Session Chair: Dr. Doreen Mutua

Conference Theme: A Life Course Approach to Child Health


Updates on Childhood Cancer Services In KenyaDr. Alfred Karagu
Pediatric Radiation Oncology: The Good, The Bad and The UglyDr. Solomon Mutua
Child life practice in Oncology: Our experienceElizabeth Kabuthi
Newborn screening for SCD in Kisumu Couny: The CONSA InitiativeDr. Benard Awuonda
Transcranial Doppler in Dummies: Our experienceDr. Sam Gwer
Clinical trials in Sickle cell disease: Our experienceProf. Jessie Githanga
Transition care in Pediatric Hematology/OncologyDr. Doreen Karimi
Case studies on Interesting hematology casesDr. Beatrice Kabera

Track resolutions:

  • 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.