The workshop aims at reviewing existing knowledge, ongoing studies, identifying gaps and priorities for prevention and control of MDR HAI in LMIC with particular focus on Gram negative bacteria, respiratory and bloodstream infections. After discussing the design of high quality studies (including randomized controlled trials) to test agreed interventions, participants will continue discussions in their home institutions and become involved in developing further studies to advance knowledge and introduce interventions to reduce the burden of HAIs.
30 – 60 graduate and postgraduate students, infectious diseases specialists, clinical microbiologists, paediatricians, respiratory specialists, intensive care doctors, infection control practitioners, pharmacists, doctors, and other specialties interested in all aspects of sepsis.
Hanan Balkhy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Faryal Khamis, Muscat, Oman
Eskild Petersen, Aarhus N, Denmark
Jordi Rello, Barcelona, Spain
ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Critically Ill Patients - ESGCIP
ESCMID Study Group for Nosocomial Infections - ESGNI
The Royal Hospital, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC)
CIBERES, Vall d’Hebron Institute of Research, Barcelona, Spain
GCC Center for Infection Control, Ministry of National Guard-Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia



The organizers of the course will apply for European CME accreditation through EACCME.

Speakers


Seif Al-Abri, Muscat, Oman
Amina Al-Jardani, Muscat, Oman
Amal Al Maani, Muscat, Oman
Zaina AL Maskari, Muscat, Oman
Zakariya Al Muharrmi, Muscat, Oman
Jameela Al Salman, Manama, Bahrain
Abdullah Balkhair, Muscat, Oman
Hanan Balkhy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Stephan Juergen Harbarth, Geneva, Switzerland
Hilary Humphreys, Dublin, Ireland
Rola Husni, Beirut, Lebanon
Zeina Kanafani, Beirut, Lebanon
Faryal Khamis, Muscat, Oman
Ziad A. Memish, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Gokhan Metan, Ankara, Turkey
M.A. Eiman Mokaddas, Dasma, Kuwait
Tibor Pal, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Eskild Petersen, Aarhus N, Denmark
Nicola Petrosillo, Rome, Italy
Jordi Rello, Barcelona, Spain
Agnes Maria Sonnevend, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Margreet C. Vos, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Contact Person (Scientific Programme)

Faryal Khamis
Royal Hospital
Infectious Diseases and Infection Control
P.O. Box 1331
111 Muscat
Oman
+968 9938 4896
+968 9212 3456
khami001@gmail.com

Administrative Secretariat

Fatma Al Salami
Ministry of Health (Oman)
Department of Medicine
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100 Muscat
Oman
+968 24 599057
+968 24 599666
Fatma.assalami@moh.gov.om

Venue Info

Event Map
Venue Details
Crowne Plaza Hotel
P.O. Box 1455, Ruwi 112 Muscat
Oman
Phone: +968 9212 3456
Fax: +968 9212 3456
Email: sales.cpmuscat@ihg.com

Course Programme



  1. 09:00 - 09:15
    Presentation
    Opening comments and workshop objectives
    Speaker(s): Faryal Khamis



  2. 09:15 - 10:45
    Session
    Session 1: The burden of MDR Gram-negatives I
    Chairperson(s): Seif Al-Abri, Stephan Juergen Harbarth



  3. 09:15 - 09:45
    Presentation
    MDR Gram-negative bacteria in the ICU
    Speaker(s): Jordi Rello



  4. 09:45 - 10:15
    Presentation
    Hospital-acquired infections – the experience from Turkey
    Speaker(s): Gokhan Metan



  5. 10:15 - 10:45
    Presentation
    Molecular epidemiology of resistance in the Gulf region
    Speaker(s): Tibor Pal



  6. 10:45 - 11:15
    Break
    Coffee/tea break


  7. 11:15 - 11:55
    Session
    Session 2: The burden of MDR Gram-negatives II
    Chairperson(s): Faryal Khamis, Gokhan Metan



  8. 11:15 - 11:35
    Presentation
    MDR in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Speaker(s): Ziad A. Memish



  9. 11:35 - 11:55
    Presentation
    MDR hospital-acquired infections in Oman
    Speaker(s): Amina Al-Jardani



  10. 11:55 - 14:00
    Lunch
    Lunch and prayer


  11. 14:00 - 14:50
    Session
    Session 3: The burden of MDR Gram-negatives III
    Chairperson(s): Zaina AL Maskari, Agnes Maria Sonnevend



  12. 14:00 - 14:20
    Presentation
    MDR hospital-acquired infections in Lebanon
    Speaker(s): Zeina Kanafani



  13. 14:20 - 14:40
    Presentation
    MDR hospital-acquired infections in Kuwait
    Speaker(s): M.A. Eiman Mokaddas



  14. 14:40 - 14:50
    Presentation
    The strategic plan for combating antimicrobial resistance in Gulf Cooperation Council States
    Speaker(s): Hanan Balkhy



  15. 14:50 - 15:20
    Break
    Coffee/tea break


  16. 15:20 - 17:00
    Session
    Session 4: Screening and antibiotic stewardship
    Chairperson(s): Amal Al Maani, Zeina Kanafani



  17. 15:20 - 15:50
    Presentation
    Screening on admission – what is the value?
    Speaker(s): Stephan Juergen Harbarth



  18. 15:50 - 16:15
    Presentation
    Establishing stewardship programmes: what metrics to use?
    Speaker(s): Rola Husni



  19. 16:15 - 16:30
    Presentation
    Antibiotic stewardship – is it too late?
    Speaker(s): Eskild Petersen



  20. 16:30 - 16:45
    Presentation
    Successful stewardship programme - Bahrain experience
    Speaker(s): Jameela Al Salman



  21. 16:45 - 17:00
    Presentation
    Wrap up of day 1
    Speaker(s): Faryal Khamis



  22. 19:00 - 22:00
    Social Activity
    Participants dinner


  1. 08:30 - 10:00
    Session
    Session 5: New approaches to infection control
    Chairperson(s): Abdullah Balkhair, Hilary Humphreys



  2. 08:30 - 09:00
    Presentation
    An integrated approach to infection control
    Speaker(s): Nicola Petrosillo



  3. 09:00 - 09:30
    Presentation
    The research agenda – what does molecular epidemiology teach us?
    Speaker(s): Gokhan Metan



  4. 09:30 - 10:00
    Presentation
    Control of ventilator-associated pneumonia: the EU-VAP/CAP study
    Speaker(s): Jordi Rello



  5. 10:00 - 10:30
    Break
    Coffee/tea break


  6. 10:30 - 12:00
    Session
    Session 6: What technologies are at our disposal?
    Chairperson(s): Zakariya Al Muharrmi, Jordi Rello



  7. 10:30 - 11:00
    Presentation
    Gap analysis of current approaches to preventing HCAI
    Speaker(s): Stephan Juergen Harbarth



  8. 11:00 - 11:30
    Presentation
    New tools for environmental microbial control
    Speaker(s): Hilary Humphreys



  9. 11:30 - 12:00
    Presentation
    Evaluation of tools: outcome measures, methods, defining effects
    Speaker(s): Margreet C. Vos



  10. 12:00 - 14:00
    Lunch
    Lunch and prayer


  11. 14:00 - 15:00
    Session
    Session 7: What is on top of the research agenda?
    Chairperson(s): Ziad A. Memish, Nicola Petrosillo



  12. 14:00 - 14:30
    Presentation
    Methodology and study design of interventional studies – what we have learnt from implementing ESCMID respiratory bundles
    Speaker(s): Jordi Rello



  13. 14:30 - 15:00
    Presentation
    Round table discussion: The research agenda – what is needed to answer future needs for infection control?
    Chairperson(s): Seif Al-Abri, Hanan Balkhy, Rola Husni, Gokhan Metan, Nicola Petrosillo, Jordi Rello



  14. 15:00 - 15:30
    Break
    Coffee/ tea break


  15. 15:30 - 16:00
    Session
    Session 8: Group discussion on intervention studies to control HAI


  16. 15:30 - 16:00
    Presentation
    Conclusions, wrap up, future plans
    Speaker(s): Faryal Khamis


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The registration fee will cover lunches, coffee breaks, teaching materials and social activities (including one dinner). Travel and accommodation is not included.
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