Session Chair – Dr. Anne Marie Macharia/ Dr. Mithwani Sadik
Conference Theme: A Life Course Approach to Child Health
|Viral Haemorrhagic fevers
|Dr. Christine Chege
|Dr. Ombeva Malande
|Dr. Beth Maina/Dr. Evaline Baya
|Dr. Wahu Gitaka
|Next Outbreak preparedness
|Dr. Joseph Mbuthia
- We RECOGNIZE that Measles and Pertussis are now recent re- emerging diseases despite having components of an eradicable disease.
- We RECOMMEND development of strategies to control emergence of viral hemorrhagic fevers: sentinel surveillance, modernizing wet markets, ban on wild animal trade, conducting field surveys
- We COMMIT to educate HCPs on emerging infectious diseases.