Geneva, Switzerland
April 12 - 14, 2019

Atopic Dermatitis in Africa

ISAD Global 2019, Geneva, Switzerland, April 12 - 14, 2019

The International Society of Atopic Dermatitis is proud to announce the ISAD Global Meetings dedicated to the discussion of atopic dermatitis issues around the world. ISAD Global 2019 will be held in Geneva, Switzerland at the Novotel Centre Hotel and will be dedicated to Atopic Dermatitis in Africa.

IMPORTANT: Registration to ISAD Global 2019 in by invitation only.

Registration

Preliminary Program

ATOPIC DERMATITIS IN AFRICA

Chairs: Prof. Alain Taïeb (France)  & Prof. Peter Schimidt-Grendelmeier (Switzerland)


APRIL 12, FRIDAY

18:30 Opening Session 

  •  Introduction: Prof. Alain Taïeb & Prof. Peter Schimidt-Grendelmeier
  • Opening Lecture: Overview of health challenges including skin health in sub-saharan Africa - Prof. Mamadou Ball (Mauritania) - WHO Regional Representative

20:00 Welcome Cocktail


APRIL 13, SATURDAY

Morning Session

8.30-12.30

Lectures:


  • A Survey on Atopic Dermatitis in sub-Saharan Africa - Dr. Silvio Coelho (Guiné-Bissau)
  • Diseases in Africa: Experience in Mekele - Tigray - Prof Aldo Morrone (Italy)
  • Atopic Dermatitis in Uganda -  Prof. Sara Brown (Scotland)
  • Dermatology Journey to São Tomé e Príncipe -  Prof. Antonio Miguel Correia (Portugal)

Coffee-Break

  • Aspects of Atopic Dermatitis in Tanzania - Prof. John Masenga (Tanzania)
  • Atopic Dermatitis in Africa - Prof. Gail Todd (South Africa)
  • Therapeutic Education in Chronic Disorders: A Global perspective: Dr. Jorge Correia (Switzerland)
  • Telemedicine and potential application to AD in Africa - TBA


Lunch 


Afternoon session 

14.00-17.30


  • OPEN COMMUNICATIONS & CLINICAL CASES (TBA)



Group Dinner


APRIL 14, SUNDAY

Morning Session

Design Thinking Workshop

8.30-12.30


  • Design Thinking in Atopic Dermatitis:

  1. Identifying problems
  2. Brainstorming
  3. Prototyping solutions


Closing 

Farewell lunch

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