9th Meeting-International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Africa
Author: Paediatric Society of Ghana
THE 9TH CONTINENTAL MEETING OF
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PAEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY (SIOP)AFRICA
Theme: Childhood Cancer in Africa – Improving Access to Care
Venue: La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, GHANA
Date: 10th – 12th March 2010
Pre-conference practical workshop on Fine Needle aspirates – Tuesday, 9th March at Child Health, Korle Bu Hospital –interested participants (limited number of spaces) contact organizers on 0208243945 or 021665405
Wednesday 10th – Friday 12th March
Sessions for doctors, parents and nurses.
French translation will be available for part of the main meeting
Lectures, symposia, oral presentations and poster discussions.
Speakers include international experts in childhood oncology.
Lymphomas, Leukaemia in resource constrained settings and current state of the art management, Wilms’ tumour, Retinoblastoma, Brain Tumours, HIV related malignancies, Advances in Paediatric Oncology, Oncological emergencies, Supportive and palliative Care, Paediatric oncology in developing countries (PODC), Childhood Cancer Care in Africa – The Way Forward
Nurses’ and parents’ sessions includes workshops on nutrition, end of life support, basic oncology nursing care, communication and psychosocial issues.