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DAY 2 SPEAKERS-converted

Published by Chizalu Odumodu Ndukwu, 2020-11-19 23:36:14

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DAY 2 SPEAKERS (SYMPOSIUM) You can all agree with us that Day 1 was superb and quite educative and invigorating. Day 2 promises to be even more engaging with these great speakers: 11.30 hours WAT 20TH November Dr. Adeyeye and Dr Awopeju will engage us in a pro/con debate on the new asthma guidelines. Should we or should we not adhere to these continuously changing guidelines? Be there at 11.30am to take your decision.

DR. OLUFUNKE OLAYINKA ADEYEYE Dr Olufunke Olayinka Adeyeye is an associate professor of medicine at the Lagos State University College of Medicine and honorary consultant pulmonologist at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Ikeja. She graduated from the University of Lagos with MBBS in 1991 and became a fellow of the National postgraduate college of Nigeria, in 2003. She also holds a Masters degree in public health from the University of Lagos and a Masters degree in Clinical education from the University College London. She is a Fellow, American college

of chest Physicians (FCCP), Member, Nigeria Medical Association, Member, Nigeria Thoracic Society, Member American Thoracic Society, Member, European Respiratory society and member, International union against Tuberculosis and Lung diseases. Dr Olufunke is on the expert panel on the management of Multidrug resistant tuberculosis in Lagos State and has served in various committees on advocacy for TB and HIV care in the state. She is also a member of the health subcommittee on pollution and health. She is presently the principal investigator (Nigeria) for the multicentre, international study titled achieving control of asthma in children in Africa (ACACIA). Dr Awopeju Olayemi Dr Awopeju is a Senior Lecturer in Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife and a Consultant Chest Physician at the corresponding Teaching Hospital Complex. Her Research Interest is majorly in Obstructive lungs diseases and the effects of environment and social determinants on epidemiology of obstructive lung diseases particularly Asthma and COPD. She is also a co-investigator of burden of obstructive lung diseases in Nigeria (BOLD study)

NAVIGATING CLINICAL RESEARCH DURING THE COVID-19 ERA Prof Cajetan Onyedum is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus and a Consultant Respiratory Physician at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku Ozalla. He graduated from University of Nigeria Medical School. A Fellow of West African College of Physicians (2007) and was elected a Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians in 2009. He has research interests in lung infections management and care. Prof Onyedum also has headed HIV treatment projects with special research emphasis in respiratory diseases among HIV patients.

A facilitator for National HIV treatment programme workshops and updates courses, and has worked in technical working groups that authored the national guidelines on HIV management, facilitators manual for training medical doctors in HIV medicine. A certified Trainer of Trainers and Researcher with over fifty publications in peer reviewed international and local journals of high impact. He is a Member, Ministerial Expert Advisory Committee on COVID 19 Health Sector Response (MEACOC-HSR) by the Federal Ministry of Health of Nigeria. Professor Onyedum is the current Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences. University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. He will be helping us to navigate clinical research in the Covid-19 era. Be there at 11.50am, 20th November.

It is important for us to be sure that we are not missing the diagnosis of COVID-19 in these turbulent times. 1205 HOURS WAT, 20TH November PROF MUSA BABASHANI Is a Professor of Medicine and Consultant Respiratory Physician at Bayero University Kano/ Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital , Kano. He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University Medical School in 1991, became a Fellow of The West African College of Physicians(2002) and was elected a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians in 2008.

My Areas of Research Interest includes Respiratory Tract Infections , Asthma , Tuberculosis and HIV Infection. He is an Examiner at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medicine/Pulmonology Examinations and a certified Facilitator for National HIV and TB programmes workshops and Update courses. I have co-authored various National Treatment Guidelines for HIV care & treatment, TB,TB-HIV Co-infection, Drug-Resistance TB and Influenza Infection. An astute Clinician and the Head of Department of Medicine at BUK/AKTH since May 2018. He is a Member of the National Anti-Retroviral Therapy Task Team(NATT), National MDR-TB Committee, and Chairman Third –line ART Switch Sub-committee of the NATT among several Committees. His teaching/consultancy experience in addition to regular lecturing of medical and nursing students includes 1. Tutor, School of Health Information Management AKTH, Kano

2. Resource Person for National AIDS Control Agency (NACA), Training of Health Care Providers on HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in Kano State 11th to 12 October 2004. 3. Site Investigator for the Research on Peer Educators Impact on HIV Medication Adherence. A study sponsored by Doris Duke Foundation (USA) and being Conducted by the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland, Baltimore USA and Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano, Nigeria, 2006 to date. 4. Resource Person for TB/HIV Co-infection Management Trainings for HCWS organised by IHVN at Federal Medical Centre( FMC ) Azare on 10th to 08th January 2008 , at FMC Katsina on 21st January ,and at Usman Danfodio Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) Sokoto on 28th-29th January 2008. 5. Resource Person / Consultant for Adult ART training for University of Colombia ICAP project in Nigeria –2006 to Date

6. Resource Person/Consultant for the Review of Training Manual for ART in Adults and Adolescents in Nigeria, for the National HIV/AIDS Control Programme (NASCP) FMOH, June 2008 to date 7. Resource Person/Consultant for Adult ART Training for Management Sciences for Health (MSH) project sites in Taraba and Adamawa states 13th to 20th July 2008. 8. National Consultant to Partnership in transforming Health Systems (PATHS-2) Project for Capacity building of 37 General Health Care Workers (HCWs) and 21 laboratory staff on the Diagnosis and Treatment of TB in Kano state. Sponsored by Department For International Development (DFID),UK Sept. 2009. 9. Resource person/ consultant to the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLPC) and the National HIV/AIDS Control Programme (NASCP) for the review of the National Guidelines for the Management of TB/HIV Co-Infection in Nigeria, May 2011 to date.

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