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||Elizabeth Kabuthi|
|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.