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Pre-Meeting Educational Workshop Fellowship 

A full-day Education Workshop is being offered on November 19, 2013 with 5 interactive lectures for trainees and fellows. 30 participants will be selected, 15 from South Africa and 15 from abroad. The fellows will be asked to submit cases for presentation and discussion within the given topic.

***Ten additional seats to the workshop are available for registered congress participants. Please contact the registration department at reg_wspid13@kenes.com to reserve your seat. Please note that space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.***

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP FOR FELLOWS

 08:15 - 08:30 WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
Urs B. Schaad, Switzerland
 08:30 - 09:30 HOW TO REALIZE GOOD QUALITY RESEARCH IN RESOURCE-DEPRIVED COUNTRIES
Miguel O’Ryan, Chile
 09:30 - 10:30 ESSENTIALS ON NEONATAL INFECTIONS
Fred Were, Kenya
 09:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break
 10:00 - 11:00 CHILDHOOD DIARRHEA & PNEUMONIA: DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A GLOBAL ACTION PLAN
Jai Das, Pakistan
 11:00 - 12:00 ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENT OF BACTERIAL GASTROENTERITIS – AN UPDATE
Shai Ashkenazi, Israel
 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
 13:00 - 14:00 RESEARCH TRENDS AND ASPECTS OF HIV IN CHILDREN
Mark Cotton, South Africa
 14:00 - 15:00 CLINICAL CARE OF CHILDREN WITH TUBERCULOSIS
H. Simon Schaaf, South Africa
 15:00 - 15:30 GENERAL DISCUSSION, EVALUATION
 15:30 - 15:45 SUMMARY & CLOSING
Urs B. Schaad, Switzerland


To gain access to the Education Workshop, participants must be trainees or fellows. WSPID will give 30 fellowships to participants (15 from South Africa, 15 from abroad).
The fellowship will include:

1.     Free registration
2.     Reimbursement of travel and accommodation cost with a limit of USD 1,350 per person.

Criteria for eligiblity to the Fellowship Program:

  • Written cases for discussion, based on the presentation topics outlined above (no abstract required)
  • Colleagues younger than 35 years of age
  • Reference letter from a supervisor (recommendation)
  • CV

Applications can be sent to the Congress Secretariat at wspid@kenes.com until October 1, 2013.  Please send the written cases for discussion as a short text or PPT.

Ten additional seats to the workshop are available for registered congress participants. Please contact the registration department at reg_wspid13@kenes.com to reserve your seat. Please note that space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis.