ACAH 2019 Programme

Thursday 17th October 2019
Time Title    
14:00 ACAH AGM    
16:00 Refugee Health group meeting    
17:00 Welcome drinks     
Friday 18th October 2019
Time Title Speaker
09:00 Conference opening - Welcome to the country    
09:30 First do no harm - Getting the kids off Nauru Rishi Agrawal, Alana Maycock, David Isaacs, Paul Bauert
    MEDEVAC: Hippocrates or Hypocrisy?       
1055 Morning Tea    
11:15 Do we hear what is said? - Interpreter use in refugee health Raewyn Mutch, Sarah Cherian   
12:00 Lunch    
13:00 Closing the gap - Are we?
Chair: Gavin Wheaton. Peter Azzopardi, Alex Brown, Hasantha Gunasekera, Vinka Barunga
14:40 Meningococcal in NT Eva Sudbury    
15:00 Afternoon tea           
       Hot topics       
       Immunisation & ethics David Isaacs
       Age of criminal responsibility Mick Creati
    Neonatology Brett Manley   
17:00 Wrap up of day 2               
19:30 Gala event (Don't forget to book a ticket)    
Saturday 19th October 2019
Time Title Speaker
07:30 Networking breakfast - Self care and Risk management Andrew Tagg   
09:15 Social media: Friend or Foe - use of social media in Paediatrics
Margie Danchin, Ari Horton, Melissa Kang
10:55    Morning Tea    
11:15    Delegate research presentations Gemma Hanes, Henry Goldstein, Stephanie Dowden, Kimberley Johansen, Chris Elliot
12:00    Lunch    
13:00 How can the health system be responsive to child health inequalities? - Alpha NSW project Sue Woolfenden
    Psychosocial risk in pregnancy Naomi Guiver
14:40 NICU Philipines Dean Hayden
15:00 Afternoon tea      
15:00    Marginalised youth - LGBTIQ, HIV
Robert Garofalo, Jenny Proimos
16:00    Closing Remarks