Sudanese Association of Pediatrics (SAP)
23rd Scientific Conference
(Blood Diseases in Children)
Elobied –North Kurdufan
14th-17th November 2018
The conference was successful & was dealing with blood diseases which is problem in kurdufan.
Dr. Amin Elagib, Head dept of Sudan Education and Development Institute, Consultant Pediatrician, University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Presented a paper in the conference (Health and bio-social Aspects of children At Quran Schools (Khalwa), East Nile locality, Khartoum).
There was also a workshop on sickle cell disease mainly to the registrars and Pediatricians in North Kurdofan. The workshop discussed diagnosis and Management of sickle cell disease and the collaboration between different bodies cornering sickle cell disease in the Country.
On Thursday the 5th of July and Saturday the 7th of the same month a workshop under the title Safeguarding and Neuro Developmental Pediatrics was conducted by Dr. Zinab Abdelrahman at SEDI. Dr Abdelrahman, Consultant Community Pediatrician, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, took her audience through a process that focused on children development and how they will interact with the world throughout life. The workshop also paid full attention to the issue of deficit disorder and how the hyperactive child can be managed using psychotherapy and stimulant medications.
Dr. Abdelrahman also discussed the conditions of the autistic children and how to deal with them in society in order to help them to improve speech and eye contact. The role of health personnel was discussed as well as within multi disciplinary approach, training and counseling for the purpose of improving social relationships. The workshop was concluded by interactive discussion and recommendations.