KRACON 2018 Programme


Thursday 27th September, 2018


0700hrs to 1800hrs                        Registration


Europa Sponsored breakfast



0700 – 0800 Topic Presenter
Excellency in renal care: Focus on Tacrolimus the CNI of choice


Anantharaman Nagarajan



Session Topic:   Transplantation 0800-1100

Session Chairs: John Ngigi/Doris Kinuthia/Patrick Mburugu


  Topic Presenter
08:00 – 08:30 Kidney transplantation services in East Africa – The future is promising Peter Mungai


08:30 – 09:00 Is the end of living kidney donation in sight? Elmi Muller


09:00 – 09:30 Improving Outcomes in Kidney Transplantation: Experiences and Best Practices from the Indian Sub-Continent Manoj Gumber
09:30 – 10:00 mTor inhibition and CNI minimization – which way to go?


Mohamed NasrAllah


10:00 – 10:30 Banff classification of renal transplant pathology – looking into the future with hope Wesam Ismail



10:30 -11:00 Tea break


Session Topic: Opening ceremony

Session Chairs: Seth M’Cligeyo/Esther Getambu


  Topic Presenter
11:00 – 11:10 Kenya Renal Association

                                   Ahmed Twahir

KRA Welcome Address
11:10 – 11:20 EAKI Statement

                                  Peter Mungai

Opening up nephrology and urology training in East Africa


11:20-11:30 AFRAN Statement

                                         AJO Were

The Beacon hope for nephrology in Africa
11:30 – 11:50 ISN Statement


Ikechi Okpechi


Nephrology training in Africa – challenges and opportunities in the 21st century
11.50 – 12:00 Perspective

Elmi Muller

WHO Task force on donation and transplantation


12:00 – 12:15 Perspective


Joab Wako

The winding journey of a kidney transplant recipient
12:15 – 12:45 1ST LS Otieno Memorial Lecture

Joshua Kayima


 Mohamed Abdallah




The ongoing journey of Kidney disease Treatment in Kenya – near yet so far.


12:45 – 13:00 Chief Guest Address

        CEO NHIF

Funding of universal health care in Kenya: focus on kidney diseases, dialysis and kidney transplantation


13:00 – 13:10 Official Conference Group Photo – All faculty


13:10 – 14:00 Lunch Break


Session Topic: Improving Dialysis outcomes

Session Chairs: Jie Tang/Chris Abeid/Anthony Were

  Topic Presenter
14:00 – 14:30


Incremental hemodialysis: when is twice weekly hemodialysis sessions inadequate? Bernard Canaud
14:30 – 15:00 Optimizing ESA use in dialysis population Milton Obilo
15:00 – 15:30 Inflammation: A CVD fuel in CKD Bernard Canaud
15:30 – 16:00 Novel dialysis fluids in the 21st century and beyond Douglas Shemin
16:00 – 16:30 Rejuvenating nephrology training:  A focus on interventional nephrology Anil Agarwal
16:30 – 18:00 Sponsored Topic and Tea Break
16:30 – 17:00 Medical management of BPH

Hiram Mwangi



17:00 – 18:00 Tea break  







Sideline Session host: KRA/EAKI/AFRAN/AFPNA

Time Topic Participants
1730 – 1830hrs KRA/AFRAN/AFPNA 2019 planning meeting Invitation only




Nipro Gala Dinner


Time Topic Sponsor
1900 – 2200hrs Unprecedented years of impeccable dialysis technologies: The Nipro show Nipro Team


Saturday 29th September, 2018

Session Topic: AKI/Electrolytes/Fluids/Haemodiafiltration I

Session Chairs: Andrew Sule/Bashir Amin/Lissane Seifu

  Topic Presenter
08:00 – 08:30 Acute Kidney injury in intensive care unit Frank Mwongera
08.30 – 09.00 Drug dosing in Acute Kidney Injury Sairah Sharif
09:00 -09:30 Management of CMV in kidney transplant recipients Sandeep Guleria
9:30 – 10:00 Haemolytic Anaemia: Renal Perspectives and Discussion of Clinical Case Ahmed Kalebi
10:00 – 10:30 Tea Break  

Session Topic: AKI/Electrolytes/Fluids/Haemodiafiltration II

Session Chairs: Khalida Soki/ Lissane Seifu /Ernest Kioko

10:30 – 11:00 Creating new dialysis therapies for better care Kamel Elattar
11:00 – 11:25 Online Haemodiafiltration in the critical care and outpatient care settings Srinivas Murthy
11:25 – 11:45 Pathological insights on the role of biopsy and histopathological correlates in AKI (when to or not to biopsy in AKI) Ahmed Kalebi
11:45 – 12:45 Free Communication


  1. Physiochemical approach to the diagnosis of metabolic acidosis


  1. Acute Kidney Disease in Pediatric SARI: Insights from an Autopsy Study





  1. Recognizing  risk factors of acute kidney injury in intensive care unit – single center nursing team experience





  1. Knowledge of nurses in the early detection and management of acute kidney injury




  1.  The impact of CKD knowledge on CKD prevention among adult outpatients in a Rwandan Military Hospital





  1. Knowledge and Preventive practices on risk factors of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) among university students at one selected university in Rwanda






Tasneem Essaji


Edwin Walong



Nibangwire Josiane



Violétte Dushimiyimana



Mudasumbwe Gisele




Flavien Ngendahayo




12:45 -12:50 Vote of Thanks Doris Kinuthia
12:50 – 14:00 Tea break/Lunch/Guest Departure


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