Symposium Agenda

Programme for Global Paediatric Research

Symposium™: “Global Perspectives on Birth Asphyxia”

May 17, 2005

Room 207A, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

 

 

8 a.m.

Birth Asphyxia: A Review of the Clinical Problem

Chair: Zulfiqar Bhutta, The Husein Laljee Dewraj Professor of Paediatrics, The Aga KhanUniversity, Karachi, Pakistan

 

10:30 a.m.

Platform Presentations from Selected Abstracts

Moderator: Alvin Zipursky, The Programme for Global Paediatric Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

 

 

Pres. Time

Abstract #

1st Author

Title

1

10:30

2410

Lu

Nirtric Oxide Inhalation Inhibits Pulmonary Inducible NO Synthase but not Nitrotyrosine Formation and Cell Apoptosis in Rat Lungs Following Meconium Aspiration

2

10:45

2411

Lawn

No Cry at Birth: Global Estimates of Intrapartum Stillbirths and Intrapartum-Related Neonatal Deaths

3

11:00

2412

Revelo-Castro

Impact of a Country-Wide Implementation of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program

4

11:15

2413

Darmstadt

Global Survey of Perceptions, Experience and Recommendations for Advancing Community-Based Interventions for Birth Asphyxia

5

11:30

2414

El-Mohandes

Home Neonatal Care Practices During the First Week of Life in Selected Upper Egyptian Governorates

6

11:45

2415

Galván-Bautista

Apgar Score and Neonatal Mortality. The Collaborative Neonatal Health Study Group (Neosano)’s Experience in Mexico. Looking Through the Eyes of Virginia

7

12:00

2416

Nakanishi

The Backgrounds and Outcomes of the Term Infants with Low 5-Minute Apgar Scores Admitting to NICU: The Neonatal Mutual Cooperative System Network in Osaka, Japan, 1980-2000

8

12:15

2417

Toma

Alterations in Cerebral Blood Flow Velocities in Newborns with Birth Asphyxia

1:30 p.m.
A Global View on Birth Asphyxia

Co-Chairs: Stephen Wall, Senior Research Manager, Saving Newborn Lives, Washington D.C., U.S.A.; and Linda Wright, Deputy Director, Center for Research for Mothers and Children, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, U.S.A. and Scientific Director, Global Network for Maternal and Child Health Research