Session Chair – Dr. Anne Marie Macharia/ Dr. Mithwani Sadik
Conference Theme: A Life Course Approach to Child Health
|Viral Haemorrhagic fevers||Dr. Christine Chege|
|Influenza||Dr. Ombeva Malande|
|Visceral Leishmaniasis||Dr. Beth Maina/Dr. Evaline Baya|
|Re-emerging infections||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.