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Conference 2019 Program

DAY 1

TUESDAY-26TH NOVEMBER 2019

8:30 - 9:00

Conference registration

SESSION 1

9am – 11am

GSK Multidisciplinary AMR Pre-conference workshop 

Session Chairs:

Dr Joseph Mukoko/

Dr Evelyne Wesangula

9:00 - 9:20

Diagnostic Stewardship in Acute Respiratory Tract Infections( ARTIs) , AMR in pathogens of ARTIs

Gunturu Revathi Clinical Microbiologist AKUH

9:20 – 9:40

URTI- a strong driver of AMR in outpatient practice

Dr Evelyne Wesangula

9:40 – 9:45

Control and Prevention of ARTIs in community and health care settings 

Dr. Linus Ndegwa/ Loice Kihungi

9:45- 10:00

Challenges and opportunities for Antimicrobial stewardship in our setting-Role of pharmacist

Dr Nath Arwa, Pharmacist AKUH

10:00 –10:15

A Systems Approach to Implementing Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

Dr. Jaguga Collins   

10:15 – 10:30

Plenary Discussions

 

10:30-11:00

TEA BREAK: Exhibitions

SESSION 2

Diagnostic Microbiology Demos

11:00 – 13:00

Fight back AMR through QMS in microbiology lab Practicum and Demonstrations for all multidisciplinary participants by Microbiology Technical team of AKUH & Microbiology:

Nelson Kuria, Esther Ngata and team

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH   BREAK: Exhibitions

SESSION 3

14:00 – 14:15

The Quality Of The Key Antiseptics And Disinfectants In Selected Counties In Kenya: A Preliminary Report

Dr. Kimotho J.H

Kenya Medical Research Institute

14:15 – 14:30

The Role Of PEPFAR In Improving IPC And HCWM Practices In Kenya.

Dr. Raphael Ondondo

CDC, Kenya

14:30 – 14:45

Public Private Partnership In The Context Of Infection Prevention And Control At Kombewa County Hospital, Kisumu County, Kenya: Evidence Based On Pharmaccess Foundation Report

Jenifer Simani, County Government of Kisumu/   PharmAccess Foundation

14:45 – 15:00

Application Of Quality Improvement Concept To Improve Hand Hygiene Practice Compliance

Mwangi C

Thika Level 5 Hospital/I-TECH K

15:00 – 15:15

Instrument Reprocessing

Abijah M Muembu,

Kenyatta National Hospital

15:15 – 15:30

Building Individual Capacity for Effective execution of IPC

Shadrack Radido, CEO Zionpearl Business consultants

15:30 – 15:45

Plenary Discussions

 

15:45 - 17:00

Preparation for the opening ceremony

SESSION 4

CONFERENCE OPENING CEREMONY ON   TUESDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2019

TIME: 5:00 PM -7:00PM   

17: 00 –17:10

Opening Remarks- Chair/ Vice IPNET Kenya

17:10 –17: 20

Entertainment

17:20 – 17:30

Speeches – Key IPNET Leaders

17:30 – 18:00

Key Note address- “Putting IPC And Quality at the Center of Universal Health Coverage”. Dr Marc Bulterys,   CDC Kenya Country Director

18:00 – 18:40

Official Opening Ceremony

Speeches

·         National MOH Leaders

·         County MOH Leadership

·         County Governor/ Rep

18:40 – 19:00

IPC Linus Ndegwa Awards

19:00 – 19:30

Opening Reception

DAY 2

WEDNESDAY-27TH NOVEMBER 2019

SESSION 5

Session Chair: Dr. Jared Nyakiba, MOH

8:30 - 08:50

Keynote Speaker 1: Emerging Pathogens and the Global Burden of AMR: Impact on Universal Health Coverage                                                      

Dr. David Heymann

8:50 - 9:20

Guest Speaker:     Insights into Past Present and Future of SSI in LMICs  

Prof Joseph Solomkin

9:20 – 10:00

Panel Discussion IPC in Public Health Outbreaks Response, Investigations and Management (Panel Discussion)

Panelist: Dr. David Langat; Dr. Kasera (EOC), Dr. Isabella Ayaga (Health Security), Health Promotion team                                   

10:00 – 10:10

Setting up an Antimicrobial Stewardship program (ASP) in Nyeri County Referral Hospital (NCRH) outpatient department

Dr Nkatha Gitonga

Nyeri CRH

10:10- 10:20

Antimicrobial prescribing patterns and compliance with guideline in Critical Care at a National Referral Hospital in Kenya.

Dr Emmah Obegi

10:20 – 10:30

Plenary discussion

 

10:30- 11:00

TEA BREAK: Poster Viewing/Exhibition

 

Parallel plenary Sessions

SESSION 6

Session Chair: Loise Kihungi

 

SESSION 7

Session Chair: Japheth Gituku

11:00 – 13:00

IPC Governance and AMR

11:00 – 13:00

Occupational health and safety in health care settings/Immunization

11:00 – 11:20

Leadership and Professional Development in IPC

APIC Heather Saunders

11:00–11:20

Prevalence of Occupational Blood Borne Exposures and Uptake of Post Exposure Prophylaxis at Thika Level 5 Hospital

Kavinya B M; Mwangi C; Mbugua A.; Nyaga, Thika

11:20 -11:30

Need For Training Of Motorbike Riders On Infection Prevention And Control In Trans-Nzoia County

Harrison Kimemia, Kitale

11:20 -11:30

Hepatitis B Vaccination Status of Health Care Workers in Thika Level 5 Hospital

Gikonyo G, Mwangi.C Thika

11:30 - 11:40

Prevalence And Factors Associated With Misuse Of Antibiotics Among Patients Attending Gatundu Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya IN 2019.

Kabuga Samuel

11:30- 11:40

Hepatitis b vaccine uptake among healthcare personnel (hcp) at Nyeri county referral hospital

Kamau, Pauline Nyeri CRH

11:40 - 11:50

Antimicrobial Prophylaxis In Surgery At Nyeri County Referral Hospital   

Kibira, Sarah

11:40- 11:50

Assessment Of Hepatitis B Vaccination Coverage among Health care Workers In Kiambu county, Kenya.

McDarius Mbela & Janeffer Nyawira,

Kiambu

11:50 – 12:00

Baseline audit evaluating the prescribing of anti-infective in Nyeri County Referral Hospital (NCRH) outpatient department 2019

Dr Nkatha Gitonga Nyeri CRH

11:50– 12:00

Knowledge, Risk Perception And Hepatitis B Vaccination Status Of Health Care Workers In Kitale County Hospital.

Davis Opili,

Epidemiology Unit,

Kitale CRH 

12:00– 12:15

Plenary discussion

12:00– 12:15

Plenary discussion

SESSION 8

Session Chair: Doris Bota

SESSION 9

Session Chair: Dr. Daniel Kimani

12:15 – 13:00

Laboratory Quality and Biosafety as part of Infection Control

12:15 – 13:00

Infection Control in Clinical Practice

12:15 – 12:25

Improving Biosafety Practices Through Audits

 

Simon Karige Maina

12:15 – 12:25

Peripheral IV catheter insertion, care and maintenance practices in Kenya, 2019

Daniel Kimani, CDC

12:25 – 12:35

Role of Biosafety toward The Accreditation Process at Thika Level Five Hospital Laboratory

Wamuyu E, Maina J, Thika

12:25 – 12:35

Infection Prevention Control Practices among GeneXpert TB Sample Riders in Kisumu County, Kenya

Ogollah Hellen, Department of Health, Kisumu County.

12:35 – 12:45

Infection Prevention Control audit at Regional Blood transfusion center Kisumu

Benard Odindo, RBTC Kisumu

12:35 – 12:45

Impact Of Adherence To The Surgical Instrument Reprocessing Cycle On Cost Of Instrument Reprocessing. A comparison cleaning first instead of disinfection.

Celestine Nafula

12:45– 13:00

Plenary discussion

 

12:45– 13:00

Plenary discussion

13:00- 14:00

Lunch: Poster Viewing/Exhibitions

13:00- 14:00

Lunch: Poster Viewing/Exhibitions

SESSION 10

Session Chair: Jemimah Katama

SESSION 11

Session Chair: Noel Odhiambo

14:00- 16:00

Patient Safety/Universal precautions in health care settings: Hand Hygiene

14:00- 16:05

IPC and waste management

14:00-14:20

Universal precautions in health care settings- Lessons from KNH

Jemimah Katama

14:00-14:20

Current state of HCWM in Kenya- MOH HQ

Mr. Lolem

14:20-14:25

Assessment of Hand hygiene compliance amongst health care workers at Mulele Health Centre in 2019.

Brigid Soita

14:20-14:25

Healthcare waste management practices in Kenya before and after guidelines implementation

Macharia Catherine W.- CDC

14:35-14:50

Hand Hygiene Compliance Among Health Care Workers At Kitale County Hospital

Julia A, Stella M Kitale CRH

14:35-14:50

Healthcare Waste Management In Kisumu East Sub County

Paul O.& Peter M. Kisumu East MOH office

14:50-15:05

Assessing Infection Prevention and Control Programs in Health facilities performing Caesarean Section in Kenya

Steven Senglaub, World Surgical Infection Society

14:50-15:05

Infection Prevention Control And Waste Management At Chulaimbo County Hospital In Kisumu County

Duncan ong’ayi, Dr. Grace Oyaro, Chulaimbo.

15:05-15:20

Peri-Operative Surgical Care Practices In 27 Kenyan Health Facilities Who Provide Cesarean Section

Chandler Hinson,

World Surgical Infection Society

15:05-15:20

Application of Quality Improvement Concept in Management of Healthcare Waste at Thika Level 5 Hospital

Mbugua A, Mwangi C, Thika

15:20 -15:35

Assessment of the use of chlorhexidine digluconate gel for cord care at Kangundo level 4 hospital

Clarice Ambale, Machakos

15:20 -15:35

Progress Report On The Effects Of Safety Audit On Infection Prevention Control In Kombewa County Hospital In Western Kenya

C. Okuta, G.Odoyo , H.Ogolla, M. Adan

15:35-15:50

Implementation of tuberculosis infection control policy at the Vihiga County Referral Hospital

Faith June, Vihiga

15:35-15:50

Antibiotic prescribing patterns for in-patients at JM Kariuki

Memmorial county referral hospital,

Hellen Wangai

15:50 – 16:05

Plenary discussion

 

15:50 – 16:05

Plenary discussion

 Symposium : 1BD

DAY 3

THURSDAY-28TH NOVEMBER 2019

29-Nov-18

SESSION 12

Session Chair: Dr. Ernest Makokha

8:30 – 9:00

Plenary Speaker:   Antimicrobial Stewardship- learning from global experience: challenges and successes

Prof. Dilip Nathwan (BSAC)

9:00 – 9:30

Guest Speaker: Biosafety and Biosecurity: international focus and awareness raising initiatives

Rik Bleijs-

Head Biosecurity Office, Netherlands

9:30 – 9:50

Guest Speaker: Diagnostic stewardship in LMIC setting-Lessons for LMICs

Nicholas Brown (BSAC)

9:40 – 10:00

Guest Speaker: Role of IPC in achieving quality standards and accreditation in health care

Dr. Aisha Mohamed MOH

10:00 – 10:30

Plenary Discussions

 

10:30- 11:00

TEA BREAK: Poster Viewing/Exhibitions

SESSION 13

Session Chair:   Doris Bota

 

SESSION 14

Session Chair: Nyawira Njeru

11:00-13:00

IPC in Outbreak Response and vaccination programs

11:00-13:00

Public Private Partnerships in IPC/Use of Innovative strategies

11:00 - 11.30

Impact Of Surgical Site Infection On Length Of Hospital Stay And Cost At Kitale County Hospital

Webale, M.B

Kitale County Hospital

11:00 - 11.30

KINGA- PPP Initiative

Gituku/BD

11:30-11:45

Severe Illness Among Children Admitted To The Pediatric Ward In Coast General Hospital, Mombasa County, January - May 2019

Were Ian, FELTP

11:30-11:45

Scaled Specimen Referrals and Access to Prompt, Quality Laboratory Services in Trans Nzoia: The Role of the Public-Private Partnership

Isaac Njihia

11:45-12:00

Factors influencing the cost-effectiveness outcomes of HPV vaccination and screening interventions in LMICs: A systematic review

Benard Okeah

11:45-12:00

Public Private Partnership in the Context of Infection Prevention and Control at Kombewa County Hospital, Kisumu County, Kenya: Evidence Based on PharmAccess Foundation Report

Jenifer Simani, MOH

12:00-12:15

Plenary Discussions

 

12:00-12:15

Plenary Discussions

SESSION 15

Session Chair:

Eveline Wesangula

SESSION 16

Session Chair: Mary Ndinda ITECH

12:15 – 13:00

Antimicrobial Stewardship

 

12:15 – 13:00

Antimicrobial Stewardship

12:15 – 12:25

Aminoglycoside Serum Trough Levels And The Risk Of Early Hearing Loss And Renal Toxicity Among Pediatric Patients Admitted At KNH: a prospective cohort study

Dr Zaietuni Mulaa

12:15 – 12:25

Bacterial isolates and their patterns of antibiotic resistance in the Kenyatta National Hospital critical care unit

Dr Emmah Obegi

12:25 – 12:35

Antibacterial Susceptibility Patterns of Clinical Isolates from JOO T&RHl: preliminary results for the period 2014 to 2019.

Wafula. CN, Omondi. C,

JOOTRH

12:25 – 12:35

Cost Of Antibiotics Consumed In The Outpatient Department Of The Nyeri County Referral Hospital

Kibira, Sarah

12:35 – 12:45

Adherence To Antibiotics In Thika Level 5

Nyaga A. Thika

12:35 – 12:45

Practices of mobile phone users and the associated risk of spread of extended spectrum beta lactamase producing bacteria within Kitale county hospital.

Godfrey Sande Jumba

12:45– 13:00

Plenary discussion

12:45– 13:00

Plenary discussion

13:00- 14:00

Lunch: Poster Viewing/Exhibitions

13:00- 14:00

Lunch: Poster Viewing/Exhibitions

14:00- 16:00

SESSION 17: Antimicrobial Stewardship Workshop –BSAC/IPNET  

Session Chair : Dr.Joseph Mukoko

14:00-14:30

Session One: Plenary Session - Developing Antimicrobial Stewardship

Prof. Revathi

14:30-15:00

Developing clinical pharmacist capacity in LMIC’s to support AMS

Preet Panesar, BSAC

15:00 -15:15

The stewardship team and the role of pharmacist in stewardship

Dr Jaimini Gohil   IPNET /Preet Panesar, BSAC

15:15-15:30

How can the laboratory support AMS in the Kenyan /African setting

Prof. Revathi IPNET

15:30 -15:45

Stewardship in community practice

Evelyn Wesangula   IPNET

15:45-16:00

Starting an AMS programme in a hospital [African setting] – checklists and tool kits

Rosaline Kinuthia – IPNET

16:00 – 16:15

Developing and implementing post- prescription review

Susan Mutua, IPNET

16:15 – 16:30

Panel discussion

 

 

16:45-17:30

IPNET-KENYA AGM

DAY 4

Friday-29TH NOVEMBER 2019

SESSION 18

Workshop Session two: Implementing Antimicrobial Stewardship

Session Chair: Dr.Kusu Ndinda

8:30 – 8:50

Developing and implementing antibiotic prescribing guideline/policy

Dr Jaimini Gohil, IPNET

8:50 – 9:10

Surveillance of and quality of antibiotic prescribing

Preet Panesar and Nicholas Brown, BSAC

9:10 – 9:30

WHO toolkit for AMS - education and research resources for AMS

Dilip Nathwani OBE, BSAC

 Session Three Workshops

9:30 – 10:45

Workshop one: Practice of stewardship: the improvement science approach - surgical prophylaxis

Facilitator: Dilip Nathwani OBE, BSAC

10:45 – 11:15

TEA BREAK

11:15 – 12:30

Workshop two: How can the laboratory help antimicrobial stewardship?

Revathi Gunturu, IPNET and Nicholas Brown, BSAC

12:30-13:30

SESSION 19:Conference Closing Ceremony

12:30 -12:50

BSAC /IPNET Awards presentation

12:50 -13:20

Vote of thanks and official closing

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH & DEPARTURE

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