PD Symposium

Date: Wednesday 26th September, 2018

Peritoneal Dialysis

 0700hrs to 1800hrs


Special Breakfast Meeting – Invitation only


Time Topic Presenter
0700 – 0745hrs Interactive session: Identifying learning gaps  in nephrology nursing in Kenya/Eastern Africa Region Marie Richards


Meet the WHO Task force on organ donation and transplantation (TFDT) – Invitation only

Time Topic Host
0700 – 0745hrs Identifying gaps, challenges and opportunities in organ/kidney transplantation in Kenya/Eastern Africa Region KRA and WHO TFDT


Session Topic: Basic science in PD

Session Chairs: Doris Kinuthia/Hussein Bagha/Mathew Koech

  Topic Presenter
08:00-8:30 Determinants of PD Prescription


Hemed Twahir


08:30- 9:00 Preservation of RKF – is PD the answer?


Jonathan Wala
09:00 – 9:30 Acute PD in children – challenges and opportunities


Bashir Admani
09:30-10:00 Team work in a PD programme to foster patient outcomes


Grace Ngaruiya
10:00 – 11:00 Tea Break


Session Topic: Accelerating PD practice

Session Chairs: Jonathan Wala/David Galgalo/Bashir Admani


Time Topic Presenter
11:00 – 11:30 Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis peritoneal dialysis –pathophysiology and management Douglas Shemin


11:30 – 12:00 Peritoneal dialysis in Kenya: looking into the future with lenses of hope Esther Getambu
12:00 – 12:30 Panel discussion: Peritonitis: Anti-microbial prescription and resistance in PD Douglas Shemin

Galgalo Duro

Esther Getambu


12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break  


Session Topic: Hands on session/Round table discussions

Session Chairs: Hussein Bagha/Boniface Ganda


Time Topic Presenters/Moderators


14:00 – 14:40

Panel discussion: Which way for PD in Kenya

  1. Impediments of PD
  2. Strengths of PD
  3. Infrastructure necessary for PD


Jonathan Wala

Grace Ngaruiya

Douglas Shemin

Doris Kinuthia


14:40 – 15:40


PD Demo



Fresenius Medical Care




15:30 – 16:00



16:00 – 16:30

Parallel Nursing Workshop

  1. Nephrology nursing training:  current and future challenges



  1. Panel Discussion: Practical aspects of nephrology nursing in the 21st century



Diviner Nyarera



Marie Richards

Thandiwe Ngcobo

16:30-17:30 Tea Break


Industry Sponsored Evening Session


Time Topic Sponsor
1900  – 2100hrs Less frequent erythropoietic therapy: Darbepoetin alfa has an advantage

Ahmed Sokwala

Hetero Pharma

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