Workshop

Workshop on Birth Defects

Precongress Workshop “ Birth Defects” 12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics 2017 (Nov 8, 2017) Ballroom 3

Time Program Presenter
08.00 – 09.00 hr Registration
09.00 – 09.05 hr Welcome Remark Pornswan Wasant, Chair Organizing Committee APCHG 2017
09.05 – 09.45 hr Educational Lecture: The usefulness of the new Genetics in understanding Birth Defects Professor Emeritus
Judith Hall (Canada)
09.45 – 10.15 hr Evidence Supporting mandatory flour fortification with Folic acid Helena Pachon (USA)
10.15 – 10.45 hr Coffee Break/Booth visit
10.45 – 12.00 hr Birth defects Program – Country Report *
  • MK Thong (Malaysia)
    “Birth Defects: Do We Make Our Children Suffer?”
  • Brian Chung, (Hong Kong China)
    Training of Clinical Geneticists in Asia -- an important strategy to improve the care of families with birth defects
  • DamayantiSjarif, (Indonesia)
    Birth defects in Indonesia : Optimizing the system for diagnostic evaluation and management of rare birth defect in Indonesia
  • Vu Chi Dung, (Vietnam)
    Prenatal and posnatal screening & diagnosis of birth defects in Vietnam
  • Eva Maria Cutiongo, (Philippines)
    Birth Defects and Genetic Services in the Philippines
(Each speaker: presentation 12 min + question/comment 3 min)
12.00 – 13.00 hr Luncheon Symposium
  1. Bandit Sornpaisal “ThaiHealth”
  2. Pornswan Wasant “Thailand National Plan for Prevention & Care of Birth Defects”
THAIHEALTH
13.00 – 13.30 hr “Thailand Country Action Plan on Birth Defects” Siraporn Swasdivorn
(MOPH)
13.30 – 14.00 hr Birth defects Program – Country Report *
  • Firoza Begum, (Bangladesh)
    Birth Defects in Bangladesh
  • Achara Sathienkijkanchai (Thailand)
    Provision of medical genetic services in Thailand-Siriraj experience
(Each speaker: presentation 12 min + question/comment 3 min)
14.00 – 14.30 hr Coffee Break/Booth visit
14.30 – 15.00 hr “Disabilities, Sufferings and Human Dignity” Stephen Lam
Hong Kong (China)
15.00 – 16.00 hr Panel Discussion:
Drs.Judith Hall, Helena Pachon, Stephen Lam
Moderators:
Drs.SirapornSwasdivorn, Achara Sathienkijkanchai