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19th Annual Convention:
L.E.A.P. towards MDG 4!
(Learning Evidence-based Approaches to Pediatric Infections towards Millennium Development Goal No. 4)

February 15-16, 2012
Crowne Plaza
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Note: CME units for convention
PPS - 27
PAFP - 17
PMA - 60

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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

DAY 1 - February 14, 2012

1:00-5:00

REGISTRATION

DAY 2 - February 15, 2012

7:00am-8:00am

REGISTRATION

8:00am-8:15am OPENING OF COMMERCIAL EXHIBIT/OPENING CEREMONY
*Welcome Address Dr. Lester A. Deniega
President, PIDSP
*Message Dr. Genesis C. Rivera
President, PPS
*Overview of the 19th Annual Convention Dr. Nancy N. Bermal
Over-all Chair
8:15am-8:45am Keynote Address:
Onwards to Millennium Development Goal #4: Reduce Child Deaths by 2015
8:45am-9:15am PLENARY LECTURE 1:
Highlights in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Dr. Lester A. Deniega
9:30am-10:15am PLENARY LECTURE 2:
Infections in the Neonate
Dr. Jacinto Blas Mantaring
10:00am-10:15am COFFEE BREAK

PLENARY SYMPOSIUM I:  TAMING THE BEASTS: TOP KILLERS OF CHILDREN
10:15am-11:00am Pneumonia Global Perspective:
Dr. Bill Hausdorff
Local Perspective:
Dr. Ma. Rosario Z. Capeding
11:00am-11:45am Diarrhea
Dr. Juliet Sio-Aguilar
11:45am-12:30pm Malaria
Dr. Fe Esperanza Caridad J. Espino
12:30pm-2:30pm PLENARY LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM 1
PLENARY SYMPOSIUM 2:   TUBERCULOSIS: THE "SILENT"PANDEMIC
2:30pm-3:15pm Tuberculosis in the Philippines: Where Are We Now?
Dr. Cecilia G. Ama
3:15pm-4:00pm WHO Treatment Guidelines for Tuberculosis in Developing Countries
Dr. Ben Marais
4:00pm-4:15pm POSTER RESEARCH JUDGING/COFFEE BREAK
4:15pm-5:15pm PANEL DISCUSSION 1:   OUTBREAKS: Influenza, Measles, Chickenpox, Cholera
Dr. Enrique A. Tayag
Dr. Anna Lisa T. Ong-Lim
5:15pm PIDSP GENERAL MEETING
5:20 pm Simultaneous Twilight Symposium

DAY 2 - February 16, 2012

8:00am-9:15am SIMULTANEOUS MEETINGS:

A. Meet-the-Experts: Burning Questions on Antimicrobials for the ID Specialist
Dr. Ben Marais
Dr. Benjamin G. Co
Moderator: Dr. Cecile C. Maramba-Lazarte

B. Meet-the-Experts: Philippine Zoo (Pediatric Zoonotic Infections): Focus on Dengue, Leptospirosis and Rabies Dr. Ma. Rosario Z. Capeding
Dr. Beatriz P. Quiambao
Moderator: Dr. Josefina C. Carlos

C. TOP 3 RESEARCHES….Oral
Presentation and Awarding of Winners
Dr. Xenia Cathrine J. Fabay
PLENARY SYMPOSIUM 3: FROM HEAD TO TOE: INFECTIONS NOT TO BE MISSED IN CHILDREN
9:15am-9:45am CNS Infections: Spotlight on Bacterial Meningitis
Dr. Marissa B. Lukban

9:45am-10:15am Cardiac Infections: Spotlight on Rheumatic Heart Disease and Infective Endocarditis
Dr. Concepcion Sison

10:15am-10:45am Urinary Tract Infections
Dr. Francisco E. Anacleto, Jr.
10:45am-11:15am

COFFEE BREAK

11:15am-11:45am Ophthalmologic Infections
Dr. Pauline Santiago
11:45am-12:15pm Dermatologic Infections
Dr. Roberta C. Romero

12:15pm-2:15pm PLENARY LUNCH SYMPOSIUM 2
PLENARY SYMPOSIUM 4: "WATCH OUT FOR ME": EMERGING AND RE-EMERGING INFECTIONS
2:15pm-2:45pm Pertussis
Prof. Li-Min Huang
2:45pm-3:15pm Pediatric HIV
Dr. Ben Marais
3:15pm-3:30pm COFFEE BREAK
PLENARY SYMPOSIUM 5: INVESTING IN HEALTH: STRATEGIES TOWARD MDG 4
3:30pm-4:00pm Practical Approach to Preventing Child Deaths: What the Pediatrician Can Do
Dr. Ma. Asuncion Silvestre
4:00pm-4:30pm Vaccines As a Strategy Towards MDG 4
Dr. Lulu C. Bravo
4:30pm-5:15pm PANEL DISCUSSION 2: Implementing the PFV/PPS/PIDSP Vaccine Schedules in Your Practice
Dr. Cynthia A. Aguirre
Dr. Mary Ann C. Bunyi
Dr. May C. Montellano
Moderator: Dr. Leilanie T. Sanchez
5:15pm-5:30pm CLOSING CEREMONY


PIDSP Officers (FY 2016 - 2018)

President:
Ma. Liza Antoinette M. Gonzales, M.D.

Vice-President
Anna Lisa T. Ong-Lim, M.D.

Secretary
Mary Ann C. Bunyi, M.D.

Asst. Secretary
Ma. Carmen B. Nievera, M.D.

Treasurer
Melba V. Masigan, M.D.

Asst. Treasurer
Mary Antonette C. Madrid, M.D.

Auditor
Nancy N. Bermal, M.D.