Scientific Day Niger 2018

Corps éditorial


8:30-9:00 – Welcome and coffee

9:00-9:30 – Introductory remarks. Alpha Diallo, Epicentre Niamey

9:30-10:30 – Session 1: Malaria
Moderator : Lorenz von Seidlein, Mahidol University

  • Scale-up of seasonal malaria chemoprevention: Successes and future challenges.Bachir Assao, Halidou Salou
  • Malaria treatment studies in Niger. Rockyath Makarimi

10:30-11:00 – Session 2: Meningitis
Moderator: Halima Boubacar Maïnassara, CERMES

  • Retrospective and evolution of meningitis epidemics in Niger. Matthew Coldiron

11:00-11:15 – Coffee break

11:15-12:00 – Round table: Moving from Research to Policy
Moderator: Anne Roca, Lancet Global Healt

- Ali Djibo, Université de Niamey
- Emmanuel Baron, Epicentre
- Sani Sayyadi, ALIMA/BEFEN
- Nouhou Arba, Direction générale de la santé publique

12:00-12:30 – Session 3: Nutrition

Moderator: Côme Niyongabo, MSF Barcelona

  • Nutritional interventions: innovations and lessons learned. Rebecca Grais

12:30-13:45 – Lunch on site

13:45-15:00 – Session 4: A new vaccine against rotavirus
Moderator: MSF Geneva

  • Efficacy and Safety of Rotasiil vaccine. Ousmane Guindo
  • Qualitative lessons from the phase III trial. Abdul-Aziz Mamaty
  • Psychomotor development in childhood: overview of Bayley scales. Nana Aichatou Salifou

15:00-15:45 – Session 5: Antimicrobial resistance
Moderator: Mamadou Saïdou, Université de Niamey

  • Antibiotic resistance: trends in Niger over the last 10 years. Celine Langendorf

15:45-16:30 – Coffee-break

16:30-17:00 – Plenary talk: What are the priorities for research in Niger?
Eric Adehossi, Niamey National Hospital

17:00 – Closing remarks. Thierry Allafort-Duverger, MSF Paris