August 20, 2016

Scientific Program

Day 1: Thursday 7th February 2019
  • 8.00 AM to 8.30 AM : Registration
  • 8.30 AM to 8.50 AM : Welcome speech: Prof Hakam Yaseen

1st Session

Chairpersons: Dr Anwar Khan & Dr Mona Khalaf
Time Subject Speaker
08:50 AM – 09:15 AM Strategies to reduce the use of antibiotics in the NICU Prof  Paolo Manzoni, Italy
09:15 AM – 09:40 AM Under-diagnosed infections in the NICU Prof Saleh Al Alaiyan, KSA
09:40 AM – 10:05 AM Brain Injuries in Preterm Infants.  Does Intervention Work?  What are the Evidences Dr Junaid Khan, UAE
10:05 AM – 10:20 AM Panel Discussion
10:20 AM – 10:35 AM Coffee Break

2nd Session

Chairpersons: Dr  Safia Seif  &  Dr Anas Alwogud
Time Subject Speaker
10:35 – 11:00 Recognising and managing milk allergy Dr Adam Fox, UK
11:00 – 11:25 Childhood Anaphylaxis in school Dr Hanan Sharif, UAE
11:25 AM – 11:50 AM Atopic Dermatitis for Pediatricians Prof Suleiman Al Hammadi , UAE
11:50 AM – 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 AM – 12:45 PM Workshop Workshop and Sandoz satellite symposium 
12:45 AM – 01:30 PM Prayer and Lunch

3rd Session

Chairpersons: Dr Sumaya Al Zarooni & Dr Amal Sharif
Time Subject Speaker
1.30 PM – 1.55 PM Antibiotic use in the pediatric OPD: Do we overprescribe? Dr Muhammad Anwar, UAE
1.55 PM – 2.20 PM New concepts in the management of food allergy Dr Adam Fox, UK
2.20 PM – 2.45 PM Radiology Scenario: Dilemma in Acute pediatric Abdomen Dr Abdulmunhem Obaideen, UAE
2.45 PM – 3.00 PM Panel Discussion
3.00 PM – 3.15 PM Coffee Break

4th Session

Chairpersons: Dr Fawzia Abou Asad & Dr Sherif Mosaad
Time Subject Speaker
3.15 PM – 3.40 PM Viral sepsis in neonates Prof Paolo Manzoni, Italy
3.40 PM – 4.05 PM Management of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy in Neonates Dr Khaled EL Atawi, UAE
4.05 PM – 4.30 PM Fetal and neonatal ethics Prof Saleh AL Alaiyan, KSA
4.30 PM – 4.45 PM Panel Discussion
4.45 PM – 5.00 PM Remarks
Day 2: Friday 8th February 2019
  • 8.00 AM to 8.30 AM : Registration
  • 8.30 AM to 8.50 AM : Introduction for day 2: Prof Hakam Yaseen

5th Session

Chairpersons: Dr Wasfi AL Abiari & Dr Mamdouh Swilem
Time Subject Speaker
8.50 AM – 9.15 AM Clinical scenarios: presentations of cough Prof Neil Gibson, UK
9.15 AM – 9.40 AM Childhood Diabetic Keto Acidosis: latest update Dr Naguib Abdelreheim, UAE
9.40 AM – 10.05 AM H. Pyloric infections in Pediatrics: An update Dr Hossam Tatari, UAE
10.05 AM – 10.20 AM Panel Discussion
10.20 AM – 10.35 AM Coffee Break

6th Session

Chairpersons: Dr Zahreddin Abusalah & Dr Layla Matar
Time Subject Speaker
10.35 AM – 11.00 AM Oxygenation instability in preterm infants: Should we be concerned? Prof Eduardo Bancalari, USA
11.00 AM – 11.25 AM Early neonatal sepsis Prof Hakam Yaseen, UAE
11.25 AM – 11.50 AM Introduction to stem cell therapy in Neonatology Dr Aiman Rahmani, UAE
11.50 AM – 12.00 PM Panel Discussion
12.00 PM – 01.00 PM Prayer Time & Lunch
01.00 PM – 02.00 PM Workshop &Poster Session. Sanofi  satellite symposium 

7th Session

Chairpersons: Dr Arif Faqih & Dr Munaira Mahmoud
Time Subject Speaker
02.00 PM – 02.25 PM Probiotics to use or not to use in the NICU? Dr Mahmoud EL Halik, UAE
02.25 PM – 02.50 PM Thoughts on Resuscitation in the Delivery Room Dr Hesham Tawakol, UAE
02.50 PM – 03.15 PM Is non-invasive respiratory support always a better alternative than invasive ventilation? Prof Eduardo Bancalari, USA
03.15 PM – 03.30 PM Panel Discussion
03.30 PM – 03.45 PM Coffee Break

8th Session

Chairpersons: Prof Zareen Fasih & Dr Fouad Khan
Time Subject Speaker
03.45 PM – 04.10 PM What’s new in asthma and wheezing? Dr Neil Gibson, UK
04.10 PM – 04.35 PM Update on Septic shock in Pediatric patients Dr Asrar Rashed, UAE
04.35 PM – 05.00 PM Management of severe Asthma Dr Rajesh Pathak, UK
05.00 PM – 05.15 PM Panel Discussion
05.15 PM – 05.30 PM Closing Remarks
Workshop & Poster session
Thursday : 12.00 PM to 12.45 PM Workshop
Prof Neil Gibson , UK Hands on Asthma Management
Dr Hamza Al Sayouf , UAE Neonatal seizures ;A Closer look At Neonatal EEG

Friday : 1.00 PM to 2.00 PM Workshop & Poster Session
Dr Gamal Helmy Ismail, UAE Neonatal modes of ventilation and pulmonary graphics
Dr Mohamed Suleiman, UAE Easy approach to Critical Congenital Heart Disease

Note: There are limited seats of 25 Persons for each workshop.