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

 

 

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

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

 

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

NORAD - 22 Oct 2019

NORAD Dinner - 22 Oct 2019

NORAD - 23 Oct 2019