Symposium Agenda

Programme for Global Paediatric ResearchTM
Symposium: Global Childhood Diseases Which Can Impair Development
May 8, 2007 Room 701A, Metro Toronto Convention Centre,
Toronto, Canada

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

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

Pres. Time

Abstract #

1st Author

Title

10:30

753194

PK Maulik

Childhood Disability in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Review

10:45

753664

S Rosenstock

The Impact of Emollient Therapy During the Neonatal Period on Neurodevelopmental Outcomes

11:00

753899

SS Goudar

Perinatal Outcomes in India: A Community-Based Study

11:15

754659

CC John

Long-Term Cognitive Impairment in Children with Cerebral Malaria

11:30

750474

AI Toma

Follow Up for 12-15 Months of Children Resuscitated at Delivery with 21% or 100% Oxygen

11:45

750750

AL Scherzer

Utilization of a Culturally Relevant Milestone Chart for Children in Underdeveloped  Areas

12:00

751117

R Guinsburg

Ventilation of Late Preterm Neonates at Birth: A Brazilian Prospective Multicenter Study

12:15

752373

YE Vaucher

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.

Support for The Programme for Global Paediatric ResearchTM, including funds for this meeting, and travel support for some attendees, provided by: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP; Canadian International Development Agency; The Harbinger Foundation; The Hospital for Sick Children; March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Grant No. 4-FY07-436; Novartis Canada; The Pediatric Academic Societies; and The Public Health Agency of Canada