3-rd Symposium: 17 - 19 November 2017

“Respiratory tract infections - Beliefs/ Evidence/ Practice”

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    3-rd Symposium

    3-rd Symposium of AFMS - Respiratory Group with Theme: “Respiratory tract infections - Beliefs/ Evidence/ Practice”

  • Medical Faculty Skopje
    City Hall Center, Skopje, Macedonia
  • Skopje Old Bazaar
    Skopje Old Bazaar
  • St. Panteleimon, Nerezi, Skopje
    St. Panteleimon, Nerezi, Skopje
  • Stone Bridge, Skopje
    Stone Bridge, Skopje
November 17 2017 (Friday)
13:00 - 14:00 ARRIVAL and REGISTRATION
 
Opening ceremony and introductory speeches
14:00 - 14:30 Dr. Goce Chakarovski, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health
Prof. Dr. Sonja Topuzovska, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Skopje
Dr Jihane Tawilah, Head of the WHO office in Skopje
Dr. Katarina Stavrikj, Ph.D., Director of the University Clinic for Pediatric Diseases,
and coordinator of the Center for Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Skopje
14:30 - 17:00 Satellite workshop: Rational use of antibiotics in hospitals - Interventions to promote the reduction of antibiotic consumption at hospital level
14:30 - 14:45 Using practice to inform policies: Evidence brief for policy on reducing antibiotic use at hospital level (EBP) Dr. Neda Milevska Kostova,Studiorum
Dr. Jeroen Schouten, Radboud UMC Nijmegen, Netherland
Dr. Marlies Hulscher, Radboud UMC Nijmegen, Netherland
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Katarina Stavrikj,
University Clinic for Children Diseases, Skopje
Prim. Dr. Golubinka Boshevska,
Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Macedonia, Skopje
14:45 - 15:30 Group work
15:30 - 16:15 Plenary discussion
16:15 - 17:00 Conclusions and final remarks
 
November 18 2017 (Saturday)
Acute respiratory infections and their complications
1st SESSION
8:30 - 10:45
Standardization of antibiotic use: clinical guidelines and recommendations
Chairpersons: Katarina Stavrikj, Elizabeta Zisovska, Nena Kopchavar Guchek, Milena Cojikj
08:30 - 09:00 REGISTRATION
09:00 - 09:15 Antibiotics - Worlds cultural herritage Radmila Ristovska
09:15 - 09:30 Methodology of development of national clinical guidelines Elizabeta Zisovska
09:30 - 09:50 Update of slovenian guidelines for treating community acquired pneumonia in Slovenia-an interdisciplinary approach Nena Kopchavar Guchek
09:50 - 10:05 Should Primary Care Guidelines be written by Family Physicians? Milena Cojikj
10:05 - 10:25 Clinical guidelines in antimicrobial stewardship: barriers and opportunities Jeroen Schouten
10:25 - 10:45 DISCUSSION
10:45 - 11:30 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM - "MEDIS"
Role of immunomodulators in relapsed respiratory infections
Pleural effects on the onset and duration of exacerbations of...
Katarina Stavrikj
Jordan Minov
11:30 - 11:45 BREAK
 
2nd SESSION
11:45-13:00
Inappropriate and excessive use of antibiotics - consumption and factors
Chairpersons: Kristina Hristova, Radmila Ristovska, Meryem Haji Hamza, Neda Milevska Kostova
11:45 - 12:00 Use of antibacterial prescription drugs covered by the Fund in primary health care Kristina Hristova
12:00 - 12:15 What infuences Antibiotic Prescribing?
A social and behavioural scientific approach
Marlies Hulscher
12:15 - 12:30 Practical Approach to Lung health (PAL) Biljana Ilieva Popovska
12:30-12:40 Case - Irrational use of antibiotics in medical worker Emilija Krstevska
12:40-13:00 DISCUSSION
13:00 - 13:45 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM - "EWOPHARMA", Immunomodulation - an opportunity for healthy population and low use of antibiotics Aleksandar Sajkovski
13:45 - 14:30 COCKTAIL
 
3rd SESSION
14:30 - 17:30
Algorithms for antibiotic treatment between primary and secondary care: pneumonia and ARI
Chairpersons: Irena Kondova Topuzovska, Marina Davcheva Chakar, Katerina Kovachevikj, Bardhyl Idrizi
14:30 - 14:45 Community acquired pneumoniain adults - challenge or not Irena Kondova Topuzovska
14:45 - 15:00 Community Acquired Pneumonia in Children Valentina Cvejoska Cholakovska
15:00 - 15:15 Irrational Antimicrobial Therapy in Children with Acute Respiratory Infections in Outpatient Polyclinic Practice in R.Macedonia Ljupcho Zafirovski
15:15 - 15:30 Antibiotic prescribing for acute infections of the upper respiratory tract in children Bardhyl Idrizi
15:30 - 15:40 Most Common Causees of Pneumonia in Macedonia and selection of Antibiotic for their treatment Dragan Gjorgjievski
15:40 - 15:50 Irational Antibiotics Prescribing at young kid’s age Katerina Kikerkovska
15:50- 16:10 DISCUSSION
16:10 - 16:20 BREAK
16:20 - 16:35 Recomendations forntreatment of Acute Otitis Media Marina Davcheva Chakar
16:35 - 16:45 Antistreptolysin test - does it help us, should we treat it? Katarina Stavrikj
16:45 - 17:00 Tonzilofarinigitis - when an antibiotic Katerina Kovachevikj
17:00 - 17:15 Community acquired pneumonia- when, where, how Irena Kondova Topuzovska
17:15 - 17:30 DISCUSSION
17:45 - 18:30 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM - "ZEGIN"
PROVEN probiotics - The importance of microbiophlora in the prevention of allergic diseases
Dejan Dokikj
19:00 - 24.00 JOINT PARTY - DINNER
 
November 19 2017 (Sunday)
Exacerbations of chronic respiratory diseases (asthma, COPD, bronchiectasis, chronic bronchitis, chronic sinusitis)
4th SESSION
09:00 - 11:00
The most common pathogens and antibiotic treatment of exacerbations
Chairpersons: Radmila Ristovska, Valentina Nejashmikj, Jordan Minov, Zoran Arsovski
09:00 - 09:20 Non – cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFB) -new insight into the “old” disease Zoran Arsovski
09:20 - 09:40 Antibiotic in the treatment of COPD exacerbations Jordan Minov
09:40 - 10:00 Acute respiratory tract infections and antibiotic treatment in patients with COPD in primary care Gjorgji Stanoevski
10:00 - 10:20 Cough in Children Vesna Micevska
10:20 - 10:40 Acute respiratory tract infections and prescribed antibiotics in primary care in patients with asthma - study results Valentina Nejashmikj
10:40 - 11:30 DISCUSSION
11:30 - 11:45 BREAK
 
5th SESSION
11:45 - 14:00
Round table - from research to practice
Chairpersons: Katarina Stavrikj, Radmila Ristovska, Neda Milevska Kostova, Golubinka Boshevska
11:45 - 12:00 Draft National Strategy for the Control of Antimicrobial Resistance 2017-2021 Golubinka Boshevska
12:00 - 12:15 Options and interventions to reduce excessive use of antibiotics - conclusions and recommendations from the satellite workshop Neda Milevska Kostova
12:15 - 13:45 Discussion of draft measures and activities in
the Draft National Strategy for the control of antimicrobial resistance
13:45 - 14:00 Conclusions and final remarks
 
14:00 - 15:00 Closing the symposium and awarding certificates