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Childhood Cancer

September 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Dr S. P. Yadav

Dr Yadav is currently working as the Director of Pediatric Hemato Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant at Medanta Hospital Gurugram India. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University College of Medical Sciences. He has a Diploma in Child Health from Maulana Azad Medical College, D.N.B (Pediatrics) from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi. Fellow in Pediatric Hemato-Oncology, Royal Alexander Hospital for Children, Westmead Australia

His clinical focus is primarily Pediatric Leukemia and Bone Marrow transplantation. He has a goal to make BMT available and affordable to all those who need it. With a rich experience of more than 24 years he has performed over 400 blood & marrow transplants including 50 unrelated donor/cord transplant and 50 Haplo identical bone marrow transplants.

Dr Yadav is an accomplished editor on Oncopedia, and has worked on the editorial front for cure4kids, St. Jude’s Hospital USA, he has also been endowed with ANZCCSG scholarship and he presented a paper during SIOP meeting in Brisbane. He successfully worked as the national co-coordinator on National Training Program in Practical Pediatric Hematology (NTPPPH), and as a secretary for Organ Transplant Group, Indian Academy of Pediatrics. He was awarded with the prestigious Dr CK Bhalla Award in the year 2002

His areas of interest include pediatric leukemia, pediatric blood disorders, pediatric oncology, and blood & marrow transplantation.

Dr Yadav is a member of:

·       American Society of Hematology (ASH)
·       American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
·       International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP)
·       Pediatric Hemato-Oncology (PHO)
·       Chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)

Dr Yadav has published widely in national and international journals.

Dr Deborah Omeddo
Dr. Deborah Omeddo is a Paediatric Haematologist and Oncologist working in Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital.

She holds a Master’s in Paediatrics and Child Health from the University of Nairobi. She did her fellowship training at Makerere University.

Dr Omeddo strives to provide quality health services to children living with cancer and blood diseases. Her vision is that all children in Kenya will have access to quality healthcare services regardless of location and socio-economic status.

Moderator: Dr Irene Nzamu

Dr Irene Nzamu is a Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist and Head, Pediatric Hemato Oncology Unit, Kenyatta National Hospital.

She completed her undergraduate training (MBChB) and postgraduate training (M.MED) at University of Nairobi. She did her Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Makerere University in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine & Global HOPE Texas Children’s Hospital.

Dr Nzamu is passionate about offering evidence based, affordable care for children with cancer & blood diseases in our resource limited settings.

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September 8, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm