2018 AfHNS Meeting in Accra, Ghana

We are delighted to inform you about the forthcoming 2ND AFRICAN HEAD & NECK SOCIETY ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE in association with the 5th OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY SOCIETY OF GHANA meeting in Accra, Ghana, West Africa. It promises to be most exciting and educative. It is also officially a Joint Meeting with the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (AAOHNS)

  • THEME: Advancing Head and Neck Surgery in Africa
  • SUBTHEMES: Mini-symposiums on
    • Challenges in Managing Thyroid Malignancies
    • Challenges in Managing Salivary Tumours
    • Controversies in the management of head and neck malignancies
  • DATES: May 5th, 6th 2018
  • VENUE: Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, Conference Center, Accra, Ghana
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION
  • Convener: Kenneth Baidoo
  • Additional contact: Anna Konney
  • Submit structured abstracts of 200-250 words for presentations at the conference to Dr Kafui Searyoh kksearyoh@gmail.com cc osoggh@gmail.com before 31st March 2018

PRE-CONFERENCE HEAD & NECK DISSECTION COURSE: 2nd, 3rd May at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra

ULTRASOUND OF HEAD AND NECK COURSE by faculty from American Head and Neck Society: 4th May at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra.

Please save the dates. Let’s make it a great African event.

Kind regards

Kenneth Baidoo and Anna Konney


LETTER OF INVITATION FOR VISA: Anna Konney

ONLINE REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION FEES

Fee includes welcome pack, educational sessions, teas and lunch, Gala dinner

CONFERENCE

  • Until 14th April  (early bird):  $250
  • After 14th April  & onsite (late): $300
  • Accompanying persons: $100
  • Cancellation policy:

HEAD AND NECK DISSECTION COURSE

  • Lectures & dissection (20 slots) $200
  • Lectures only (10 slots) $100

ULTRASOUND OF HEAD & NECK COURSE:

  • 20 participants (of which 10 reserved for AfHNS members)
  • AfHNS members: $20
  • Non-members: $50

BANKING DETAILS

  • ACCOUNT NAME: Otorhinolaryngology Society of Ghana
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER: 1131130014829
  • BANK : GCB Bank Limited
  • ADDRESS: P.O. Box 3852, Accra, Ghana
  • SWIFT CODE GHCBGHAC
  • BRANCH (CODE): Korle bu (040113)

 

ACCOMMODATION

Other than the facilities near Korle Hospital & Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons (conference  venue), all other options listed below are within a 2km radius of the conference venue

Hotel

Location

Single Room

Double Room

Reservations

Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons

54 Indepedence  Ave
(Near Ridge roundabout)

$ 70.00

$90.00

+233 (0)302 231 299
+233 (0)307 003516/7
functions@ohmsghana.com
Alisa Hotel Group

Swiss Spirit

North Ridge

North Ridge

Labone

$180.00

$150.00

$130.00

$210.00

$180.00

$170.00

reservations.alisa@swissspirithotels.com
Indicate Otolaryngology Society or African Head & Neck  Society to enjoy these discounted rates
www.swissspirithotels.com/alisa-accra
Coconut Groove Regency North Ridge

$148.13

$165.00

regencyreservations@coconutgrovehotelsghana.com
+233 (0)307 060 200
www.coconutgrovehotels.com
Central Hotel

Julius Nyerere Rd, Ridge

$115.00

$130.00

info@centralhotels.com.gh
+233(0)307 010 600
www.centralhotels.com.gh
Consir
Executive Lodge

North Ridge

$95.00

$120.00

info@consirlodgegh.com
+233(0)307 084 500
www.consirlodgegh.com
Knust Guest House

OSU

kgh@knust.edu.gh
+233(0)302 250 708
www.knustguesthouse.com
Osada House Home Lodge

Latebiokorshi (Near Korle-Bu Hospital)

osdahouse@gmail.com
+233(0) 302 670 595
www.osdahouse.com
Forte Royale
Latebiokorshie (Near Korle-Bu Hospital)

GHS203.00

GHS230.00

info@forteroyale.net
+233(0) 302 684 324
GRNA Hostel

Korle-Bu

GHS177.00

+233(0) 302 664 305

 

5TH OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY SOCIETY OF GHANA ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE AND 2ND AFRICAN HEAD AND NECK SOCIETY ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE

THEME: ADVANCING HEAD AND NECK SURGERY IN AFRICA

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

FRIDAY 4TH MAY 2018

07:00-08:00 – REGISTRATION
09:00-16:00 – PRE-CONFERENCRE WORKSHOP
18:00-20:00 – AFRICAN HEAD AND NECK SOCIETY AGM

SATURDAY 5TH MAY 2018

07:00-08:00 – REGISTRATION
08:00-08:10 – WELCOME ADDRESS AND INTRODUCTIONS
08:10-08:45 – KEYNOTE ADDRESS

SESSION 1: CHANGING FACE OF HEAD AND NECK SURGERY IN AFRICA

CHAIR:

08:50-09:10 – TALK
09:10-09:30 – TALK
09:30-09:50 – TALK
09:50-10:00 – Q&A
10:00-10:30 – TEA BREAK, EXHIBITION AND POSTERS

SESSION 2

CHAIR

10:30-12:00 – PANEL DISCUSSION

CONTROVERSIES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HEAD AND NECK CANCERS

MODERATOR

PANELLISTS
12:00-12:15 – TALK
12:15-12:30 – TALK
12:30-12:45 – TALK
12:45-13:00 – TALK
13:00-14:00 – LUNCH

SESSION 3

CHAIR

MINI SYMPOSIUM CHALLENGES IN MANAGING THYROID MALIGNANCIES
14:00-14:15 – TALK
14:15-14:30 – TALK
14:30-14:45 – TALK MANAGING COMPLICATIONS OF THYROID SURGERY
14:45-15:00 – TALK-ROLE OF NERVE MONITORING IN THYROID SURGERY

SESSION 4 SALIVARY GLAND TUMOURS

CHAIR

15:00-15:15 – TALK
15:15-15:30 – TALK
15:30-15:45 – TALK
15:45-16:05 – TEA BREAK / EXHIBITION/ POSTERS

SESSION 5 SINO NASAL TUMOURS ANY HOPE?

CHAIR

16:05-16:20 – TALK
16:20-16:35 – TALK
16:35-16:50 – TALK
16:50-17:05 – TALK
18:00 – GALA DINNER

SUNDAY 6TH MAY, 2018

07:00-08:00 – BREAKFAST MEETING (DRUG COMPANY)

SESSION 6 RHINOLOGY, LARYNGOLOGY, FACIO-PLASTIC & HEAD AND NECK

CHAIR

08:15-08:30 – TALK
08:30-08:45 – TALK
08:45-09:00 – TALK
09:00-09:15 – TALK
09:15-09:30 – TALK
09:30-09:45 – TALK
9:45-10:00 – Q & A
10:00-10:30 – TEA BREAK/EXHIBITION/ POSTERS

SESSION 7 AUDIOLOGY /SLT (?MED EL MINI SYMPOSIUM)

CHAIR
10:30-10:45 – TALK
10:45-11:00 – TALK
11:00-11:15 – TALK
11:15-11:30 – TALK
11:30-11:45 – Q&A

SESSION 8 PANEL DISCUSSION

CHAIR
11:45-12:00 – TALK
12:00-12:15 – TALK
12:15-12:30 – TALK
12:30-12:45 – TALK
12:45-13:00 – TALK
13:00-14:00 – LUNCH

SESSION 9 FREE PAPERS (RESIDENTS)

CHAIR
14:00-16:00

17:00 – CLOSING CEREMONY