Session Chair: Dr. Doreen Mutua
Conference Theme: A Life Course Approach to Child Health
|Updates on Childhood Cancer Services In Kenya
|Dr. Alfred Karagu
|Pediatric Radiation Oncology: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
|Dr. Solomon Mutua
|Child life practice in Oncology: Our experience
|Newborn screening for SCD in Kisumu Couny: The CONSA Initiative
|Dr. Benard Awuonda
|Transcranial Doppler in Dummies: Our experience
|Dr. Sam Gwer
|Clinical trials in Sickle cell disease: Our experience
|Prof. Jessie Githanga
|Transition care in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
|Dr. Doreen Karimi
|Case studies on Interesting hematology cases
|Dr. Beatrice Kabera
- We RECOGNIZE that it is important to recognize and diagnose iron overload as a common side effect of SCD treatment, since it is often asymptomatic.
- that there exist gaps in access to vaccines
- We RECOMMEND increased newborn screening for sickle cell disease. Screening is now available in Kisumu County through CONSA (Consortium on Newborn Screening in Africa).
- We COMMIT to promoting child life practice in pediatric oncology.