PATS Symposia

Mini Symposium 1: Obstructive Airways Disease

PATS held a Mini Symposium on Obstructive Airways Disease on 12 June 2021. The aim of the symposium was to give an overview of Asthma and COPD and the current management guidelines for the African clinician to be confident in addressing the myths and misconceptions in managing patients with the disease. The recording and presentations are available below. 

Panelists: Bertrand Mbatchou (Cameroon), Sandra Kwarteng Owusu (Ghana), Lindsay Zurba (South Africa), George Nyale (Kenya) Richard van Zyl-Smit (South Africa). Chairs: Amsalu Bekele (Ethiopia) and Kevin Mortimer (UK). Rapporteurs: Anne Irungu (Kenya) and Wanjiku Jacqueline Kagima (Kenya). Cipla: Mary Ngaari, Dave Singh

Presentations:

Session 1

Session 2

Cipla presentation

Mini Symposium 2: Asthma 

PATS held a Mini Symposium on Asthma on 21 August 2021. The aim of the symposium was to provide an overview of Asthma in Africa with a focus on Asthma diagnosis and management as a lung health priority for all clinicians. The recording and presentations are available below.

Panelists: Joseph Aluoch (Kenya), Bertrand Mbatchou (Cameroon), Refiloe Masekela (South Africa), Bruce Kirenga (Uganda), Obianuju Ozoh (Nigeria), Amsalu Bekele Binegdie (Ethiopia), Jumaa Bwika (Kenya). Chairs: Jeremiah Chakaya (Kenya) and Kevin Mortimer (UK). Rapporteurs: Anne Irungu (Kenya) and Wanjiku Jacqueline Kagima (Kenya). Getz Pharma: Catherine Mrimbo

Presentations:

Session 1

Session 2