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World Liver Awareness Day Webinar

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am UTC+2

SOLDA is proud to present World Liver Awareness Day Webinar, a 90-minute webinar focusing on challenges and solutions for liver disease in Africa.

The 90-minute program takes place on World Liver Day – 19 April 2024 – and showcases presentations from leading experts from the five African regions. The scientific program focuses on regionally prevalent and emerging liver diseases and special emphasis will be placed on ensuring the voices of those with lived experiences will be heard.

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10:00 AM CAT / SAST
WHA – Patient Advocacy Group | The “Lost Voice” of the Patient Community
Danjuma K. Adda, MPH, FIMS, Dip-IMS, World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), Nigeria

10:10 AM CAT / SAST
Eastern Africa | Viral Hepatitis (Delivery of Care Models)

Mercy Nyakowa, MD National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOP), Ministry of Health, Kenya
Hailemichael Desalegn Mekonnen, MD, PhD, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Ethiopia
Ponsiano Ocama, MBChB, MMed, PhD, FCP(ECSA), Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda

10:20 AM CAT
Western Africa | Role of Prolifica in Viral Hepatitis (Implementation & Research)

Gibril Ndow, MD, PhD, Unit The Gambia at LSHTM, The Gambia
Alice Nanelin Guingané, MD, MPH, Bogodogo University Hospital Center / University of Montpellier, Burkina Faso / France

10:30 AM CAT / SAST
Central Africa | Vertical Transmission

Christian Tzeuton, MD, Douala Medical School / Société Camerounaise de Gastro-Entérologie, Cameroon

10:40 AM CAT / SAST
Southern Africa | Alcohol & Toxins

Wendy Spearman, MBChB, FCP, FRCP, MMed, PhD, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Mark Sonderup, B Pharm, MBChB, FCP(SA), MMed, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Seadimo Gasennelwe-Gabakgore, MD, MPH, Ministry of Health and Wellness, Botswana

10:50 AM CAT / SAST
Northern Africa | HCC

Manal Hamdy El-Sayed, MD, PhD, Ain Shams University, Egypt
Ashraf Omar, MD, MSc, Cairo University, Egypt
Nabil Debzi, MD, Algerian Society of Hepatogastroenterology and Endoscopy / Mustapha Hospital Algiers, Algeria

11:00 AM CAT / SAST

11:30 AM CAT / SAST
Closure of Webinar



April 19
10:00 am - 11:30 am UTC+2
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