SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME


 

Programme Highlights

Antimicrobial Stewardship – African Style

Maternal & Child Health

Linking to the Community of Infectious Disease Control

Surgery Associated Infection

Developing IPC Programmes in African Healthcare Facilities

Outbreaks in Africa

Decontamination & Sterilization:  The Latest Word

WASH & IPC:  Marriage Made in Heaven

Lessons Learnt from Ebola:  In the Name of Safety

Technical Advances in IPC Training

HAI Surveillance in Africa:  What, Where & How?

Healthcare Amplifiers of Tuberculosis in Africa

Behavioural Changes in IPC

MERSCov

The Environment and IPC

Safety Engineered Devices:  Avoid that Little Prick


Workshop Highlights

Role of the Clinical Nurse in AMS in Africa – Workshop

Workshop on TB Implementation


Programme at a Glance

Sunday 25 September

14h00 Conference Registration
18h00 – 19h00 Welcome Address & Opening Ceremony
19h00 Welcome Function & Trade Preview

Monday 26 September

08h00 – 08h30 Conference Registration
SESSION 1
08h30 – 09h15 Keynote Address
Antimicrobial Stewardship:  Trials & Tribulations
Dilip Nathwani, UK
09h15 – 10h30 Free Papers
SESSION 2
11h00 – 13h00 Antimicrobial Stewardship – African Style
11h00 – 13h00 Maternal & Child Health
11h00 – 13h00 Linking the Community for Infectious Diseases Control
13h00 – 14h00 Lunch & Exhibition / Industry Symposia
SESSION 3
14h00 – 16h00 AMS Workshop – Role of the Clinical Nurse in AMS Africa
14h00 – 16h00 Surgery Associated Infection
14h00 – 16h00 Developing IPC Programmes in African Healthcare Facilities
16h00 – 16h30 Refreshment Break
16h30 – 17h15 State of the Art Lecture
State of the World’s Antibiotics –
Ramanan Laxminarayan, USA/India
17h15 – 18h30  ICAN AGM

Tuesday 27 September

08h00 – 08h30 Conference Registration
SESSION 4
08h30 – 09h15 Keynote Address
IPC priorities for field implementation in low-resource settings
Bernadetta Allegranzi, WHO Geneva, Switzerland
09h15 – 10h30 Free Papers
10h30 – 11h00 Refreshment Break & Poster Review
SESSION 5
11h00 – 13h00 Outbreaks in Africa
11h00 – 13h00 Decontamination & Sterilisation:  The Latest Word
11h00 – 13h00 WASH & IPC:  Marriage Made in Heaven
13h00 – 14h00 Lunch & Exhibition / Industry Symposia
SESSION 6
14h00 – 16h00 Lessons Learnt from Ebola:  In the Name of Safety
14h00 – 16h00 Technical Advances in IPC Training
14h00 – 16h00 HAI Surveillance in Africa:  What, Where & How?
16h00 – 16h30 Refreshment Break
16h30 – 17h15 State of the Art Lecture
The Role of Bats in the Spread of Infectious Disease
Wolfgang Preiser, Germany
19h30 Celebration Dinner

Wednesday 28 September

08h00 – 08h30 Conference Registration
SESSION 7
08h30 – 09h15 Keynote Address
Infection Control as a Priority Worldwide:
The Case of Hand Hygiene
Didier Pittet, Switzerland
09h15 – 10h30 Free Papers
10h30 – 11h00 Refreshment Break & Poster Review
SESSION 8
11h00 – 13h00 Healthcare Amplifiers of Tuberculosis in Africa
11h00 – 13h00 Behavioural Change in IPC
11h00 – 13h00 MERSCoV
13h00 – 14h00 Lunch & Exhibition / Industry Symposia
SESSION 9
14h00 – 16h00 Workshop on TB Implementation
14h00 – 16h00 The Environment and IPC
14h00 – 16h00 Safety Engineered Devices – Avoid That Little Prick (TBC)
16h30 – 17h00 Refreshments & Best Poster Presentation & Awards
17h30 Closing Ceremony

 

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