Session Chair – Dr. Elizabeth Kiragu
Conference Theme: A Life Course Approach to Child Health
|Early life determinants of allergic disease||Dr. Evelyne Nganga|
|Living with severe food allergy; a mother’s perspective||Dr. Rita Yumbe Kiattu|
|FPIES – the allergy that shocks||Dr. Priya Bowry|
|Atopic eczema- food allergy or not?||Dr. Leah Githinji|
|Transitioning the asthmatic child into adolescence||Dr. Adil Waris|
|Insect allergies – Ouch, that sting!||Dr. Elizabeth Kiragu|
- We RECOGNIZE that global increase in allergies over the last 3-4 decades are mostly attributable to changes in environmental factors and epigenetic changes.
- We RECOMMEND change from pediatric to adult doses of medications in the transition of care for asthma from childhood to adolescence.
- We RECOMMEND caution in food elimination in children with food allergy in order to prevent undernutrition.
- We COMMIT to continued improvement of HCP on allergic conditions through CMEs.