The Eleventh Meeting of the Pan Arab Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Society

La Royal Hotel – Amman- Jordan 5th-8th May 2009

Scientific Program
Wednesday 6th May,2009

First Session 8:30- 10:30
Moderators:
Giorgina Mieli-Vergani, Mohamed Rawashdeh, Hisham Nazer 1. 2. 8:30-8:50 8:50-9:10 Recent Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Fayez Ghishan. Growing pains : Inflammatory bowel disease in adolescence. Ian Sanderson. Inflammatory Bowel disease : What is new on the horizon Abdel Hai Hammo 4. 9:30-9:50 Outcomes research in pediatric endoscopy : Making sense of what we do Mark Gilger 1

3.

9:10-9:30

www.medicsindex.com

5.

9:50- 10:10

Pediatric liver Transplantation Giorgina Mieli-Vergani

10:10- 10:30 Discussion 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

Second Session: 11:00- 13:00
Moderators:
Fayez Ghishan, Diego Vergani, Ruwaida Hijazine

6. 7.

11:00- 11:20 11:20-11:40

Eosinophilic Esophagitis Issam Halaby Diagnosis and management of pediatric gastroIntestinal dysmotility syndrome Abdel Hai Hammo Pathogenesis of autoimmune liver disease Diego Vergani Clinical Aspects of Autoimmune liver disease in childhood Giorgina Mieli-Vergani Interpretation of autoimmune liver serology Diego Vergani

8. 9.

11:40-12:00 12:00- 12:20

10

12:20-12:40 12:40-13:00 13:00- 14:30

Discussion Lunch Break

Third Session 14:30- 16:30
Moderators:
Ian Sanderson, Omar Saadah, 11. 2 14:30:14:50 Isam Hindawi

Teaching Medical Skills

www.medicsindex.com

Salah Nassar 12. 13. 14;50 – 15:05 15:05 -15:20 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Omar Saadah Gastroesophageal reflux disease in childhood Diagnosis and Management Issam Halaby Morbidity of GERD in Morocco Nezha Mouane

14.

15:20-15:35

15.

15:35-15:50

Prospective Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Quadruple Therapy in Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Gastritis in Children in whom Triple Therapy has Failed. Ruba Abdelhadi Helicobacter pylori infection and Insulin requirement among children with type 1 diabetes mellitus Abdelaziz Elamin Procedural sedation for pediatric GI endoscopy is a reality in a developing country Mohammed Miqdady

16.

15:50- 16:05

17.

16:05-16:20

16:20 - 16:30 Discussion 16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break

Fourth Session 16:35- 17:00
Moderators:
Abdel Hai Hammo, 18. 17.00-17.20 19. 17:20- 17:40 Aziz Kolailat, Nahla Khayyat

Nutritional modulation of intestinal gene Ian Sanderson Recent Advances in Acute and Chronic Diarrhea: in infants and children. . Fayez Ghishan

3

www.medicsindex.com

20.

17.40-17.55 .

An Overview On Rotaviru Gastroenteritis In UAE Sherif Mosaad

21.

17.55- 18.15

Non-invasive parameters as predictors for esophageal Varices in children with chronic liver disease Mohamed El Guindi Endoscopic treatment for UGI Bleeding in children Mark Gilger

22.

18.15-18:35

23.

18.35-18.50

Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Experience at Royal Hospital" Muscat, Oman Tawfiq Al Lawati

18:50- 19:00 Discussion ____________________________________________________________

Thursday 7th May, 2009

First Session 8:30-10:30
Moderators:

Mark Gilger, Ruba Abdelhadi, Abdelaziz Elamin
24. 25. 26. 8:30- 8:50 8:50-9:10 9:10-9:30 Virus-Host Interaction in Liver Disease Diego Vergani Treatment of Viral Hepatitis in Childhood Giorgina Mieli-Vergani Management of Malabsorption Syndrome in Pediatric Patients. Fayez Ghishan Celiac Disease- 2009 update Hisham Nazer The Pattern of Chronic Liver Diseases in Sudanese

27.

9:30- 9:45

28. 4

9:45-10.00

www.medicsindex.com

Children Omaima Saber 29. 30. 10.00-10.15 10:15- 10:25 Autoimmune Hepatitis in Children Badriya Al Alawar Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis Buthaina Al Murbati

10.25.10.35 Discussion 10.35.11.0 Coffee Break

Second Session 11:00- 13:00
Moderators:
Salah Shoheib, Issam Halabi, Abdulmunaim Sallaj

31.

11:00- 11:20

Obesity and Risk factors of Jordanian Adolescents in Greater Amman Saad Hijazi Breast Milk and Gastrointestinal Health Salah Shoheib Is Intestinal Immunity Important for Healthy Children Aziz Kolailat Severe malnutrition management protocol application In Syrian hospitals. Mahmoud Bozo

32. 33.

11:20- 11:40 11.40-12.00

34.

12.00-12.20

35. 12.20-12.40 36. 12.40-13.00 13.00-13.15

Nutritional support for patients with IBD Maha Abou Zekri Management of protein energy malnutrition Mahmoud El-mougi Discussion

13.15 - 14.30 Lunch Break

Third Session 14.30-16.35
5

www.medicsindex.com

Moderators:
Mahmoud Bozo, 37. 14.30-14.50 38. 14.50-15.10 39. 15.10 - 15.25 Omaima Saber, Hassan Zaineldeen Enteral Feeding in Childhood Crohn's Disease Ian Sanderson Neonatal Cholestasis in 2009 Issam Halabi Neonatal Cholestasis Nahla Khayyat 40. 15.25 – 15.40 41. 15.40 – 15.55 Outcome Biliary Atresia - Pre & Postoperative Management Ahmad Soufi Biliary Atresia: Work Towards Improving Mohamed Anas Barakat 42. 15.55 – 16.10 43. 16.10 – 16.25 Abetalipoproteinemia Hassan Zainaldeen Neonatal Hemochromatosis : Case Series Hassan Al Faraj 16.25- 16.35 Discussion 16.35 – 17.00 Coffee Break

Fourth Session 17.00 – 19.00
Moderators:
Mohamed El-Guindi, Nezha Mouane, Mohamed Miqdadi

44. 17.00 – 17.20

Foreign Body Ingestion in Children Mark Gilger Capsule Endoscopy Use in Childhood Issam Halaby Malnutrition in Children: Failure to Thrive and Obesity Abdel Hai Hammo

45. 17.20 – 17.40 46. 17.40 – 18.00

6

www.medicsindex.com

47.

18.00 – 18. 15

Cystic Fibrosis- Associated Liver Disease Abdul Hameed S. Najada Glycogen Storage Disease Type III Among Palestenian Children- A report of 24 cases Imad Dweikat. Profile of Admission of Children Under Five Years Of Age With Diarrhea and Dehydration Hospital - based Study Aida Al Maktari

48 18.15 – 18.30

49.

18.30- 18.45

18.45 – 19.00 Discussion

Friday 8th May 2009 First Session: 9.30 – 11.30
Moderators:
Atef Turki, Badriya Al awar, Naef Rawabdeh 50. 9.30 - 9.50 51. 9.50 – 10.10 52. 10.10 – 10.25 Celiac Disease : Approach and Management Abdel Hai Hammo Comprehensive software for Pediatric Hospital Ernest Geutebruck Evaluation of Diet Quality of Egyptian Children and Adolescents Using Healthy Eating index. Nebal Abdul Rahman Breast Feeding and Hospitalization for Diarrheal & Respiratory Infection. Case Control Study. Sheikh Ammar Study of Food Pyramid and Calcium Intake For Children (4-11) Lina Najjar`

53. 10.25 – 10.40

54.. 10.40 - 10.55

7

www.medicsindex.com

55. 10.55 – 11.10

Management of Severe Malnutrition in Hospital of Aleppo, Syria Mustafa Abu Zard Fungi Identification and Aflatoxin Levels Determination in The Most Common Syrian Food. Kinana Tafish Rickets in a 6-24 month –old Children Nidal Al – Khani

56. 11.10 - 11.25..

57. 11.25 – 11, 40

11.40 – 12.00

Discussion Closing Remarks

.The 17th conference of the Union of Arab Pediatricians .)12th Conference of the Jordan pediatric society (JPS Second Pan Arab Pediatric Infectious diseases society meeting and the second vaccination for the next decade in the Arab .world meeting .The fifth Meeting of the Pan Arab Neonatology forum The Sixth Meeting of the pan Arab gastroenterology and nutrition .society Le Royal Hotel - Amman 5th – 8th May 2009

Scientific Program
8

www.medicsindex.com

First Day, Wednesday May 6th, 2009 First Session 8:30 – 10:30

REGISTRATION

8:30 – 8:00

MODERATORS DR CHOCK-WAN CHAN DR MUSTAFA ALFALAH

8:30-9:00

Psychiatric impact of War on children

Dr Mahmoud Hammoudeh

Suffering of children in Gaza war SAT-NAV-The Right care pathway

Dr Basem Kiswany Dr Gilney Simoes

9:00-9:30 9:30-10:00 10:00-10:30

Child survival, Child Health and Child Development :The Roles of IPA and the Pediatricians

Dr Chock-Wan Chan

COFFEE BREAK

:10:30-11:00

Second Session 11:00 – 13:00
MODERATORS DR EZZEDIN GOUTA DR MUSA BARQAWI Dr Ezzedin Gouta 11:00-11:30 Dr Hasan 11:30-12:00 Baaqeel

Update in pediatric resuscitation Evidence based medicine

Amblyopia causes and detection

Dr Mustafa 12:00-12:30 Mehyar

Advanced pediatric laparoscopic surgery at KHMC Dr Najeh Alomary 12:30-12:40

9

www.medicsindex.com

Clinical profile of infections in childhood primary nephritic syndrome Dr 12:50- 12:40
Kamal Aqel

Dicussion

12:50-13:00

LUNCH BREAK
Third Session 14:30 – 16:30

:13:00-14:30

MODERATORS DR AWNI MADANI DR ABDELFATTAH ABU-HAWEILEH

Five critical cardiac problems commonly missed in office practice 14:30-15:00
Dr Riyad AbuSuliman Single ventricle patients for the general pediatrician Dr :15:20–15:00 Khaled Salaymeh Pocket echocardiography The role of pediatrician Dr Wael :15:20-15:40 Abd-elal General pediatric follow-up for the congenital heart defect patient Dr 15-40-16:00 Riyad Abu-Suliman New Guidelines for SBE Dr 16:00-16:20

Eyad Ammori DICUSSION 16:20-16:30

16:30-17:00

COFFEE BREAK

10

www.medicsindex.com

Fourth Session 17:00 – 19:00
MODERATORS DR MATROUK ELOUN DR MARWAN HIASAT DR NAYEF DABBAS

Pediatric renal transplant Metabolic disorders involving the kidney Pediatric enuresis an update PD in children is possible in different environment
18:10-18:30 Contrast Nephropathy

Dr Isa Hazza 17:00-17:20 Dr Radi Hamed 17:20-17:40 Dr Kamal Akel 18:00–17:40 Dr Reem Hadidi 18:00-18:10 Dr Rula Saqan

Familial Glomerulopathy

Dr Edward

: 18:30-18:50 Sakka

Discussion

18:50-19:00

11

www.medicsindex.com

Second Day, Thursday May 7th, 2009 REGISTRATION 8:00-8:30

First Session 8:30 – 10 :30
MODERATORS DR ABDELKARIM QUDAH DR MOEEN HABASHNEH A Clinical Approach to Brain Malformations Dr. Ganesh 8:50 – 8:30 Mochida Approach to neurodegenerative disorders Dr Abdelkarim 8:50-9:10 Qudah An overview of childhood epilepsy Update in the management of status epilepticus Paroxystic nonepileptic events in children Dr Saleh Ajlouni Dr Azhar Daoud Dr Amira 9:10-9:30 9:30-9:50 9:50-10:10 Almasry Epilepsy in Adolescent Girls Dr Hamed 10:10-10:30 Khayyat

12

www.medicsindex.com

COFFEE BREAK
Second Session 11:00 – 13:00
MODERATORS

10:30-11:00

DR ANDREW MORRIS DR MAJED DASSOUKI Dr Andrew :11:00-11:30 Morris

Treatment of fatty acid oxidation disorders

AVPR2 gene in a Palestinian family with nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
Dr Abdulsalam Abu-libdeh genetic disorders in arab families

11:30-11:40

11:40:-12:10:

New

Dr Ahmad Teebi

Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis
Genetic diversity in arabs

Dr Wael Khreisat Dr Ahmad

12:10-12:20
12:20-12:50 Teibi

DICUSSION

12:50-13:00 :13:00-14:30

LUNCH BREAK

Third Session 14:30 – 16:30
MODERATORS DR MOHAMMAD RAWASHDEH DR RIYAD ABU_SULIMAN Dr Bernd :14:30-15:00 Benningough

Rota Virus infection&the promise of vaccination

13

www.medicsindex.com

Clinical trial in Jordan

Dr

15:00-15:20

Mohammad Rawashdeh

Pubmed search

Dr Riyad Abu-

15:20-15:45 suliman

Spinal muscular atrophyType 1 Review of 24 cases

Dr SAMIR

15:45-16:05
KHALIL

CP & ARRC management system

Dr

16:05-16:30 Ahmed Raouf

COFFEE BREAK
Fourth Session 17 :00 – 19:00

:16:30-17:00

MODERATORS DR MJALLI HASAN DR EMAD QUDAH

The investigation of suspected mitochondrial disease

Dr Andrew

17:00-17:30 morris

Developmental delay

Dr Majed

17:30-18:00 dasouki

Update on the Genetic Features of Autism & Other 18:00-18:30 Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr Ramzi Nasir Sanjad Sakati syndrome Al-muhtaseb 18:40-18:50: Dr Alia 18:30-18:40

Consanguinity &Pregnancy
18:50-19:00 DISCUSSION

outcome

Dr Bahieh Qandalgy

14

www.medicsindex.com

Third Day, FRIDAY May 8th, 2009 First Session 9:30 –12:10
MODERATORS DR MONA KATER DR HASHEM ALHOURANI

LIGHT BREAKFAST Primary ciliary dyskinesia
9:50-10:10 Dr Ibrahim Janahi

8:00-9:30
9:30-9:50

Cystic fibrosis an overview

Dr Abdul Hameed S. Najada

Allergic rhinitis in children Critical care Asthma management

Dr Mona Kater 10:10-10:20 Dr Husein Mugrabi 10:20-10:40 Dr Raed Sulieman 10:40-11:00

Sleep Disorders in children
11:00- 11:20

Asthma control FREE PAPERS

Dr Mona Kater

Analytic study of childhood asthma in Lattakia

Dr Ma`moun

11:30 -11:20 Hakim

15

www.medicsindex.com

Focal dermal hypoplasia

Dr Luay Al- 11:30-11:40 Nouri

Variation of Neural tube defects in north Jordan

Dr Ahmad 11:40-11:50 Obeidat

Newborn Admissions in ICU of Prince Rahmeh Hospital Dr Samee 11:50-12:00
Kofahi

clinical profile of cystic fibrosis

Dr Muna

12:00-12:10
Dahabreh

Prayer & Lunch Break
Second Session 14:30 - 16:30
MODERATORS DR MAHMOUD SHEIAB KHASAWNEH Approach to bleeding disorders Dr Ahmad DR ALI ATIEH

12:10-14:30

DR BASHAR

14:30-14:55 Mallouh

Management of ITP

Dr Mahmoud

14:55-15:20 Sheiab

Iron Deficiency in children. 15:35-16:00 Hadadin Thalassemia syndromes Pediatric lymphoma

Dr Maysoon Mejali

15:20-15:35 Dr Essam 16:00-16:30

Dr Ahmad Mallouh 16:30-17:00

COFFEE BREAK

16

www.medicsindex.com

Second Arab Pediatric Infectious Disease Society Meeting Second Vaccination for the Next Decade in the Arab World Meeting May 2009 5-8 La Royale Hotel, Amman
_________________________________________________________________ _____
Day 1: 6 May 2009 Vaccination in the Arab World. Pushing the agenda This “Vaccination” session is being organized by the Arab Pediatric Infectious Disease Society in Collaboration with the WHO EMRO office, the CDC Atlanta, The Sabin Vaccine Institute, the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health and The Jordan Ministry of Health 8:45-10:30 Session 1 Vaccination, the way forward Vaccination in Arab countries: Where are we and where do we want to go from here Najwa Khuri-Bulos Adel Bilbesi Welcoming statement Review of the recommendations of the First Pan Arab vaccine meeting Najwa Khuri-Bulos 09:00-9:30 09:30-10:00 10:00-10:30 10:30-11:00 Session 2 Setting the stage , the state of health of the Arab Child Global overview of immunization as a child health promotion tool Immunization in Arab Countries and the MDG 4 Coffee break New and underutilized vaccines UNICEF Mahendra Sheth Sabin Vaccine Institute Ciro De Quadros WHO EMRO Region Ezzedine Mohsni,WHO EMRO HE Dr. Abdul Karim Rasee

8:45-9:00

17

www.medicsindex.com

Minister of Health in Yemen 11:00-1:00 11:00-11:30 11:30-12:00 12:00-12:30 Pneumococcal vaccine Rotavirus vaccines HIB and meningococcal vaccines Ali Halabi, President .Union of the Arab Pediatricians CDC Atlanta Rana Hajjeh CDC Atlanta Umesh Parashar CDC Atlanta Rana Hajjeh 12:30-1:00 1:00-2:30 Session 3 HPV vaccine Lunch Other new vaccines and health promotion Andrea Meheus Jordan MOH/JUST Bassam Hijawi Wail Hayajneh 2:30-3:00 The role of Pediatricians and Pediatric societies in promotion of vaccines 3:00-3:30 Evolution and evaluation of the Jordan EPI program , previous successes and future challenges 3:30-4:00 4:00-4:30 4:30-5:00 Session 4 5:00-7:00 Polio eradication, where are we and what are the polio end game strategies for developing countries Hepatitis a vaccine Coffee Break Najwa Jarour AAP Past President Louis Cooper Jordan MOH Adel Bilbesi Sabin Vaccine Institute Ciro De Quadros Najwa Khuri-Bulos

2:30-4:30

Special session on vaccination
HE Jordan Minister of Health Patron
Vaccination in the Arab Countries, finishing the agenda

Chok Wan President IPA Najwa Khuri-Bulos Co chair, Immunization program IPA

5:00-5:15 5:15-5:45 5:45-6:15 6:15-6:45 6:45-7:00

”Middle Income Countries & New vaccines“ Ezzedine Mohsni, WHO EMRO
Vaccine financing Lessons from other regions, the PAHO revolving Miloud Kaddar WHO Sabin Vaccine Institute

fund and other mechanisms of vaccine financing Ciro DE Quadros Vaccination and its impact on economic growth Harvard School of Public Health David Bloom Concluding remarks and recommendations and call to action

18

www.medicsindex.com

Second Pan Arab Pediatric Infectious Disease Society Meeting May 2009 5-8 La Royale Hotel, Amman ______________________________________________________________________
2nd Day: 7 May 2009 Issues in Pediatric infectious Disease

Session 1 9:00-10:30
9:00-9:30 9:30-10:00 10:00-10:30 10:30-11:00 Session 2 11:00-1:00 11:00-11:30 11:30-12:00 12:00-12:30 12:30-1:00 1:00-2:30 Session 3 2:30-4:30 2:30-3:00 3:00-4:00 4:00-5:00 4:30-5:00

General Pediatric infectious disease

Samir Faori

Dr.Nafe/Jamal Wadi Musculoskeletal infections in pediatrics Esam banyan New antivirals Wail Hayajneh New Antifungals in pediatrics Ibrahim Bin Hussain Coffee break General Pediatric Infectious disease Amira Al Masri/Said Al Azab/Mustafa Advances in diagnosis of viral infections Pneumonia in Children Infection in the immune compromised hosts Treatment of upper respiratory tract infections, Otitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis Lunch Break General Pediatric Infectious Disease Human immunodeficiency virus in children Best Ten Papers in Pediatrics Pediatric infectious disease case studies, interactive session Saad Sami Hajjar Entesar Hussein Ibrahim Bin Hussain Esam Banyan

Mohammad Khasawneh Abdullah Shorman Sami Hajjar /Wail Hayajneh Motasem Abulreish Walid Abu Hammour

(Coffee will be served during the session (outside

19

www.medicsindex.com

Second Pan Arab Pediatric Infectious Disease Society Meeting May 2009 5-8 La Royale Hotel, Amman ______________________________________________________________________
3rd Day: 8 May 2009 Issues in Pediatric infectious Disease Time Session 1 9:30-12:00 9:30-10:00 10:00-10:30 10:30-11:00 11:00-11:30 11:30-12:00 12-2:30 2:30-2:50 2:50-3:00 3:00-3:10 Ped ID general session Pneumococcal disease and vaccine in Saudi Arabia Influenza and influenza vaccines in pediatric patients Acellular pertussis vaccine Life threatening infections Shift in bacterial resistance in otitis media Prayer and lunch UTI antibiotic therapy AFP Surveillance in Amman 2 Years Clinical study of the children admitted to GyneaPediatric Hospital due to the Manshieh Diarrhea 3:10-3:20 3:20-3:40 3:40-3:50 4:00 outbreak The clinical importance of Urinary Tract Calcium/Creatinine Ration in UTI Mumps surveillance in Amman 1999-2008 Susceptibility of bacterial pathogens in children with UTI in North of Jordan Coffee Break Zuhair Nusair et al Samir Khalil Nazih Abu Al Shiekh et al Faris Al Bakri Usama Abu Ata/ Dr Habashneh Ziad Memish Natasha Halasa Walid Abu hammour Faisal Khasawneh Motasem Abuelreish Ahmad Abu Zaid/Iyad Ammouri Kamal Akel Attallah abu Sbeih Mabrouk Al Srehin

20

www.medicsindex.com