09:00                  Registration

Saturday, 13th November 2021

(10:00-11:00)

OPENING CEREMONY

10:00-10:15     Welcome Speech

                            Minister of Health and Population

10:15-10:30     Welcome Speech

                            Prof. Dr. Alaa Eid

                            Head of preventive sector

10:30-11:00     Welcome Speech

                            Prof. Dr. Nancy Elguindy

                            Head of Central Public Health Laboratories

Saturday, 13th November 2021

(11:00-12:30) Session I

IMPACT OF PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Chairpersons in alphabetical order:        

Prof. Dr. Mamdouh Elbahnasawy

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Hassany

Prof. Dr. Nancy Elguindy

Prof. Dr. Sahar Kamal Eldin Hussein

11:00-11:20     The Full Bubble Approach as the protective measure against COVID-19 during the 27th Men’s Handball World Championship

                            Dr. Hesham Magdy (MOH)

11:20-11:40     The Impact of COVID-19 laboratory testing in Hand ball world cup championship (EGYPT – 2021)

                            Dr. Mohamed Abdullah (CPHL)

11:40-12:00     The Economic Evaluation of Vaccination against COVID-19

                            Dr. Islam Anan (ACCSIGHT)

12:00-12:10     Discussion & questions

12:10-12:30     HVD PRESENTATION

12:30-13:00     Coffee break

Saturday, 13th November 2021

(13:00-14:40) Session II

UPDATE IN COVID-19

Chairpersons in alphabetical order:

Prof. Dr. Aya Nasif

Prof. Dr. Ghada Ismaeel

Prof. Dr. Noha Asem

Prof. Dr. Reem Farid Jan

13:00-13:20     Identification of a novel SARS COV2 variant in samples collected from Egypt, March – May 2021.

                            Dr. Amel Naguib (CPHL)

13:20-13:40     Comparative immunogenicity of ChAdOx1 nCOV-19 and inactivated vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 lineages co-circulating in Egypt

                            Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Aly (NRC)

13:40-14:00     EGYVIR: An immunomodulatory herbal extract with potent antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2

                            Dr. Wael Hamed (CPHL)

14:00-14:10     Discussion & questions

14:10-14:40     Roche PRESENTATION

Saturday, 13th November 2021

(14:40-16:10) Session III

FOOD SAFETY

Chairpersons in alphabetical order:

Prof. Dr. Aida Allam

Dr. Hanaa Abu Elsoud

Prof. Dr. Maysa Hamza

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdelrazik Elnawawy

14:40-15:00     Food Laboratories and Food Safety

                            Prof. Dr. Hussein Mansour (NFSA)

15:00-15:20     Safer food for a healthier life.

                            Dr. Marwa Soliman (CPHL)

                            Dr. Maha Muawad (CPHL)

15:20-15:40     Detection and Analysis of food additives and illegal dyes in food and their potential health effect

                            Dr. Menna Ragab (CPHL)

15:40-15:50     Discussion & questions

15:50-16:10     Abbott PRESENTATION

16:10                  Lunch

Sunday, 14th November 2021

(10:00-11:30) Session IV

CLINICAL UPDATES AND PROGNOSIS

Chairpersons in alphabetical order:

Prof. Dr. Hosam Hosny

Major Dr. Raafat Zaher

Prof. Dr. Sahar Khairat

Prof. Dr. Shereen Mahmoud

10:00-10:20     COVID vaccines: state of play and future hurdles.

                            Dr. Noha Shahin (Cairo University)

10:20-10:40     Newborn Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism and Phenylketonuria in Egypt – A 3 Years Epidemiological Study

                            Dr. Heba Khafagy (CPHL)

10:40-11:00     Pathogenic E.coli causing gastroenteritis in healthy Egyptian travelers & food handlers, March – September /2021

                            Dr. Sally Wagdy (CPHL)

11:00-11:10     Discussion & questions

11:10-11:30     Clinilab PRESENTATION

Sunday, 14th November 2021

(11:30-13:00) Session V

QUALITY MEASURES AND LABORATORY DEVELOPMENT

Chairpersons in alphabetical order:

Prof. Dr. Amel Elsayed

Prof. Dr. Azza Sadik

Prof. Dr. Ihab Kamal

Dr. Nagwa Fathy Mohamed

11:30-11:50     Recommended Standards for Modern Tuberculosis Laboratory Services

                            Dr. Azza Hegazy (CPHL)

11:50-12:10     Value stream mapping (VSM) as a Lean management tool in laboratories

                            Dr. Mohamed Abdelsalam (CPHL)

12:10-12:30     Quality control in low budget laboratories – pooled serum and retained patient samples as alternative QC material

                            Dr. Safinaz Ghareeb (CPHL)

12:30-12:40     Discussion & questions

12:40-13:00     HVD PRESENTATION

13:00-13:30     Coffee break

Sunday, 14th November 2021

(13:30-15:20) Session VI

FOOD AND WATER CONTAMINATION

Chairpersons in alphabetical order:        

Prof. Dr. Dalal Mounir Elsayed Ahmed

Dr. Eman Abbas

Prof. Dr. Shaden Muawiya

13:30-13:50     Detection of Escherichia coli in frozen meat, liver, heart and kidney imported into Egypt.

                            Dr. Abeer Abdel Aziz (CPHL)

13:50-14:10     DETECTION OF PLASMID MEDIATED COLISTIN RESISTANCE mcr-1 GENE IN ESBL PRODUCING ESCHERICHIA COLI ISOLATED FROM RAW MILK HARD CHEESE IN EGYPT

                            Dr. Rabea Elhosainy (Sadat University)

14:10-14:30     The impact of treated water analysis on sustainability challenges of water resources and public health in Egypt

                            Dr. Marwa Hamed (CPHL)

14:30-14:50     Bioremediation of Some Chemical Pollutants from Wastewater Treatment

                            Dr. Mohamed Abdelmenem (CPHL)

14:50-15:00     Discussion & questions

15:00-15:20     Siemens PRESENTATION

Sunday, 14th November 2021

(15:20-16:20) Session VII

THE EGYPTIAN NATIONAL ACCREDITATION

Chairpersons in alphabetical order:        

Prof. Dr. Dina Elshinnawy

Dr. Dina Ramadan

Prof. Dr. Hala Hafez

Prof. Dr. Soheir Abdelrahman

15:20-15:30     Bridging the gap between National Egyptian Accreditation standards and different international standards

                            Dr. Solaf Kamal

15:30-15:50     Proficiency testing and inter laboratory comparison corner stone in accreditation journey

                            Dr. Rania Elsharkawy

15:50-16:05     Tips and Tricks in National Egyptian accreditation standards: from where we start

                            Dr. Mohamed Basiony

16:05-16:20     You ask, and we answer

                            Dr. Mona Abdelkader

                            Dr. May Soliman

                            Dr. Ghada Ziad

                            Dr. Walaa Kandeel

Sunday, 14th November 2021

(16:20-17:40) Session VIII

DRUGS TESTING AND DRUG ABUSE

Chairpersons in alphabetical order:        

Dr. Ahmed Safwat

Prof. Dr. Magdy Elbordiny

Prof. Dr. Sahar Abdelaty

16:20-16:40     New Psychoactive Substances

                            Dr. Inas Elgaafarawy

16:40-17:00     Differences between results for both preliminary & Definitive Drug Testing

                            Dr. Diana Isaac Ramzy (CPHL)

17:00-17:20     Why It’s Important to Have Egyptians’ Guide Lines For drugs of abuse Inspection

                            Dr. Nibal Badr (CPHL)

17:20-17:30     Discussion

17:30-17:40     CLOSING REMARKS

17:40                  Lunch