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Monday, March 18, 2019

  • 07:15 08:15

    Meet the Experts

    Dr. Margaret Fisher (USA) | Prof. Johan Svensson (SWEDEN) | Dr. Pramod Jog (INDIA) | Dr. Rintaro Mori (JAPAN) | Prof. David Edwards (UK)

    Meet the Expert 1: Dr. Margaret Fisher (USA) | Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center 
    Evaluation of the child with recurrent infections

    Meet the Expert 2: Prof. Johan Svensson (SWEDEN)
    Management of common thyroid disorders

    Meet the Expert 3: Dr. Pramod Jog (INDIA) | Standing Committee Member IPA | Ex-President, Indian Academy of Pediatrics
    Art and Science of Pediatric Practice

    Meet the Expert 4: Dr. Rintaro Mori (JAPAN) | National Center for Child Health & Development 
    Research syntheses

    Meet the Expert 5: Prof. David Edwards (UK) | King's College London
    Recent advances in neonatal ventilation 


  • 08:30 10:00

    Plenary 1: Sustainable Development Goals: A right for every child everywhere

    Dr. Richard Horton (UK) | Prof. Cesar Victora (BRAZIL) | Prof. Stefan Peterson (USA)

    Chair: Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, Anshu Banerjee 

    Global Child Health; how are we doing?
    Dr. Richard Horton (UK)

    Equity and Child Health; considerations for the SDGs
    Prof. Cesar Victora (BRAZIL)

    Current Progress and challenges in Implementing the SDG agenda
    Prof. Stefan Peterson (USA)

  • 10:00 11:00

    AM Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing

  • 11:00 12:30

    Concurrent Sessions 1‑4

    Concurrent Session 1: Recent advances in TB, HIV, Syphilis 

    Chairs: Dr. Jose Brea Del Castillo (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC), Prof. Andenike Grange (USA)

    Evaluation and management of the patient with tuberculosis
    Prof. Rajeshwar Dayal (INDIA)

    Recent advances in the management of the patient with HIV
    Prof. Jose T. Ramos (SPAIN)

    Syphilis: A re-emerging disease
    Dr. Oliver-Ombeva Malande (UGANDA)


    Concurrent Session 2: Newborn Health and Survival 

    Chairs: Dr. Oswaldo Revelo (EL SALVADOR), Dr. Dora Estripeaut (PANAMA)

    Newborn Health: Epidemiology and major bottlenecks to change
    Prof. Joy Lawn (UK)

    Caring for the late preterm newborn
    Prof. Angela Okolo (NIGERIA)

    Newborn survival strategies across the world
    Prof. Ashok Deorari (INDIA)


    Concurrent Session 3: Recent advances in childhood ventilation 

    Chairs: Dr. Doug McMillan (CANADA), Dr. Alberto Bissot (PANAMA)

    Advances in noninvasive ventilation
    Prof. Somashekhar Nimbalkar (INDIA)

    Management of the airway in the patient with trauma at the emergency room
    Dr. Nobuaki Inoue (JAPAN)

    Emerging technologies in pediatric ventilation and respiratory support
    Prof. Ira Marc Cheifetz  (USA)


    Concurrent Session 4: Non-Communicable disease prevention  

    Chairs: Dr. Javier Nieto (PANAMA), Leyla Namazova-Baranova (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)

    Non-Communicable Diseases and Children and Youth
    Dr. Mychelle Farmer (USA)

    Obesity, Diet and Physical Activity: Prevention and Management
    Dr.Sandra Hassink (USA)

    Diagnosis and treatment of the patient with insulin resistance
    Dr. Diva De Leon-Crutchlow (PANAMA)


  • 12:45 13:45

    Industry Symposia

  • 14:00 15:30

    Plenary 2: Every Newborn: Evidence for closing gaps for neonatal care around the world?

    Prof. Joy Lawn (UK) | Prof. Zulfiqar Bhutta | Prof. David Edwards (UK)

    Chairs: Dr. William Keenan (USA), Dr. Dorothy Esangbedo (NIGERIA)

    Global status, what's new and isn't re newborn health and stillbirths? 
    Prof. Joy Lawn (UK)

    Effective interventions to improve survival and health for every newborn across the world; what's new and promising
    Prof. Zulfiqar Bhutta (Canada)

    Addressing Birth Asphyxia; can we break the logjam? 
    Prof. David Edwards (UK)

  • 15:30 16:00

    PM Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing

  • 15:45 16:45

    Abstracts Platform Presentations

  • 17:00 18:30

    Controversies in Pediatrics 1: Is the use of antibiotics necessary in the treatment of diarrhea?

    PRO: Prof. Per Ashorn (FINLAND) | CON: Prof. Miguel O'Ryan (CHILE)

    Chairs: Dr. Shanti Raman (AUSTRALIA), Prof. Usa Thisyakorn (THAILAND)

    PRO: Prof. Per Ashorn (FINLAND)
    CON: Prof. Miguel O'Ryan (CHILE)