48th MEMA: First Global Conflict Medicine Congress

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Issam Fares Lecture Hall

Vascular and Endovascular Management of Major Arterial Injuries – Dr. Jamal J. Hoballah
The Sniper Femoral Syndrome Effects on Palestinian Civilians: A Retrospective Study – Dr. Haitham Al Hassan
Management of war liver injuries: The American University of Beirut Medical Center Experience – Dr. Mohamad Khalifeh
Abdominal Wall Reconstruction – Dr. Ari Leppäniemi
Limb Salvage Surgery – Dr. Said Saghieh
Prosthetic Management – Mr. Didier Cooreman
Peripheral Nerve Injuries – Dr. Joseph Bakhash
Keynote 3: Current Rehabilitation Approaches to Traumatic Brain Injury – Dr. Ibolja Cernak
Humanitarian Partnership in Complex Protracted Crisis Situation: A New Response Model – Dr. Firass Abiad
Providing Level III Surgical Care in a Tent: Lessons learnt from Afghanistan and Iraq – Dr. Khaldoon Haddadin
Management of Periocular Injuries – Dr. Riad Maluf
Keynote 4: Reconstruction of Craniofacial Injuries – Dr. Enrique Steiger
Management of Injuries to the Central Nervous System – Dr. Ghassan Skaff
Urogenital & Perineal Reconstruction – Dr. Rami Nasr
Microsurgical Reconstruction of the War Injured Patient – Dr. Amir Ibrahim

Hisham Jaroudi Auditorium 

Keynote 1: Impact of war on Women – Dr. Jennifer Leaning
Structural Violence and Access to PHC – Dr. Josyann Abisaab
Seeking Healthcare in War Zones – Dr. Hyam Bashour
Development and Validation of the Assessment Screen to Identify Survivors Toolkit for Gender-Based Violence – Dr. Alexander Vu
Child Outcomes in Crisis Zones: Experience of the Tertiary Care Center in Lebanon – Dr. Rabih Chahine
Clinical Challenges to Women’s Health in Conflict Zones – Dr. Alison Fiander
Conclusions: Reflections on Women’s Health in Conflict – Dr. Jennifer Leaning
Keynote 1: Trauma, War and Violence: Public Mental Health in Sociocultural Context – Dr. Joop de Jong
Lessons from the July 2006 War: Developing Networks and Trauma Research – Dr. Laila F. Farhood
The Psychological Burden on Child Soldiers – Dr. Joop de Jong
Caring for Traumatized Children During the Lebanese Wars – Dr. Myrna Ghannaje
Keynote 2: Chronic Stress Induced Resilience Decline and Potential Treatment Options – Dr. Ibolja Cernak
Experience from the Field: The Syrian Telemental Health Network (STMH)– Dr. Andres Barkil-Oteo
Military Psychiatry: The Challenges of Treating Combatants– Dr. Joseph El-Khoury
Drugs and War: A Historical Perspective- Dr. Farid Talih
Challenges in the Diagnostic Classification of Trauma, DSM V & Proposed ICD-11 – Dr. Brigitte Khoury

Ismail Khalil Auditorium

Variance and Scope of Disruption in Delivery of Renal Care– Dr. Mohamed Sekkarie
Limitations and Options for Renal Care Under Suboptimal Circumstances– Dr. Rania Derani
Changes and Adaptations for Renal Care in Long Term Conflicts– Dr. Ali Al Saedi
Renal Care for Displaced Patients in Host Countries – Dr. Rumeyza Kazanicioglu
Renal Care for Displaced Patients – Dr. Ali Abu Alfa
Innovations and Creative Solutions in Limited Resource Settings – Dr. Lina Murad
Support for renal care by NGOs – Dr. Nabil Karah
Role and Advocacy of Professional Renal Societies – Dr. Fredric Finkelstein

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