Childhood Pneumonia in Humanitarian Settings

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Above photo, by Charles Atiki Lomodong / Save the Children. Agnes* holds baby John* in the Save the Children stabilisation centre in Kapoeta, South Sudan.

 

Talks by: 

 

Thomas Kesteman, Foundation Merieux “Results of the Pneumonias' Etiology Among Refugees and Lebanese population (PEARL) study”Kate Elder, MSF Vaccine Access Campaign “Protecting children caught in crisis from pneumonia: MSF’s experience securing a more affordable PCV for its medical operations.”Adi Nadimpalli, MSF “Lessons Learned from Implementing Lung Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for pediatric pneumonia diagnosis in South Sudan.”

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Challenges and Opportunities in Diagnosing and Managing Pneumonia in High Resource Settings

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Above, photo by Nina Raingold/Save the Children. Teressa, aged 8 months, at Lodwar County Hospital, Turkana region, Kenya. Teressa was admitted to hospital with pneumonia.

 

 

Talks by:

Todd Florin, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor, Director of Research, Division of Emergency Medicine, Lurie’s Children’s HospitalLilliam Ambroggio, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Sections of Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine, Children’s Hospital Colorado

 

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PCV and PCV schedules

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Above: Photo by Gabe Bienczycki, PATH

 

 

Talks by:

Gail Rodgers, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: PCV and PCV schedulesBill Hausdorff, PATH: PCV Vaccines: Why so many doses in the first place? View of a vaccine developerGrant Mackenzie, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM: PCV scheduling with a focus on The GambiaShabir Madhi, University of the Witwatersrand and Medical Research Council Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit: Potential for changing to a 1+1 PCV dosing schedule in children

 

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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and child pneumonia

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Above, photo submitted by Keith Klugman, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

 

Talks by:

 

Ting Shi, University of Edinburgh: ”Global disease burden estimate of RSV in young children”

 

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Influenza and child pneumonia

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Above, photo submitted by Kawsar Talaat, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

 

Talks by:

Tim Uyeki (Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention): “Influenza and Influenza-associated Pneumonia in Children”

 

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Ultrasound and child pneumonia

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Talks by:

Cammie Lee and Taylor Salisbury (Results for Development/ R4D): “Measuring Pediatric Pneumonia Diagnosis Rates: An Application of Lung Ultrasound in Tanzanian Children Under Five”

 

Tony Gades (Philips): “Philips Lumify Handheld Ultrasound: A Flexible Platform for Global Health”

 

Jennifer Lenahan (Save the Children, US): “Lung Ultrasound Collection and Analysis Procedures for the Pediatric Pneumonia Lung Ultrasound Study"

 

 

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Oxygen and child pneumonia

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Talks by:

Michael Hawkes (University of Alberta Department of Pediatrics & School of Public Health): “Solar Powered Oxygen Delivery”

Also see “Solar-Powered Oxygen Delivery in Low-Resource Settings – A Randomized Clinical Noninferiority Trial” by Hawkes et. al, recently published in JAMA Pediatrics here.  

 

Adegoke G. Falade (Professor of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria) and Hamish R. Graham (Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne): “Nigeria Oxygen Implementation Project: Oxygen for every child who needs it”

Also see “Adoption of paediatric and neonatal pulse oximetry by 12 hospitals in Nigeria: a mixed-methods realist evaluation” by Graham et. al, recently published in BMJ Global Health here.

 

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The Fight Against Pneumonia: Who Pays?

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Talks by 

 

Gatien de Broucker, Health Economist at Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health: “The Cost of Illness: An Economic Approach to Include Patient, Caretakers and Healthcare Perspectives.”

 

Michael Head and Rebecca Brown, Research Fellows at the University of Southampton: “Sizing Up Pneumonia Investment: The Public and Philanthropic Landscape for Pneumonia R&D Funding.”

 

Webinar date: June 27, 2018

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MORDOR Trial: Results and Future Planning

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Talks by Drs. Jeremy Keenan (UCSF, MORDOR Trial co-investigator) and Charles Knirsch (Pfizer, VP of Vaccines Clinical Research). 

 

Webinar date: May 17, 2018.

 

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Hospital information systems and quality of clinical care

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Talks by Drs. Mike English, Sam Akech, Grace Irimu, and Ambrose Agweyu of KEMRI-Wellcome Trust.

 

Webinar date: March 27, 2018

 

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Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and child pneumonia

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Talks by Eric McCollum (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine), Patrick Wilson (Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health), and Mohammod Chisti (icddr,b). Webinar date: January 18, 2018. View the presentation slide deck using the SlideShare link .
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Biomarkers and pneumonia

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Talks by Camille Escadafal (FIND), Sabine Dittrich (FIND), and Dan Milner (Broad Institute, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health). Webinar date: November 2, 2017. Access the full slide deck at the SlideShare link . ​
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Imaging innovations for pneumonia diagnosis in children

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Talks by Karim Karim and Amol Karnick (KA imaging), Nick Fancourt (Murdoch Children's Research Institute), and Jenny Lenahan (Save the Children). Webinar date: September 14, 2017 View the presentation slide deck at the SlideShare link . 
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