Most feeding issues arising from a tongue tie problems can be solved without every needing a surgeon to have a look. Advice from your midwife or lactation advisor is the best place to start.
Young African, could you be a Mandela Rhodes Scholar?
We look for young leaders who aspire to the principles below and who have demonstrated the potential to live them out.
Leadership: Do you aspire to be a visionary leader who has moral authority? Do you see leadership as more than just personal ambition – as a way to pursue the advancement of equality and freedom, human rights and human dignity? And do you want to guide and inspire others to reach their full potential?
Reconciliation: Do you believe that reconciliation – combined with reparation – is the key to harnessing an imperfect past to develop a more just world? And are you prepared to start the process by looking at your own internal landscape?
Education: Do you have excellent academic results but believe that your education should not only benefit you but make a difference for others? And do you agree that intellectual excellence must be accompanied by character and a rounded personality?
Entrepreneurship: Do you want to see Africa take its rightful place as an equal and competitive presence in the global world? Have you demonstrated individual effort, innovation and creativity to this end?
Kenya Association of Women in Surgery Annual Conference
Date- 29th March 2022
Venue- Pride Inn Hotel, Shanzu, Mombasa & Online Zoom Platform
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This is a common condition that affects many children. Should your child be dry by now? What can you do to help them at home? When should you seek medical help?
Madhukar Pai writes convincingly about double agents in global health. Increasingly, it is clear that diaspora health workers are part of the solution to addressing health inequalities in their native countries.
This nuanced article explores the opportunities and the challenges from the perspective of 19 such ‘double agents’.
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi Department of Surgery is honoured to host Prof. Samer K. Elbabaa for a Guest lecture.
Prof. Elbabaa is the Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Director, Leon Pediatric Neuroscience Center of Excellence at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Florida.
Topic: Guest Lecture – Fetal In-Utero Spina Bifida Surgery
Time: Mar 2, 2022 08:00 AM Nairobi
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Meeting ID: 924 3042 5708
REGISTER: http://Bit.ly/CHYSPR here.
Annals of African Surgery invites applications for periodical reviewers. The AAS is the African continents premier surgical journal. Apply here.
One of the most interesting roles paediatric surgeons have is participating in antenatal counselling. In mid- to high-income environments, pregnant ladies have dedicated ultrasound to look for congenital anomalies during development.
When found e.g. giant omphalocoele in the pictures above, the surgeon works with obstetricians and foetal medicine specialists to help parents understand the risks, and prepare them for what’s to come. Despite this anomaly, we want to make sure the baby has the best possible welcome into the world.
Few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have pre-natal screening programmes for congenital anomaly surveillance. Whilst infrastructure gaps cannot be filled solely by surgical network, we can start to address knowledge gaps and create expectations.