Programme

FRIDAY 15 OCTOBER

07:30 – 08:45

REGISTRATION

08:45 - 10:30

Session I Chairman: Prof Ogunbanjo

08:45 – 09:00      Welcome and introduction
                                                                Prof. G Ogunbanjo

09:00 – 09:30       Keynote address

                                Travel Health Africa: Bridging the gap between research and reality                                      Prof M Ross

09:30 – 10:00      Travel risks in Africa – experience from the GeoSentinel Travel Surveillance Network 
                                                                Prof M Mendelson

10:00 – 10:30      Yellow fever:  risk vs. reality?

                                Ms F Genasi

10:30 - 11:15

TEA AND EXHIBITION

11:15 - 12:30

Session II  Chairman : Dr G Brink

Setting and maintaining standards in Travel medicine

11:15 – 11:45      The South African Experience

                                Prof M Ross & Dr  A de Frey

11:45 – 13:00      Ethical issues in travel medicine

                                Prof S Benatar   

 

13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH AND EXHIBITION

14:00 - 15:30

Session III  Chairman: Dr D Hyams

Parallel Sessions A and B

Parallel session A               Workshop: Psychological aspects of living and working                                                                             in Africa: The reality

                                Dr M van Aswegen

Parallel session B               Malaria workshop

                                Dr A de Frey / Ms Lee Baker

               

TEA

16:00 - 17:00

Session IV  Chairman: Sr S Corbett

16:00 – 16:30      The nurse practitioner and travel medicine: Quo vadis?

                                Ms F Genasi

16:30 – 17:00      Malaria in Africa: Research and Reality

                                Prof K Barnes

18h00 – 20h30

 

WELCOME COCKTAIL FUNCTION

 


SATURDAY 16 OCTOBER

07:30- 08:30

REGISTRATION

08:30 – 10:30

Session V Chairman: Dr A de Frey              

08:30 – 09:10      MI Memorial Lecture: "Immunisation - a question of equity?"
                                                Prof D Durrheim

09:10 – 09:45       Managing the risk of work and travel in Africa: a corporate perspective

                                                Dr H Schilthuis.

09:45 – 10:15      Barriers to Childhood Vaccination

                                Ms L Baker

10:15 – 11:00

TEA

               

Session VI Chairman: Dr S Parker

                Chronic disease: optimizing treatment in the traveller

11:00 – 11:30      Keeping your finger on the pulse - Cardiovascular disease

                                                Dr J Tyrrell

11:30 –12:00       Epilepsy and all that spins

                                                 Dr J Butler

12:00 – 12:30      The pink puffer, the blue bloater and all that wheezes

                                                Dr Chapman

12:30 – 13:00      Diabetes mellitus: watching the clock

                                                Dr J Dave

13:00 – 14:15

LUNCH

 

Session VII 

Chairman: Dr P Vincent

14:15 – 14:45      The 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP: Before and After:

                                                Prof L Blumberg/ Prof Marc Mendelson

14:45 – 15:45      Free papers

14:45 – 15:05      The role of a medicine information centre in outbreaks              Mrs R Coetzer

15:05 – 15:25      High altitude travel: possible problems in preparation                 Dr I Govender

15:25 – 15:45      Severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria (SPFM):                                                                         rationale for multidisciplinary approach in an I.C.U. setting.                     Dr M A Saio

15:45 – 16:15

TEA

16:15 – 17:00

Chairman: Mrs L Baker

Session VIII

Vaccines on the African horizon                      Dr R Clemens

17:00– 17:45

AGM


SUNDAY 17 OCTOBER

07:30- 08:45

REGISTRATION

08:45  – 10:30

Chairman: Dr D Hyams

Session IX

08:45 – 09:00       Yellow fever vaccine uptake in SA Travel Clinics

09:00 – 09:15      Haiti – managing a disaster

09:15 – 09:50      “Outbreaks”

                Prof L Blumberg

09:50 –10:30       Re-emerging threat of cholera in Africa

                                                Prof D Durrheim

 

10:30 - 11:00

TEA

11:00 -  12:30

Chairman: Prof G Ogunbanjo

Session X                             

11:00 -  11:30      Stopping the clots : DVT and others

                                                Dr S Parker

11:30 – 12:15       The Immune Compromised Traveller

                                                Dr H van der Plas

12:15 – 12:30      Closure
                                                Prof G Ogunbanjo

12:30 – 13:00

LUNCH