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Arab Paediatric Medical Congress Brochure v9 (SP)

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Arab Paediatric Medical Congress Brochure v9 (SP)

  1. 1. Arab Paediatric Medical Congress JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, UAE 21 CME Credit HoursCongress: 25 - 26 February 2016 Post-congress workshops: 27 February 2016 Supported byStrategic Partner Diamond Sponsor Titanium Sponsor Media Partners Lanyard SponsorExhibitors Platinum Sponsors Bronze Sponsor (Rare Diseases Symposium) Associate Partner (Rare Diseases Symposium) KEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDING: • Hear top regional and international experts discussing the most pressing paediatric and neonatal conditions • Learn from over 50 scientific sessions in an inspiring mix of interactive formats • Receive the latest updates regarding common neonatal and paediatric disorders • Gain Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit hours • Network, meet and build relationships with peers in the field of paediatrics and neonatology to build relationships and exchange knowledge Research Awards Panel Discussions Presentations Workshops Networking Promoting and enhancing quality and evidence-based care for our children An initiative by: www.arabpediatriccongress.com Special feature: RARE DISEASES SYMPOSIUM 25 FEBRUARY 2016 Organised in support of the Rare Disease Day 2016 FEATURING JOIN US IN MAKING THE VOICE OF RARE DISEASES HEARD
  2. 2. For more information or to register, contact us at +971 4 361 9616, info@arabpediatriccongress.com or visit www.arabpediatriccongress.com Arab Paediatric Medical Congress 25 - 27 February 2016 JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, UAE Promoting and enhancing quality and evidence-based care for our children Scientific Board Dr. Arif Khan, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist; Head of Children's Services, American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology, UAE Dr. Anton Tan, Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist, Danat Al Emarat Women and Children's Hospital, UAE Dr. Junaid Khan, Chief of Service Paediatrics, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine, Al Rahba Hospital, UAE Dr. Yasser Nakhlawi, Consultant in Paediatrics, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, UAE and Professor of Paediatrics, Tulane University, USA Dr. Mohamed Salim Kabbani, Consultant Paediatric Cardiac ICU and Assistant Professor, King Saud bin AbdulAziz Medical City for Health Sciences, KSA Dr. Fatma Sultan AlOlama, Consultant and Head of Child Healthcare Unit, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), UAE Exclusive Speaker Faculty includes Dr. Abdelhai Hammo, Chief of Paediatrics and Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Tufts University, USA and King Fahad Specialist Hospital, KSA Dr. Abdulla Ibrahim, Consultant ENT Surgeon and Head of Department, Al Qassimi Hospital, UAE Dr. Anton Tan, Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist, Danat Al Emarat Women and Children's Hospital, UAE Dr. Arif Khan, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist; Head of Children's Services, American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology, UAE Dr. Aman Sohal, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), UAE Dr. Basil Elnazir, Consultant, Paediatric Pulmonology, Medical Affairs Department, Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, UAE Dr. Bernard Gerbaka, Chairman of Paediatric Department, Hotel-Dieu University Hospital and President, The Lebanese Institute for Child Rights, Lebanon Dr. Boris Birmaher, Child and Adolescent Bipolar Spectrum Disorder Services, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, USA Dr. Eyman Shebani, Consultant Physician, General Paediatrics – Medical Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, UAE Dr. Fareeha Amber Sadiq, Medical Director and Lead Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Camali Clinic, Dubai Healthcare City, UAE Dr. Fatma Al Jasmi, Associate Professor and Biochemical Geneticist, United Arab Emirates University, UAE Dr. Fatma Bastaki, Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Geneticist and Metabolist, Latifa Hospital, UAE Dr. Fatma Sultan AlOlama, Consultant and Head of Child Healthcare Unit, Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA), UAE Dr. George Mazariegos, Chief of Paediatric Transplantation, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, USA Dr. Gururaj Aithala, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Latifa Hospital, UAE Dr. Hamza Al Sayouf, American Board, Consultant Child Neurologist, Kids Heart Medical Center, UAE Dr. Huda Sadek, Consultant Paediatrics Neurodevelopment, Mafraq Hospital, UAE Dr. Jozef Hertecant, Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatric Department, Genetic - Metabolic Unit, Tawam Hospital, UAE Dr. Junaid Khan, Chief of Service Paediatrics, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine, Al Rahba Hospital, UAE Dr. Leena Amiri, Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Assistant Professor, United Arab Emirates University, UAE Dr. Majid Ibrahim Al Fayaddh, Deputy Director and Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist, Heart Centre, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, KSA Dr. Mohamed Salim Kabbani, Consultant Paediatric Cardiac ICU and Assistant Professor, King Saud bin AbdulAziz Medical City for Health Sciences, KSA Dr. Naeem Toosy, Consultant Emergency Medicine Physician, Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, UAE Dr. Nasir Moghal, Paediatric Emergency Physician, Dubai Hospital, UAE H.E. Prof. Tawfik A.M. Khoja, Director General, Executive Board, Health Ministers' Council for Cooperation Council States, KSA Dr. Yasser Nakhlawi, Consultant in Paediatrics, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, UAE and Professor of Paediatrics, Tulane University, USA
  3. 3. Arab Paediatric Medical Congress 25 - 27 February 2016 JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, UAE The 3rd Arab Paediatric Medical Congress has been developed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest developments in paediatrics. This year’s conference theme will focus on the practical management and latest evidence-based clinical data that will highlight key challenges faced by paediatricians in the region and the most effective strategies for overcoming these challenges. Expect to meet thought leaders, leading paediatric doctors, government pioneers and technology providers to discuss issues relevant to today’s paediatric practice. This congress will also feature interactive case-studies, panel discussions, educational workshops, networking sessions and platform presentations on current issues and recent advances on neonatal medicine including Paediatric Respiratory Disorders, Nutrition and Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Surgery and Transplantation and Critical Care and Emergencies. EVENT OVERVIEW • Directors and heads of paediatrics • Neonatologists and family medicine • School doctors • Nursing staff and midwives “The congress is quite unique with the experts discussing the topics in a very understandable manner. Covered the latest paediatric developments.” Dr. Zeph Onyejegbu Ogechukwu Hospital “Workshops on developmental neonatal hemodynamics and cerebral palsy were well conducted” Joy Chungath Royale City Clinic, Kuwait What attendees say about our past paediatric conferences WHO SHOULD ATTEND For more information or to register, contact us at +971 4 361 9616, info@arabpediatriccongress.com or visit www.arabpediatriccongress.com
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Congress Day One Thursday, 25 February 2016 Arab Paediatric Medical Congress 25 - 27 February 2016 JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, UAE Session Two: MANAGING CARDIAC DISORDERS IN CHILDREN 13.30 Managing heart failure in paediatric patients • Understanding the diverse pathophysiology of heart failure in children • Managing the primary etiology of heart failure - Reviewing current options in pharmacotherapy available in children with heart failure Dr. Mohamed Salim Kabbani, Head, Paediatric Cardiac ICU, National Guard Health Affairs, King Abdulaziz Medical City, KSA 14.00 Paediatric congenital heart disease prevalence and disease implication in the gulf • Identify possible causes of heart failure in children • Mitigate the incidence and recurrence for congenital heart disease • Achieve excellent outcome in developing programs for children with congenital heart disease Dr. Majid Ibrahim Al Fayaddh, Deputy Director and Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist, Heart Centre, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, KSA 14.30 Networking coffee break Session Three: PAEDIATRIC EMERGENCIES AND CRITICAL CARE 15.00 Paediatric readiness of hospital emergency departments • Reviewing guidelines needed to prepare emergency departments for care of paediatric emergencies • Providing current information on paediatric medication, equipment, policies & protocols, and training of staff for management of paediatric emergencies • Discussing paediatric safety issues, paediatric emergency care quality improvement, and administration & coordination of paediatric care in emergency department Dr. Nasir Moghal, Paediatric Emergency Physician, Dubai Hospital, UAE 15.30 Delivery room emergencies: Beyond ABC's Dr. Yasser Nakhlawi, Consultant in Paediatrics, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, UAE and Professor of Paediatrics, Tulane University, USA 16.00 Management of sports related head injuries and concussions in pediatric athletes • Focusing on the background of concussion in the context of head injury, and outline the issues related to the awareness of the condition and diagnosis • Understanding the physiology of sports related injuries particularly in concussions • Reviewing short as well as long-term impact of the diagnosis of concussion for the young sportsperson Dr. Naeem Toosy, Consultant Emergency Medicine Physician, Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, UAE 16.30 Child abuse in the emergency room • Discuss the challenges in diagnosing a child who had been subject to abuse • Understand the essential components of a medical emergency exercise in response to a paediatric abuse case • Recognise physical and behavioral signs of child abuse • List procedures and protocols in placing a child under a protective custody Dr. Bernard Gerbaka, Chairman of Paediatric Department, Hotel-Dieu University Hospital and President, The Lebanese Institute for Child Rights, Lebanon 17.00 Closing remarks from chairman and end of day one For more information or to register, contact us at +971 4 361 9616, info@arabpediatriccongress.com or visit www.arabpediatriccongress.com 08.30 Registration, coffee and networking 08.40 Welcome from Maarefah Management 08.50 Welcome remarks from IPNC-Almarai 09.00 Chairman’s welcome and opening remarks Session One: REVIEWING HEALTH POLICIES AND STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE CHILDREN'S HEALTH 09.10 Opening Keynote Address: Ethics of medical professionals in paediatrics • Professionalism in paediatric practice • Responsibilities of paediatricians towards patients, their families, the community and to the profession H.E. Prof. Tawfik A.M. Khoja, Director General, Executive Board, Health Ministers' Council for Cooperation Council States, KSA 09.50 Key Leaders’ Interactive Panel Discussion: Protecting children’s health in a changing environment Panellists: Dr. Yasser Nakhlawi, Consultant in Paediatrics, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, UAE and Professor of Paediatrics, Tulane University, USA Dr. Arif Khan, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist; Head of Children's Services, American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology, UAE Dr. Anton Tan, Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist, Danat Al Emarat Women and Children's Hospital, UAE Dr. Fatma Sultan AlOlama, Consultant and Head of Child Healthcare Unit, Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA), UAE 10.30 Networking coffee break RARE DISEASES SYMPOSIUM 11.00 Wondering if it is a genetic disease? Tips on when to refer to our services Dr. Fatma Bastaki, Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Geneticist and Metabolist, Latifa Hospital, UAE 11.20 Prevention of rare genetic diseases Dr. Fatma Al Jasmi, Associate Professor and Biochemical Geneticist, United Arab Emirates University, UAE 11.40 Whole exome sequencing: Our experience Dr. Jozef Hertecant, Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatric Department, Genetic - Metabolic Unit, Tawam Hospital, UAE 12.00 Rare diseases but common psychological issues Dr. Leena Amiri, Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Assistant Professor, United Arab Emirates University, UAE 12.20 Networking lunch break
  5. 5. Congress Day Two Friday, 26 February 2016 Session Seven: PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY 13.30 Managing inflammatory neurological disorders • Improving awareness of paediatric neuro-inflammatory disorders • Enhancing evidenced-based practice in diagnosis and management of common and rare paediatric neuro-inflammatory diseases Dr. Aman Sohal, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), UAE 14.00 Managing and evaluating epilepsy in children • Reviewing diagnosis of common epileptic disorders in children • Understanding basic principles of managing seizures and epilepsy in paediatric patients Dr. Gururaj Aithala, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Latifa Hospital, UAE 14.30 Genetic testing in neurological disorders Dr. Arif Khan, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist; Head of Children's Services, American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology, UAE 15.00 Networking break Session Eight: PAEDIATRIC PSYCHIATRY 15.30 Phenomenology and treatment of children with anxiety disorders • Identify the primary anxiety disorders in children • Describe the epidemiology, etiology and treatment of major paediatric anxiety disorders • Identify possible biological, genetic, environmental and psychosocial factors that triggers anxiety Dr. Boris Birmaher, Child and Adolescent Bipolar Spectrum Disorder Services, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, USA 16.00 Multidisciplinary approach to management of eating disorders in children • Discuss aetiology of the most common eating disorders • Recognise signs and symptoms of eating disorders in paediatric patients • Describe the multidisciplinary management of paediatric patients with eating disorders • Describe the interface between paediatric and psychological care in the treatment of eating disorders Dr. Fareeha Amber Sadiq, Medical Director and Lead Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Camali Clinic, Dubai Healthcare City, UAE Session Nine: DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY 16.30 Paediatric developmental and comprehensive diagnostic evaluation Dr. Hamza Al Sayouf, American Board, Consultant Child Neurologist, Kids Heart Medical Center, UAE 17.00 Managing autism in children • Learn different characteristics of children with autism and they would interact • Develop a long-term treatment and care management of autistic children and their caregivers • Managing effective handling of emotional and time demands for children with autism Dr. Huda Sadek, Consultant Paediatrics Neurodevelopment, Mafraq Hospital, UAE 17.30 Closing remarks from chairman and end of day two 08.30 Registration, coffee and networking 08.50 Chairman’s welcome and opening remarks Session Four: DISCUSSING PAEDIATRIC METABOLIC AND GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS UPDATE 09.00 Diagnostic approach for inborn metabolism error • Improving awareness and become up-to-date with the recent diagnostic approaches in treating inborn errors of metabolism • Understanding complications in paediatric patients with inborn errors of metabolism Dr. Junaid Khan, Chief of Service Paediatrics, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine, Al Rahba Hospital, UAE 09.30 IgE-non-IgE-mediated food allergy in infants and children • Discuss the epidemiology and prevalence of food allergy in infants and children • Diagnosis and management of IgE and none IgE mediated food allergy in infants and children • Review the treatment and management of a food allergic patient Dr. Abdelhai Hammo, Chief of Paediatrics and Consultant Gastroenterologist, Tufts University, USA and King Fahad Specialist Hospital, KSA Session Five: DISCUSSING RESPIRATORY DISORDERS AND ALLERGIES 10.00 Treating paediatric asthma in practice Dr. Eyman Shebani, Consultant Physician, General Paediatrics – Medical Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa Medical Centre (SKMC), UAE 10.30 Networking coffee break Session Six: INFECTIOUS DISEASES 11.00 DHA Update: Challenges with the current vaccination protocol and childhood immunisation program in the UAE Dr. Fatma Sultan AlOlama, Consultant and Head of Child Healthcare Unit, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), UAE 11.30 Managing challenging cases in paediatric infectious diseases This is an interactive case presentation where audience can participate and discuss individual cases. • Highlight controversies in the field of clinical infectious diseases for paediatricians • Understand a systematic approach of dealing with complex clinical cases Dr. Anton Tan, Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist, Danat Al Emarat Women and Children's Hospital, UAE 12.00 Friday prayer and lunch break Arab Paediatric Medical Congress 25 - 27 February 2016 JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, UAE For more information or to register, contact us at +971 4 361 9616, info@arabpediatriccongress.com or visit www.arabpediatriccongress.com
  6. 6. For more information or to register, contact us at +971 4 361 9616, info@arabpediatriccongress.com or visit www.arabpediatriccongress.com Workshops: Congress Day Three Saturday, 27 February 2016 08.30 Registration, coffee and networking 09.00-11.00 Workshop A: Sinonasal Endoscopy in Paediatric Patients Learning objectives: • Discuss several sinonasal pathologies • Discover availability of adequate equipments on diagnostic nasal endoscopic procedures • Identify numerous sinonasal disorders treated by endoscopic sinonasal surgery Dr. Abdulla Ibrahim, Consultant ENT Surgeon and Head of Department, Al Qassimi Hospital, UAE About the workshop leader: Dr. Abdulla Ibrahim is a Consultant ENT at Al Qassimi Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at University of Sharjah in UAE, as well as a Rhinology & Skull Base Fellow at University Malaya in Malaysia. He graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and has a Basic Surgical/Residency Training in General Surgery and ENT Certification. His special interests include allergy, rhinology/ endoscopic skull base surgery, and sleep disordered breathing. 11.00 Networking break 11.30-13.30 Workshop B: Common GI problems in infants and children Learning objectives: • Understand and be familiar with some of the more common gastrointestinal complaints in paediatric patients in an outpatient setting • Gaining a fund of knowledge regarding the therapies for the more common gastrointestinal complaints in paediatric patients in the outpatient setting • Learning the signs and symptoms to look for in a patient to determine to determine whether a patient’s condition warrants hospital admission or emergent therapy Dr. Abdelhai Hammo, Chief of Paediatrics and Consultant Gastroenterologist, Tufts University, USA and King Fahad Specialist Hospital, KSA About the workshop leader: Dr. Abdelhai Hammo is an Associate Professor of Paediatrics at Tufts Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Prior to that, he served as the Chief of Pediatric GI/Nutrition at King Fahad Specialty Hospital in Dammam, Saudi Arabia in 2014. From 1998 to 2014, he became the Chairman of Paediatrics at Saint Joseph Hospital and Clinics in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. On the same year when he started to work at Saint Joseph Hospital and Clinics, he received his Paediatric GI Fellowship from Brown University in Rhode Island where he later on served as the Director of Paediatric Gastroenterology until 2003. In 1996, he received his Paediatric Hepatology Fellowship from University of Nebraska in Omaha and four years prior he was a Paediatric Resident in Iowa City, Iowa, USA. 13.30 Lunch break 14.30-16.30 Workshop C: Managing asthma in paediatric patients Learning objectives: • Identify the hallmarks of controlled and uncontrolled asthma in paediatric populations • Accurately diagnose asthma by applying the guidelines • Develop a paediatric asthma action plan • Escalate therapy within an action plan according to the latest asthma guidelines • Knowledge of different asthma medications delivery devices and age appropriateness Dr. Basil Elnazir, Consultant Paediatric Pulmonology, Medical Affairs Department, Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, UAE About the workshop leader: Dr. Basil Elnazir is a Consultant Paediatric Pulmonologist at Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, Dubai. He was a Consultant Paediatric Pulmonologist and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Basil was also the previous Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee of the Asthma Society of Ireland. In 2004, he was appointed to the National Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland as a Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician with clinical and research interests in Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis. In 2011, he was appointed as a National Specialty Director and Board member in Paediatrics at the faculty of Paediatrics; Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. He is currently the Vice President of the Arab Pediatric Pulmonology Association and a member of the Executive Board of MECFA (Middle East Cystic Fibrosis Association).

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