Session Chair – Dr. Anne Marie Macharia/ Dr. Mithwani Sadik

Conference Theme: A Life Course Approach to Child Health


Viral Haemorrhagic feversDr. Christine Chege
InfluenzaDr. Ombeva Malande
Visceral LeishmaniasisDr. Beth Maina/Dr. Evaline Baya
Re-emerging infectionsDr. Wahu Gitaka
Next Outbreak preparednessDr. Joseph Mbuthia

Track resolutions:

  • 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.