Virtual Ketogenic Dietary Therapies Workshop for Africa

10 February 2024,  07:00 - 12:00 Coordinated Universal Time

Replay Webinar

Topics & Speakers

  • Introduction to the session - Pauline Samia
  • Introduction and mechanisms of action - Nfwama Kawatu
  • Types of Ketogenic Dietary Therapies (KDT): Which, when and in whom - Pauline Samia
  • What are the benefits of KDT, even beyond seizure control? - Janak Nathan
  • KDT in South Africa: Tips and tricks - Kath Megaw
  • Starting MAD and follow up: Tips and tricks from Nairobi - Valentine Kwadha
  • Managing side effects of Ketogenic diet - Allan Ade
  • Success stories from Africa - Theresa Njovu and Stacey Tarrant
  • Practical implementation: Case study - Kath Megaw
  • The future of KDT in low resource areas - Anita Devlin
  • Closing remarks - Kath Megaw

OrganizerILAE Dietary Treatments Task Force of the Medical Therapies Commission