Annual Scientific Conference 2018

Conference Presentations & Materials

 

E-POSTERS
  1. Effect of Post-Natal Gestational Age Assessment Training of Health Care Providers on Newborn Care Practices in Migori County
  2. Empowering Trainers on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health in Kisii, Kenya
  3. Simple Measures to Increase Simple Measurements
  4. Malaria Outbreak Investigation Among Children -5yrs at a Hospital in a Non-Endemic Region in Western Kenya Between March & May, 2017
  5. Male Perceptions of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Kisii, Kenya
  6. Utility of Clinical Risk Index for Babies (CRIB) II Score as Predictor for Neonatal Mortality at MTRH, Eldoret
  7. Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Therapy Vs Exchange Transfusion for Severe Hyperbilirubinemia in Neonates at Kijabe Hospital. A 4 year Retrospective Comparative Study
  8. Adolescent Sexual Health in Kisii County. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices
  9. Proposed Neonatal Nutrition Network
  10. Managemetn and Outcomes of Congenital Anomalies in Low, Middle and High-Income Countries. Protocol for a Multi-Centre, International, Prospective Cohort Study
  11. Assessment of the Use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Neborn Care in Kenya
  12. Occurrence of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency at the Regional Blood Transfusion Centre – Mombasa
  13. Changes in Osmotic Fragiity of Stored Blood at Regional Blood Transfusion Centre Eldoret, Kenya
  14. Mapping Trends and Determinants of Under-Five Mortality (U5M) at Sub-National levels in Kenya 1970-2015
  15. The Effectiveness and Acceptability of Audiovisual AIDS for Increasing Knowledge of Neonate Danger Signs Among Primigravid Women in the Postnatal Wards of KNH
  16. Peer Group Programme for Children adn Adolescents with HIV in Nairobi. A Common Elements Therapeutic Approach
  17. UNITAD.EGPAF Project to Optimize Early Infance HIV Diagnosis through the Introduction of Point of Care Testing
  18. Practice and Outcomes of Neonatal Resuscitation for Newborn with Birth Asphixia at Kakamega County General Hospital, Kenya. A Direct Observation Study
  19. Improving Perinatal Outcomes Through Clinical Mentorship. A Case of Busia County
  20. Changes in Susceptibility to Life Threatening Infections Following Treatment for Complicated Severe Malnutrition in Kenya
  21. Improving Management of Childhood Illnesses through Social Franchising. Qualitative Analysis of Secondary Data, Tunza Franchise
  22. GERD, Children, Surgical Management and Outcomes
  23. Hirschsprung Disease. Where Does the Future Lie for the Continent
  24. Health Care Seeker Vs Health Care Giver Behaviour Management of Undescended Testes
  25. Posterior Urethral Valve Menace. Kenyan Context
  26. Gastroschisis Management. AIC Kijabe Hospital Successes, Failures and Lessons Learnt
  27. First Line Antimicrobials in Children with Complicated Severe Acute Malnutrition (FLACSAM)
  28. Risk of Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight Births by Maternal Age in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County, Kenya
  29. Maternal Complications for Preterm and Low Birth Weight Births in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County, Kenya
  30. Preterm and.or Low Birth Weight among Neonates Born to HIV Positive Mothers in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County, Kenya
  31. Preventive Strategies for Diarrheal Illnesses among Children as seen at MTRH – Eldoret, Kenya
  32. Hypothermia in Preterm and Low Birth Weight Neonates
  33. Hypoparathyroidism Presenting as Intractable Seizures
  34. Clinical Description and Treatment Protocol for Hypernatremic Neonates with Na-170 in 2016 in Kijabe Kenya
BOOK OF ABSTRACTS

Adolescent Health

  1. Defaulters Tracing Trends among Adolescents Aged 10-19 at Migwani Hospital
  2. Empowering Trainers on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health in Kisii
  3. Male Perception of Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health in Kisii
  4. Adolescent Sexual Health in Kisii County
  5. Effects of HIV Disclosure Among Children and Adolescents Aged 4-19yrs on Viral Suppression Kitui County Experience
  6. Adolescent Pregnancy and Mental Health. Exploring Multiple Competing Needs of Adolescents Caregivers and Health Care Providers
  7. Peer Group Programme for Children and Adolescents with HIV in Nairobi. A Common Elements Therapeutic Approach

Child Health

  1. Simple Measures to Increase Simple Measurements
  2. Mapping Trends and Determinatns Under Five Mortality at Sub National Levels in Kenya
  3. Determinants of Under-Five Mortality in Kenya. An Application of Negative Binomial Regression Analysis
  4. The Growth of Children Exposed to HIV During the First Year of Life in Burundi

Critical Care

  1. Creation of a Training Program in Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care for Clinical Officers at Kijabe Hospital
  2. Family-Assisted Severe Febrile Illness Therapy FASTER for Critically-Ill Kenyan Children

Endocrinology

  1. Hypoparathyroidism Presenting as Intractable Seizures

Haematology

  1. Occurence of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency at the Regional Blood Transfusion Centre – Mombasa
  2. Changes in Osmotic Fragility of Stored Blood at Regional Blood Transfusion Centre Eldoret
  3. Burden and Risk of Neurological and Cognitive Impairment in Pediatric Sickle Cell Anemia in Uganda Brain Safe Interim Overall Results

Health Systems

  1. Improving Management of Childhoold Illness through Social Franchising. Quantitative Analysis of Secondary Data
  2. Influence of Health-Insurance Status on Childhood Cancer Treatment in Kenya
  3. Suporting Paediatric Care Using Internet Based Telemedicine Consultation in Rural Kenya. Barriers Challenges and Opportunities

Infectious Disease

  1. Selective Immunoglobulin M Deficiency (SigMD) Hyperphenylalaninemia Syndrome
  2. Malaria Outbreak Investigation Among Children Under 5yrs at a Hospital in a Non-Endemic Region in Western Kenya
  3. Profile of Cerebrospinal Fluid Findings in Children Aged 3mnts – 12 yrs with Fever and Convulsions at KNH
  4. UNITAID-EGPAF Project to Optimize Early Infant HIV Diagnosis Through the Introduction of Point of Care Testing
  5. Factors Affecting Viral Suppression in Children and Adolescents Living with HIV in Kenya. An Evaluation of Individual and System Level Challenges
  6. Viral Load Suppression in Port Victoria Hospital Among Children Aged 2-9 years
  7. Prevalence of Malaria Infection among the Under Fives attending Busia County Referral Hospital Laboratory
  8. Early Infant Diagnosis at Busia County Referral Hospital
  9. Prevalence of Rotavirus in Children Under 5 yrs Attending Pandya Memoria Hospital
  10. Preventive Strategies for Diarrheal Illnesses among Children as Seen at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital – Eldoret

Neonatology

  1. Hospital Outcomes of Newborns Admitted after Introduction of Free Maternity Services at MTRH
  2. Utility of Clinical Risk Indext for Babies II Score as a Predictor for Neonatal Mortality at MTRH
  3. Intravenous Immunoglobuline (IVIG) Therapy Vs Exchange Transfusion for Severe Hyperbilirubinemia in Neonates at Kijabe Hospital
  4. Prevalence of Neonatal Hypothermia in a Referral Hospital’s Newborn Unit in Kenya
  5. Treatment Outcomes of Bubble-CPAP Versus Oxygen Therapy among Preterm Babies Presenting with Respiratory Distress Syndrome at a Tertiary Hospital in Tanzania
  6. Assessment of the Use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Newborn Care in Kenya
  7. Beyond Neonatal Mortality Contribution of Perinatal Conditions to Cerebral Palsy in Uganda
  8. Trends and Characterization of Neonatal Deaths at County Referral Hospital Nyeri
  9. Prevalance Facilitators of Barriers to Kangaroo Mother Care Practive in the Newborn Unit at KNH
  10. The Effectiveness and Acceptability of Audiovisual Aids for Increasing Knowledge of Neonatal Danger Signs among Primigravid Women in Postnatal Wards of KNH
  11. Practice and Outcomes of Neonatal Resuscitation for Newborns with Birth Asphyxia at Kakamega County General Hospital
  12. Improving Perinatal Outcomes Through Clinical Mentorship
  13. Assessment of Health Care Workers’ Competence in Basic Newborn Resuscitation at Sub County Hospitals in Uasin Gishu
  14. Characteristics of Preterm and Low Birth Weight Neonatal Deaths in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County Kenya
  15. Risk of Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight Births by Maternal Age in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County Kenya
  16. Maternal Complications for Preterm and Low Birthd Weight Births in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County Kenya
  17. Preterm and or Low Birth Weight Among Neonates Born to HIVpositive Mothers in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County Kenya
  18. Neonatal Hypothermia in Tropical Countries

Nephrology

  1. Severe Form of Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome with Multiple Organ Failure in a Child
  2. Clinical Description and Treatment Protocol for Hypernatremic Neonates with Na-170 in 2016 in Kijabe Kenya

Nutrition

  1. Proposed Neonatal Nutrition Network
  2. Patterns of Clinical Improvement of Severely Malnourished Children Admitted at JOOTRH
  3. The Impact of Rickets on Growth and Morbidity During Recovery Among Childrenwith Complicated Severe Acute Malnutrition in Kenya
  4. Changes in Susceptibility to Life Threatening Infections Following Treatment for Complicated Severe Malnutrition in Kenya
  5. First Line Antimicrobials in Children with Complicated Severe Acute Malnutrition FLACSAM
  6. The Prevalence of Malnutrition in Hospitalized Children in Burundi

Oncology

  1. Health-Care Providers’ Perspectives on Traditional and Complementary Alternative Medicine on Childhood Cancer in Kenya

Paediatric Surgery

  1. Managemetn and Outcomes of Congenital Anomalies in Low Middle and High Income Countries
  2. GERD Children Surgical Management and Outcomes
  3. Hirschsprung Disease. Where Does the Future Lie for the Continent
  4. Health Care Seeker vs Health Care Giver Behaviour. Management of Undescended Testes
  5. Posterior Urethral Valve Menace. Kenyan Context
  6. Gastroschisis Management AIC Kijabe Hospital Successes Failures and Lessons Learned

Pathology

  1. Unexpected Findings at Pediatric Autopsy A Pathologist’s Experience

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