Advancing paediatric surgery through education and research

PAPSA Conference Online 2020

09 Oct


Virtual, 9th October 2020 - 10th October 2020

EPAPSA Meeting

This virtual replacement meeting is free.

Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 945 0363 2757


OCTOBER 9TH: 16:00-18:50 CAT

Time (CAT) Event Speaker Chair
16:00-16:10 Welcome and opening Prof Alp Numanoglu
16:10-16:40 Heinz Rode lecture:

Paediatric Surgery in Africa; are “Western” solutions appropriate or applicable?

Prof Larry Hadley Prof Alp Numanoglu
16:50-17:50 Free paper session I: Global Surgery & Education Profs H Afua & Sameh Shehata
16:50-17:00 Kids Operating Room (Kids OR) Rosemary Mugwe
17:00-17:10 Met and Unmet Need of Pediatric Surgical Access in Uganda: Results from a Country-Wide Prospective Clinical Database Peter Kayima
17:10-17:20 Implementation of a Pediatric Emergency Surgical Care Course for Rural Front Line Providers in Uganda Martin Situma
17:20-17:30 Growing Paediatric Surgical Training in Africa through a Pan-African E-Learning Approach Eric O’Flynn
17:30-17:40 Surgical Non-Physician Clinicians in Sub-Saharan Africa: Identifying Deficiencies in Current Youmna A.f Sherif
17:40-17:50 Poster Viewing
17:50-18:10 Covid-19 and Competency – The New Normal in Examinations Prof Samad Shaik Prof Elhalaby
18:20-18:50 AGM Exco Prof Soji Ademuyiwa

OCTOBER 10TH: 16:00-18:40 CAT

Time (CAT) Event Speaker Chair
16:00-16:20 Beyond the Duty of Care: Management Challenges, Outcome and Lessons of Covid-19 Pandemic Outbreak at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital Prof C Bode Prof E. A. Ameh
16:20-17:10 Free Paper Session II: Covid-19 Prof Bankole & Mr Niyi-Ade Ajayi
16:20-16:30 Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Children’s Surgery in Africa Dennis Mazingi
16:30-16:40 Audit of Impact of COVID-19 on Case Numbers in Paediatric Surgery at Oxford University Hospitals Mr Athanasios Tyraskis
16:40-16:50 On-Line Action Planning Forums to Develop a Roadmap to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on the Delivery of Global Children’s Surgical Care Alizeh Abbas


16:50-17:00 Implementation of an On-Line Teaching Format Led by Pediatric Surgery Fellows in Uganda due to COVID 19 educational disruptions: An Interim Report Nimanya Stella Alice
17:00-17:10 Poster viewing
17:10-17:30 Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Surgical Services and Training in the COSECSA Region Prof Godfrey Muguti Prof Kokila Lakhoo
17:30-18:30 Free paper session III: Clinical Research Prof Dan Poenaru & Dr Bruce Bvulani
17:30-17:40 Management and Outcomes of Gastrointestinal Congenital Anomalies in Low-, Middle-, And High-Income Countries: A Multi-Centre, International, Prospective Cohort Study Mahmoud ElFiky


17:40-17:50 Performance of a New Model for The Simulation of Gastroschisis Cotside Silo Application, Reduction and Sutureless Closure in an Interventional Study Hannah Thompson
17:50-18:00 Thoracoscopic T2-3 versus T4 Sympathectomy for Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in Children and Adolescents: A Randomized Comparative Study Ismael Elhalaby
18:00-18:10 Anorectal Malformations: Earlier the Diagnosis, Better the Outcome Nilesh Tank
18:10-18:20 Anorectal Anomalies in the Female: Highlights on Surgical Management Amr A. AbouZeid
18:20-18:30 Poster viewing
18:30-18:40 Closure Prof Numanoglu

PAPSA 2020