Scientific Program

13th – 14th February 2020

Preliminary Program

Time Subject Speaker
New strategies to prevent and treat RSV infections in infants. Prof  Paolo Manzoni
Update on Nosocomial infections in neonates: Pathogens, treatment & prevention. Prof  Paolo Manzoni
Respiratory management of the extremely premature infant – the Viennese
including video on LISA (Less Invasive Surfactant Administration)
Prof Angilika Berger
Antibiotic Stewardship in the NICU. Prof Angilika Berger
Dyschondrosteosis. Prof Agnes Linglart
Rickets including hypophosphatemia rickets. Prof Agnes Linglart
Managing a challenging child with Diabetes.. Prof John Gregory
Management of congenital hypothyroidism. Prof John Gregory
Paediatric Dermatology clinical scenarios quiz Dr Amjad Khan
Review of Asthma in children. Dr Rania Abusamra
Update on LP practice in Neonate. Prof Hakam Yaseen
Neonatal resuscitation and delivery room management comparing the NRP to European
Dr Aiman Rahmani
Steroids and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD); What We Know So Far? Dr Junaid Khan
Practical approach to cervical lymphadenopathy in Children. Dr Hossam Al-Tatari
Antibiotic selection in the NICU ; Case scenarios. Dr Fares Chedid
Metabolic Bone Disease of Prematurity. Dr Mahmoud Saleh ElHalik
Preventing Necrotising Enterocolitis (NEC) in Very Low Birth Weight Infants; Current
Dr Khaled Mahmoud El Atawi
Current controversies in management of RDS in preterm infant. Dr Anwar Khan
PDA in Preterm Infants update: to treat or not to treat? Dr Laila Obaid
Modalities of genetic testing: Clinical implications. Dr Ayman Hattab
Abnormal Movements in children: Is it seizure? Dr Mohamed Mekki
Normal and abnormal growth. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia case scenarios from guidelines to
Dr Jamal Al Jubeh
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia; Guidelines to clinical practice. Dr Elham Mohamed Amiri
Medical management in different clinical scenarios of childhood Bronchial asthma. Dr Fatma al Jassim
Time Title Speaker
Vaccination update Dr Muhammad Anwar
Dr Mohamed Sulaiman
Dr Abdulmunhem Obaideen
Childhood diabetes, what general paediatrician should know: clinical
Dr Naguib Abdelreheim
Mechanical ventilation Tips in different clinical case scenario at
Dr Waleed Buali