Programme at a Glance
Day 1: Sunday, 20th October 2019
Day 2: Monday, 21st October 2019
Day 3: Tuesday, 22nd October 2019
Day 4: Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Final Programme as PDF
Presentations
Programme at a Glance

Day 1: Sunday, 20th October 2019

 

 

10H30-13H00

Registration

 
 

13H00-14H00 

Lunch

 
 

14H00

Welcome

 
 

 

Session chair: Professor Sabiha Essack

 

 

  • Professor Deresh Ramjugernath, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), UKZN

 

  • Ms. Signe Breivik, NORAD

 

  • Dr Niresh Bhagwandin, SAMRC

 

  • Professor Janelisa Musaya, PI, University of Malawi

 

  • Dr Tomas Zimba, PI, ISCISA

 

 

  • Professor Arnfinn Sundsfjord, PI University of Tromso

 
 

15H00

Antibiotic Stewardship and Conservancy in Africa

 
 

 

Professor Sabiha Essack, PI, UKZN

 
 

15H30

Key Note Presentation 1

Antibiotic Stewardship in an African Context 

 
 

 

Dr Mirfin Mpundu, ReACT Africa

 
 

16H30

Close of Day 1

 
 

17H00-19H00

Welcome Reception

 
 

 

Programme Director: Professor Sabiha Essack, UKZN

 
 

17H00

Address: Honorary Consul Ms Button, Royal Norwegian Embassy

Address: National Department of Health

 
 

17H30-19H00

Entertainment and networking

 

Day 2: Monday, 21st October 2019

 

09H00

Keynote Presentation 2

 Session Chair: Professor Janelisa Musaya

 

State of the Worlds Antibiotics

Professor Ramanan Laxminarayan, Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

10H00

TEA

10H30-12H00

Oral Presentations: Antimicrobial Resistance in Gram-negative Bacteria

Session Chair: Professor Arnfinn Sundsfjord

10H30-10H40

Chirindze, LM

Faecal colonization of E. coli and Klebsiella spp. producing extended-spectrum β-lactamases and plasmid-mediated AmpC β-lactamases in Mozambican university students

10H45-10H55

Estaleva, CL

High prevalence of MDR ESBL-and plasmid mediated AmpC- producing clinical isolates of Escherichia coli at the Central Hospital of Maputo, Mozambique

11H00-11H10

Pillay, S

Antibiotic resistance, virulence and clonality of Campylobacter spp. from poultry

11H15-11H25

Ramjathan , P

Imipenem resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban, South Africa

11H30-11H40

Ramsamy, Y

Molecular characterization of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates collected from a central public hospital in Durban, South Africa between 2016 and 2017

11H45-11H55

Somboro, AM

Tackling metallo-β-lactamase mediated antibiotic resistance through the use of zinc chelating agent as metallo- β-lactamase inhibitors

12H00

Debate

Session Chair:  Professor Gunnar Skov Simonsen

 

Containing Antibiotic Resistance: Social Compacts vs. Regulation

 

Professor Lenore Manderson and Professor Ramanan Laxminarayan

 

13H00

LUNCH and Poster Viewing

 

14H00-15H45

Oral Presentations:  The Pharmaco-Epidemiology of Antibiotics

 

Session Chair: Dr Tomas Zimba

14H00-14H10

Upham, G

From Ebola to AMR: Engaging women in infection prevention and control

14H15-14H25

Aboderin, AO

Situation analysis on antibiotic prescription for in-patient care in Osun State, Nigeria

14H30-14H40

Buthelezi, G

An audit of bloodstream infections and antibiotic prescriptions in children admitted to King Edward VIII Hospital in 2016, Durban, South Africa

14H45-14H55

Mabota, N

Investigation of medicine supply to Maputo Central Hospital  2014-2015, Mozambique

15H00-15H10

Matambo, E

Antibiotic prescribing in treatment of non-severe paediatric community acquired pneumonia at an urban health centre in Southern Malawi

15H15-15H25

Skosana, P

A point prevalent survey of antimicrobial utilization across public healthcare sector facilities in South Africa

15H30-15H45

Torres, NF 

Prevalence of non-prescribed antibiotics usage in low-and-middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis

15H45

Close of Day 2

 

Evening at leisure

Day 3: Tuesday, 22nd October 2019

09H00

Keynote Presentation 3

Session Chair: Dr Lyn Middleton

 
 

Vigilance, Resistance and Care: Understanding Antibiotic Use in Urban  South Africa

Professor Lenore Manderson

 

10H00

TEA

 

10H30-12H00

Oral Presentations: Surveillance and Diagnostics of Antimicrobial Resistance

Session Chair: Dr Rajhab Mkakosya

10H30-10H40

Asante, J

Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from a hospital in Ghana

 

10H45-10H55

Amoako, DG

Genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from poultry and occupational farm workers in uMgungundlovu district, South Africa

 

11H00-11H10

Flach, VF

Surveillance of sewage bacteria to predict the clinical antibiotic resistance situation in Sub-Saharan Africa

 

11H15-11H25

Zimba, TF

Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of bacterial isolates from patients attending the Central Hospital of Maputo, Mozambique from 2010 to 2017

       

11H45-11H55

Baluka,SA

E. coli, Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. prevalence and antimicrobial resistance profiles in dairy farms in Mukono, Uganda

 

12H00

Panel Discussion

Session Chair:    Professor Lars Småbrekke

 
 

Regional and Continental AMR Initiatives

Dr Jay Varma (Africa CDC) and Dr Walter Fuller (WHO AFRO)

 

13H00

LUNCH and Poster Viewing

 
   

14H00-15H45

Oral Presentations: Antibiotic Stewardship

Session Chair: Ms. Sesaltina Nora Muzime

 

14H00-14H10

Engler, D

Compliance to South Africa’s national antimicrobial resistance strategy framework

 

14H15-14H25

Lester, R

Sustained reduction in third-generation cephalosporin usage following introduction of an antimicrobial stewardship programme in a large urban hospital in Malawi

 

14H30-14H40

Mathibe L J

Parents’ influence on prescribing of antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infections in their children

 

14H45-14H55

Sambakunsi, CS

Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) related to self-medication with antimicrobials in Lilongwe, Malawi

 

15H00-15H10

Torres, NF 

Evidence of factors influencing self-medication with antibiotics in lower middle-income countries: A systematic scoping review

 

15H15-15H25

van Hecke, O

Point-of-care testing for common infections in South Africa: Primary care clinicians’ perceptions on adoption

 

15H30-15H45

Kasambara, W

Feasibility studies of the WHO toolkit for antimicrobial stewardship programmes in hospitals in four low- and middle- income countries

 

15:45

Close of Day 3

 

19H00

Gala Dinner

Director of Proceedings: Professor Sabiha Essack

 

 

Address: National Department of Health

 

19H45

Entertainment and Dinner

 

Day 4: Wednesday 23rd October 2019

09H00

 

Panel Discussion

Session Chair:  Professor Fanuel Lampiao

 

Antibiotic Resistance and One Health

 

  • Professor Gunnar Skov Simonsen, Human Health
  • Professor Moritz van Vuuren, Animal Health
  • Dr Nonhlanhla Kalebaila, Environmental Health

10H00

TEA

11H00

 

Rotational Brainstorming

Facilitator:  Mr Vernon Solomon

 

Mobilizing Political Will, Civil Society and the Private Sector in AMR Containment

 

Rapporteurs:  Professor Janelisa Musaya, Ms Neusa Torres and Dr Fanuel Lampiao

12H00

 

Closing Plenary

Session Chair:  Professor Sabiha Essack

 

Strengthening Health and Higher Education Systems in Africa

 

  • Education and Research Committee Perspectives
  • Steering Committee Perspectives
  • Ms Signe Breivik, NORAD

13H00

End of Conference, Lunch and Departure

Final Programme as PDF

Antimicrobial Stewardship Conservation in Africa – Final Programme 

Presentations

 

1. Antibiotic Resistance, Virulence and Clonality of Campylobacter spp. from Poultry
2. Antibiotic Stewardship and Conservancy in Africa
3. Antibiotic Stewardship and Conservation in Africa Panel discussion –Antibiotic Resistance and One Health
4. Antimicrobial Stewardship In An African Context and Its Challenges – KEYNOTE
5. Containing Antibiotic Resistance: Social Compacts vs. Regulation
6. Genomic analysis of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus isolated from poultry and occupational farm workers in Umgungundlovu district, South Africa
7. High prevalence of multidrug resistant ESBL-and plasmid mediated AmpC-producing clinical isolates of Escherichia coli at Maputo Central Hospital (MCH), Mozambique
8. Imipenem resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in King Edward VIII Hospital
9. Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus isolates from a hospital in Ghana
10. Non-prescribed antibiotic utilization, prevalence estimates in LMICs: a systematic review and meta-analysis
11. One Health from the perspective of human medicine
12. Patient Observed Safe Treatment in the Era of AMR, HIV and Ebola
13. Prevalence and susceptibility profiles of Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli and Salmonella in dairy farms in Mukono District, Uganda
14. Situation analysis on antibiotic prescription for in-patient care in Osun state, Nigeria
15. Vigilance, resistance and care: Antibiotic use in urban South Africa – KEYNOTE
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NORAD – 22 Oct 2019

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NORAD Dinner – 22 Oct 2019

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