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25th Annual Medical Research Conference


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MRC Programme

MRC Programme

7.30 – 8.00am: Registration

Session 1: Moderator: Dr Sandi Arthur – CME Chairperson, T&TMA
8.00am: National Anthem and safety briefing
8.05am: Invocation
8.10am: Welcome address – Dr Analisa Cumberbatch, President of the T&TMA
8.20am: Opening remarks – Dr Virendra Singh, President of the PSTT
8.30am: “The National Child policy” The Honourable Ayanna Webster-Roy, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, Minister of Gender and Child Affairs
8.50am: “The health of our nation’s children” The Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh, Minister of Health of the Republic of T&T

Session 2- The child with developmental disorders. Moderator: Dr M Dillon Remy
9.10am : “The future of the child with ‘special needs’ – where do we stand?” Dr J Ramcharan
9.25am: “Bosey back’ and beyond – a look at the work of the Princes Elizabeth Centre.” Dr D Toby
9.40am: Commendation – T&TMA MRC 2019 Award for research excellence in Paediatric Orthopedics to Dr David Toby. Response by Dr Toby.
9.55am: Q&A

10.15am: COFFEE BREAK

Session 3 – Needs of the differently abled or ‘at risk’ child population. Moderator: Dr M. Blackman
10.45am: “Human child trafficking – the aftermath” PAHO representative
11.00am: “Educational Provisions for Children with Special Needs – A Parents’ Perspective” Drs M Rooplal & N Cooper-Gomez
11.10am: “Non-suicidal self-injury – the SWRHA child guidance clinic experience” Ms Allum
11.20am: “The Paediatric Jehovah’s Witness – do parental religious views matter?” Dr J Baron
11.30am: “Adolescent Access to Health Care Services…What are We Missing?” Dr A Pemberton
11.45am: Q&A

Session 4 – Medical and surgical conditions leading to disability. Moderator: Dr R Hydal
12.00pm: “Is a Kids Filter Clinic (KFC) beneficial to children at the emergency department at SFGH?” Dr S Varachhia
12.10am: “Risk factors for hearing loss in Neonatal ICU and hearing assessment of at risk infants.” Dr A Jagoo
12.20am: “Advances in Paediatric neurology in children – the use of “cannabis oil” medical marijuana extract.” Dr V Shukla
12.30pm: Q&A

12.45pm: LUNCH BREAK

1.45pm: Session 5: Workshops (Case based discussions of topics – each attendee to choose 2 of 4 sessions)
1. Psychosocial Issues in Paediatrics – Drs V Singh and A Pemberton
2. The abused child – Children’s Authority of T&T
3. Falling through the cracks – differently abled children in our nation’s education system – Drs N Dick & B Beckles (NCPD)
4. Communication skills for HCPs – Drs K Brahim & R Bahadursingh

3.45pm: Workshop wrap-up
4.05pm: Vote of thanks

Cost

Cost

On site registration: $400  |  Students: $300  |  Group Rate (10 persons): $350 per person
$400 Doctors/Child Care Providers

Payment Centres

Payment Centres

The T&TMA HQ #1, 6th Street, Xavier St. Extension, Chaguanas. Trinidad – 671-7378
Librarian Port of Spain General Hospital Library – 623-2437
Dr. Boysie Mahabir Level 3, Long Circular Mall, St. James – 622-0000
Dr. Solaiman Juman Campus House, Eastern Main Road, St. Augustine – 645-2368
Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy 151 Calderhall Road, Scarborough, Tobago  – 635-0839
Librarian San Fernando General Hospital Library – 652-5215
Dr. Edmund Chamely 5 Queen Street, King’s Wharf, San Fernando – 652-3555

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