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BLOODLESS MEDICINE & SURGERY WEEK 2016

PROGRAMME

 

SUNDAY 15TH MAY 2016

  • Arrival of Guests

MONDAY 16TH MAY 2016 (WORLD BLOODLESS SURGERY DAY)

Venue: UCTH Conference Hall

  • Opening Ceremony 10.00 – 10.30am
    • Chairman                      Prof Itam H Itam           Co-Chair: Prof Martin Meremikwu
    • Chief Host                    Chief Medical Director, UCTH
    • Guest of Honour           Vice Chancellor, University of Calabar

     

  • Public Enlightenment/CPD Talks 10.30am – 12.30pm
    • Anaemia – causes & effects (Dr M Inyama, HOD Haematology)
    • Dietary prevention & treatment of anaemia (B E Ukwondi RD, HOD Dietetics)
    • Pharmacologic prevention & treatment of anaemia (Pharm H Olukoya, UCTH Pharmacy)
    • How to access Bloodless Surgery in UCTH (Dr N Usoro, Surgery)

TUESDAY 17TH MAY 2016

Venue: Main Theatre & Obstetric Theatre, UCTH

  • Bloodless Medicine & Surgery Videos 9.00am – 1.00pm

WEDNESDAY 18TH MAY 2016

Venue: UCTH Conference Hall

  • Lunch CPD Symposium 1.00 – 3.00pm (Chairman: Prof Atim Eshiet)
    • Blood transfusion avoidance as the current imperative in Surgery (Prof A Essiet, Surgery)
    • Protocol for Bloodless Surgery in UCTH (Dr N Usoro, Surgery)

THURSDAY 19TH MAY 2016

Venue: Surgical Outpatient Department, UCTH

  • Free Haemoglobin Check 9.00am – 2.00pm

FRIDAY 20TH MAY 2016

Talks on Bloodless Medicine & Surgery

  • General Hospital, Calabar         10.00 – 11.00am
  • Navy Hospital, Calabar              1.00 – 2.00pm

SATURDAY 21ST MAY 2016

Venue: Abraham Odia Stadium

  • Cultural dances ( by Department of Theatre & Media Studies)
  • Novelty Football Match  (Female Medical Students vs Female Nursing Students)   3.00 – 4.30pm