Annual Scientific Conference 2018

Conference Presentations & Materials
Cardiology
Gastroenterology
Infectious Disease
E-POSTERS
  1. Abstract 3 – Effect of Post-Natal Gestational Age Assessment Training of Health Care Providers on Newborn Care Practices in Migori County
  2. Abstract 5 – Empowering Trainers on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health in Kisii, Kenya
  3. Abstract 8 – Simple Measures to Increase Simple Measurements
  4. Abstract 9 – Malaria Outbreak Investigation Among Children -5yrs at a Hospital in a Non-Endemic Region in Western Kenya Between March & May, 2017
  5. Abstract 10 – Male Perceptions of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Kisii, Kenya
  6. Abstract 11 – Utility of Clinical Risk Index for Babies (CRIB) II Score as Predictor for Neonatal Mortality at MTRH, Eldoret
  7. Abstract 13 – Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Therapy Vs Exchange Transfusion for Severe Hyperbilirubinemia in Neonates at Kijabe Hospital. A 4 year Retrospective Comparative Study
  8. Abstract 14 – Adolescent Sexual Health in Kisii County. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices
  9. Abstract 17 – Proposed Neonatal Nutrition Network
  10. Abstract 19 – Managemetn and Outcomes of Congenital Anomalies in Low, Middle and High-Income Countries. Protocol for a Multi-Centre, International, Prospective Cohort Study
  11. Abstract 20 – Assessment of the Use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Neborn Care in Kenya
  12. Abstract 25 – Occurrence of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency at the Regional Blood Transfusion Centre – Mombasa
  13. Abstract 30 – Changes in Osmotic Fragiity of Stored Blood at Regional Blood Transfusion Centre Eldoret, Kenya
  14. Abstract 33 – Mapping Trends and Determinants of Under-Five Mortality (U5M) at Sub-National levels in Kenya 1970-2015
  15. Abstract 37 – The Effectiveness and Acceptability of Audiovisual AIDS for Increasing Knowledge of Neonate Danger Signs Among Primigravid Women in the Postnatal Wards of KNH
  16. Abstract 39 – Peer Group Programme for Children adn Adolescents with HIV in Nairobi. A Common Elements Therapeutic Approach
  17. Abstract 41 – UNITAD.EGPAF Project to Optimize Early Infance HIV Diagnosis through the Introduction of Point of Care Testing
  18. Abstract 45 – Practice and Outcomes of Neonatal Resuscitation for Newborn with Birth Asphixia at Kakamega County General Hospital, Kenya. A Direct Observation Study
  19. Abstract 46 – Improving Perinatal Outcomes Through Clinical Mentorship. A Case of Busia County
  20. Abstract 50 – Changes in Susceptibility to Life Threatening Infections Following Treatment for Complicated Severe Malnutrition in Kenya
  21. Abstract 51 – Improving Management of Childhood Illnesses through Social Franchising. Qualitative Analysis of Secondary Data, Tunza Franchise
  22. Abstract 53 – GERD, Children, Surgical Management and Outcomes
  23. Abstract 54 – Hirschsprung Disease. Where Does the Future Lie for the Continent
  24. Abstract 55 – Health Care Seeker Vs Health Care Giver Behaviour Management of Undescended Testes
  25. Abstract 56 – Posterior Urethral Valve Menace. Kenyan Context
  26. Abstract 57 – Gastroschisis Management. AIC Kijabe Hospital Successes, Failures and Lessons Learnt
  27. Abstract 63 – First Line Antimicrobials in Children with Complicated Severe Acute Malnutrition (FLACSAM)
  28. Abstract 67 – Risk of Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight Births by Maternal Age in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County, Kenya
  29. Abstract 68 – Maternal Complications for Preterm and Low Birth Weight Births in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County, Kenya
  30. Abstract 69 – Preterm and.or Low Birth Weight among Neonates Born to HIV Positive Mothers in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County, Kenya
  31. Abstract 70 – Preventive Strategies for Diarrheal Illnesses among Children as seen at MTRH – Eldoret, Kenya
  32. Abstract 71 – Hypothermia in Preterm and Low Birth Weight Neonates
  33. Abstract 74 – Hypoparathyroidism Presenting as Intractable Seizures
BOOK OF ABSTRACTS
  1. Abstract 1 – Hospital Outcomes of Newborns Admitted after Introduction of Free Maternity Services at MTRH
  2. Abstract 2 – Outcomes of Neonates Requiring Surgical Interventions at MTRH
  3. Abstract 3 – Effect of Post-Natal Gestational Age Assessment Training of Health Care Providers on Newborn Care Practices in Migori County
  4. Abstract 4 – Defaulters Tracing Trends among Adolescents Aged 10-19 at Migwani Hospital
  5. Abstract 5 – Empowering Trainers on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health in Kisii
  6. Abstract 6 – Clinical Impact of Re-Emerging Chikungunya Fever in Paediatric Population. The Mombasa Epidemic
  7. Abstract 7 – Selective Immunoglobulin M Deficiency (SigMD) Hyperphenylalaninemia Syndrome
  8. Abstract 8 – Simple Measures to Increase Simple Measurements
  9. Abstract 9 – Malaria Outbreak Investigation Among Children Under 5yrs at a Hospital in a Non-Endemic Region in Western Kenya
  10. Abstract 10 – Male Perception of Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health in Kisii
  11. Abstract 11 – Utility of Clinical Risk Indext for Babies II Score as a Predictor for Neonatal Mortality at MTRH
  12. Abstract 13 – Intravenous Immunoglobuline (IVIG) Therapy Vs Exchange Transfusion for Severe Hyperbilirubinemia in Neonates at Kijabe Hospital
  13. Abstract 14 – Adolescent Sexual Health in Kisii County
  14. Abstract 15 – Prevalence of Neonatal Hypothermia in a Referral Hospital’s Newborn Unit in Kenya
  15. Abstract 16 – Treatment Outcomes of Bubble-CPAP Versus Oxygen Therapy among Preterm Babies Presenting with Respiratory Distress Syndrome at a Tertiary Hospital in Tanzania
  16. Abstract 17 – Proposed Neonatal Nutrition Network
  17. Abstract 18 – The Positive Immediate Effect of the Free Maternity Policy on the Number of Fresh Still Births Macerated Still Births and Neonatal Deaths
  18. Abstract 18b – The Positive Immediate Effect of the Free Maternity Policy on the Number of Fresh Still Births Macerated Still Births and Neonatal Deaths
  19. Abstract 19 – Managemetn and Outcomes of Congenital Anomalies in Low Middle and High Income Countries
  20. Abstract 20 – Assessment of the Use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Newborn Care in Kenya
  21. Abstract 21 – Effects of HIV Disclosure Among Children and Adolescents Aged 4-19yrs on Viral Suppression Kitui County Experience
  22. Abstract 22 – Beyond Neonatal Mortality Contribution of Perinatal Conditions to Cerebral Palsy in Uganda
  23. Abstract 23 – Trends and Characterization of Neonatal Deaths at County Referral Hospital Nyeri
  24. Abstract 25 – Occurence of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency at the Regional Blood Transfusion Centre – Mombasa
  25. Abstract 26 – Prevalance Facilitators of Barriers to Kangaroo Mother Care Practive in the Newborn Unit at KNH
  26. Abstract 27 – Prevalence of Selected Transfusion Transmissible Infections Among Donors Donating at Kakamega Satellite Blood Donor Centre
  27. Abstract 28 – Relationship Between Chronic Kidney Disease and Anaemia in Patients Attending Embu Level 5 Renal Unit
  28. Abstract 29 – Staphylococcus Aureus Nasal Colonizatoin Among Students at TUK Mombasa
  29. Abstract 30 – Changes in Osmotic Fragility of Stored Blood at Regional Blood Transfusion Centre Eldoret
  30. Abstract 31 – Patterns of Clinical Improvement of Severely Malnourished Children Admitted at JOOTRH
  31. Abstract 32 – Creation of a Training Program in Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care for Clinical Officers at Kijabe Hospital
  32. Abstract 33 – Mapping Trends and Determinatns Under Five Mortality at Sub National Levels in Kenya
  33. Abstract 34 – Determination of Prothrombin Time in Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinical at Mtwapa Health Centre
  34. Abstract 35 – Saving Young Lives with Acutre Kidney Injury The Challenge of Acute Dialysis in Low Resource Settings
  35. Abstract 36 – Severe Form of Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome with Multiple Organ Failure in a Child
  36. Abstract 37 – The Effectiveness and Acceptability of Audiovisual Aids for Increasing Knowledge of Neonatal Danger Signs among Primigravid Women in Postnatal Wards of KNH
  37. Abstract 38 – Adolescent Pregnancy and Mental Health. Exploring Multiple Competing Needs of Adolescents Caregivers and Health Care Providers
  38. Abstract 39 – Peer Group Programme for Children and Adolescents with HIV in Nairobi. A Common Elements Therapeutic Approach
  39. Abstract 40 – Profile of Cerebrospinal Fluid Findings in Children Aged 3mnts – 12 yrs with Fever and Convulsions at KNH
  40. Abstract 41 – UNITAID-EGPAF Project to Optimize Early Infant HIV Diagnosis Through the Introduction of Point of Care Testing
  41. Abstract 42 – Factors Affecting Viral Suppression in Children and Adolescents Living with HIV in Kenya. An Evaluation of Individual and System Level Challenges
  42. Abstract 43 – Family-Assisted Severe Febrile Illness Therapy FASTER for Critically-Ill Kenyan Children
  43. Abstract 44 – Viral Load Suppression in Port Victoria Hospital Among Children Aged 2-9 years
  44. Abstract 45 – Practice and Outcomes of Neonatal Resuscitation for Newborns with Birth Asphyxia at Kakamega County General Hospital
  45. Abstract 46 – Improving Perinatal Outcomes Through Clinical Mentorship
  46. Abstract 47 – Prevalence of Malaria Infection among the Under Fives attending Busia County Referral Hospital Laboratory
  47. Abstract 48 – Determinants of Under-Five Mortality in Kenya. An Application of Negative Binomial Regression Analysis
  48. Abstract 49 – The Impact of Rickets on Growth and Morbidity During Recovery Among Childrenwith Complicated Severe Acute Malnutrition in Kenya
  49. Abstract 50 – Changes in Susceptibility to Life Threatening Infections Following Treatment for Complicated Severe Malnutrition in Kenya
  50. Abstract 51 – Improving Management of Childhoold Illness through Social Franchising. Quantitative Analysis of Secondary Data
  51. Abstract 52 – Acceptability of Chlorhexidine (CHX) Gel Use for Cord Care
  52. Abstract 53 – GERD Children Surgical Management and Outcomes
  53. Abstract 54 – Hirschsprung Disease. Where Does the Future Lie for the Continent
  54. Abstract 55 – Health Care Seeker vs Health Care Giver Behaviour. Management of Undescended Testes
  55. Abstract 56 – Posterior Urethral Valve Menace. Kenyan Context
  56. Abstract 57 – Gastroschisis Management AIC Kijabe Hospital Successes Failures and Lessons Learned
  57. Abstract 58 – Early Infant Diagnosis at Busia County Referral Hospital
  58. Abstract 59 – Prevalence of Rotavirus in Children Under 5 yrs Attending Pandya Memoria Hospital
  59. Abstract 60 – Unexpected Findings at Pediatric Autopsy A Pathologist’s Experience
  60. Abstract 61 – Health-Care Providers’ Perspectives on Traditional and Complementary Alternative Medicine on Childhood Cancer in Kenya
  61. Abstract 62 – Influence of Health-Insurance Status on Childhood Cancer Treatment in Kenya
  62. Abstract 63 – First Line Antimicrobials in Children with Complicated Severe Acute Malnutrition FLACSAM
  63. Abstract 64 – Suporting Paediatric Care Using Internet Based Telemedicine Consultation in Rural Kenya. Barriers Challenges and Opportunities
  64. Abstract 65 – Assessment of Health Care Workers’ Competence in Basic Newborn Resuscitation at Sub County Hospitals in Uasin Gishu
  65. Abstract 66 – Characteristics of Preterm and Low Birth Weight Neonatal Deaths in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County Kenya
  66. Abstract 67 – Risk of Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight Births by Maternal Age in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County Kenya
  67. Abstract 68 – Maternal Complications for Preterm and Low Birthd Weight Births in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County Kenya
  68. Abstract 69 – Preterm and or Low Birth Weight Among Neonates Born to HIVpositive Mothers in Selected Health Facilities in Migori County Kenya
  69. Abstract 70 – Preventive Strategies for Diarrheal Illnesses among Children as Seen at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital – Eldoret
  70. Abstract 71 – Neonatal Hypothermia in Tropical Countries
  71. Abstract 71b – Hypothermia in Preterm and Low Birth Weight Neonates
  72. Abstract 72 – Tackling Health Workers’ Strikes – An Essential Part of Strengthening Health Systems in Kenya
  73. Abstract 73 – Burden and Risk of Neurological and Cognitive Impairment in Pediatric Sickle Cell Anemia in Uganda Brain Safe Interim Overall Results
  74. Abstract 74 – Hypoparathyroidism Presenting as Intractable Seizures
  75. Abstract 75 – Clinical Description and Treatment Protocol for Hypernatremic Neonates with Na-170 in 2016 in Kijabe Kenya
  76. Abstract 76 – The Growth of Children Exposed to HIV During the First Year of Life in Burundi
  77. Abstract 77 – The Prevalence of Malnutrition in Hospitalized Children in Burundi

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