Programme for Global Paediatric ResearchTM
Symposium: Global Childhood Diseases Which Can Impair Development
May 8, 2007 Room 701A, Metro Toronto Convention Centre,
8:00 a.m. - Session 1
Co-Chairs: Zulfiqar Bhutta, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan; and Alvin Zipursky, The Programme for Global Paediatric ResearchTM, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
- Introduction – Including an overview of factors affecting child development in developing countries
Sally Grantham McGregor, Centre for International Child Health, London, U.K.
- The challenge of neurodevelopmental outcomes among high risk children in developing countries
Naila Zaman Khan, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
- The legacy of childhood malnutrition in Barbados: 35 years later
Janina R. Galler, Boston University, Boston, U.S.A.
- Micronutrient deficiencies and child development in developing countries
Maureen Black, University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Session 2
Platform Presentations from Selected Abstracts
Moderators: Chifumbe Chintu, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia; and Shoo Lee, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Childhood Disability in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Review
The Impact of Emollient Therapy During the Neonatal Period on Neurodevelopmental Outcomes
Perinatal Outcomes in India: A Community-Based Study
Long-Term Cognitive Impairment in Children with Cerebral Malaria
Follow Up for 12-15 Months of Children Resuscitated at Delivery with 21% or 100% Oxygen
Utilization of a Culturally Relevant Milestone Chart for Children in Underdeveloped Areas
Ventilation of Late Preterm Neonates at Birth: A Brazilian Prospective Multicenter Study
Admission Hypothermia Predicts Neonatal Mortality in a Low Resource Setting
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Session 3
Co-Chairs: Saroj Saigal, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada; and Stephen N. Wall, Saving Newborn Lives, Save the Children, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
- The effect of Plasmodium falciparum on child development
Charles RJC Newton, University College of London, London, U.K.
- Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, kernicterus and subsequent neurological sequelae in developing countries
Tina Marye Slusher, University of Louisville, Louisville, U.S.A.
Birth defects: Public health impact and possible strategies
Adolfo Correa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, U.S.A.
- Iodine deficiency: A Zambian experience
Chifumbe Chintu, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia