanged information. After meeting, they explored the different facilities.
     LIF’s Directors Carlos Arques, Diego Bruno and Guillermo Cleti; Guillermo Álvarez (LIF’s Trustee) and Roberto Ganin (LIF’s General Manager) welcomed Ariel Adaszko (Coordinator of Study and Control Area of National Direction of SIDA and ETS); Luciana Angueira (National Program of Control of Leprosy and Tuberculosis) and Jesse Maid (Physician Adviser of the Direction).
     The National Direction of SIDA and ETS approach illnesses such us: VIH, SIDA, Sexual transmission illnesses (STI), hepatitis and tuberculosis.
     Bernardo Salvadore, responsible for Control Program of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Illnesses of Santa Fe province, also participated in the meeting.
     Throughout the meeting, they exchanged information of both institutions and then they explored the facilities and the new building for research and development of drugs to treat patients with tuberculosis illness.
     Through this project LIF is going to research and develop four medicines for the treatment of tuberculosis:
-Rifampicin + Isoniazid + Pyrazinamide (triple association).
- Ethambutol.
- Rifampin + Isoniazid (double association).
- Isoniazid.
     National civil servants gave LIF’s Directors a list of medicines which presents problems to access by the last tender of the National Health Ministry.

*ETS: Enfermedades de transmisión sexual - Sexual transmission illnesses (STI)

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