Session Chair – Dr. Elizabeth Kiragu

Conference Theme: A Life Course Approach to Child Health


Early life determinants of allergic diseaseDr. Evelyne Nganga
Living with severe food allergy; a mother’s perspectiveDr. Rita Yumbe Kiattu
FPIES –  the allergy that shocksDr. 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

Track resolutions:

  • 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.