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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

  • 08:30 09:00

    Opening Remarks

    Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health

    Dr. Neelam Mohan, President of CAPGAN
  • 09:00 10:30

    Plenary Session 1: Setting the Stage

    Global Burden of Childhood Malnutrition: What do we Know?
    Nicholas Kassebaum, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, USA

    Nutrition, The Gut and Growth: An Overview
    Dick Guerrant, University of Virginia, USA

    Recent Advances in the Control and Management of Childhood Diarrhea
    Robert E Black, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

  • 10:30 11:00

    Coffee Break & e‑Poster Sessions

  • 11:00 12:30

    Plenary Sessions 2: Vaccines and Gastrointestinal Infections

    Progress and Barriers in Global Rota Virus Prevention
    Jacqueline Tate, CDC

    Vaccines for Enteric Diseases

    Typhoid Fever
    Andrew Pollard, University of Oxford, UK

  • 12:30 13:30

    Lunch & e‑Poster Sessions

  • 13:30 15:00

    Parallel Sessions (A,B,C)

    • Acute Infectious Diarrhoea
    • Liver and Intestinal Failure and Transplantation
    • Malnutrition and Immune and Metabolic Function and Pathophysiology of Edematous Malnutrition

    Parallel Session A: Acute Infectious Diarrhoea

    Cholera: State of the Art
    Firdausi Qadri, icddr-be, Bangladesh

    Recent Advances in the Management of Diarrhoea
    Stephen Freedman, Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute, Canada

    Probiotics in the Management of Acute Gastroenteritis
    David Goldfarb, University of British Columbia, Canada


    Parallel Session B: Liver and Intestinal Failure and Transplantation 

    Intestinal Failure and Transplant
    Yaron Avitzur, SickKids, Canada

    Setting-up a Living Donor Liver Transplant Program: Experience from India and Lessons Learned
    Anupam Sibal, Indraprastha Apoll Hospital, India

    Long-term Outcomes of Liver Transplantation
    Vicky Ng, SickKids, Canada


    Parallel Session C: Malnutrition and Immune and Metabolic Function and Pathophysiology of Edematous Malnutrition 

    Pathophysiology of Edematous Malnutrition: an Overview and Novel Insights
    Andre Briend, University of Tampere, Finland

    Malnutrition and Immune Function
    Agnes Gwela, University of Oxford, UK

    Metabolic Function in Malnutrition
    Robert Bandsma, SickKids, Canada

  • 15:00 15:30

    Tea & e‑Poster Sessions

  • 15:30 17:00

    Parallel Sessions (D,E,F)

    • IBD and Pathophysiology with Relevance for EED
    • Oral Abstract Session
    • Macro and Micronutrients, Including Functional Foods

    Parallel Session D: IBD and Pathophysiology with Relevance for EED

    IBD: State of the Art
    Anne Griffiths, SickKids, Canada

    Managing IBD in LMIC's
    Vineet Ahuja, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

    IBD and EED: Similarities and Differences
    Asad Ali, Aga Khan University, Pakistan

    Oral Abstract


    Parallel Session E: Oral Abstract Session 

    Oral Abstract 1

    Oral Abstract 2

    Oral Abstract 3

    Oral Abstract 4

    Oral Abstract 5


    Parallel Session F: Macro and Micronutrients, including Functional Foods 

    Iron Deficiency Prevention in Pregnancy and Childhood
    Stan Zlotkin, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Canada

    Vitamin D and Growth
    Daniel Roth, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Canada

    Micronutrient Deficiencies in Early Life
    Philip Abiodun, Benin, Nigeria 

    Oral Abstract