Session Chair – Dr. Bernard Gichina

Conference Theme: A Life Course Approach to Child Health


Bacterial/viral infectionsDr. Meichi Quek
Scabies and other infestationsDr. Edel Karau
Fungal/yeast infectionsDr. Meichi Quek
AcneDr. Bernard Gichina

Track resolutions:

  • We RECOGNIZE that in the immunocompromised host, opportunistic fungi, e.g. Aspergillus can lead to both cutaneous and systemic
  • We RECOMMEND adjunctive treatment for household contacts for patient with tinea capitis & the patient includes regular use of an antifungal shampoo, until the patient is free of disease.
  • We COMMIT to improvement of the knowledge and practice of HCPs on management of skin conditions