- Mona El Falaki is a Professor of Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology and is the head of the Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology unit, Department of Pediatrics, Cairo University Hospital since 2005
- Head of the pediatric department since September 2019.
-She had a pre-doctoral training in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital in Berlin, Germany in 1979 and in Erlangen-Nurnberg University in 1980 in Germany
-.She conducted post-doctoral training on pediatric allergy and pulmonology and infant lung function in Germany (Berlin 1999, Freiburg 2002, Munich 2005).
-She is the initiator and organizer of the following services in the Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology Unit, Cairo University.
-The Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology Unit at the Cairo University is now a well-recognized center of excellence both nationally and internationally for its clinical and technical expertise, international publications, educational and training activities and for contributing regularly in national and international scientific meetings.
-Prof. El Falaki participated in several National Health Projects to raise awareness of pediatric respiratory problems in Egypt, in particular bronchial asthma, including the Conjoint Egyptian American Project titled “Bronchial Asthma in Egyptian Children- a clinical, environmental and immunological study”. This project was completed under the patronage of the Foreign Relation Co-ordination Unit-FRCU and the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities. She was also involved in the Egyptian National Asthma Control Program (NACP) in cooperation with “The Regional Office of WHO”.
- She shared in writing “The Asthmatic Child - The Egyptian Guidelines” in cooperation with the Egyptian Society of Pediatrics as part of the NACP.
- Prof. El Falaki is an active participant in the Continuous Medical Education Programs on Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology held under supervision of the Egyptian Medical Syndicate in different locations in Egypt and in The National Training Center under supervision of the Egyptian ministry of health.
-Her main research fields and current interests involve, among others, pediatric asthma, particularly early life wheezing, Cystic Fibrosis with special relevance to Egyptian phenotypes and genetic background, effect of neonatal pulmonary disorders on infant lung functions and esophageal ph and impedance in infants with GERD and failure to thrive.
-She is a member is of the GINA (Global Initiative of Asthma) and GINA Mediterranean assemblies, a former executive board member in the Arab Pediatric Pulmonary Association (APPA) and a board member of the Egyptian Society of Allergy and Immunology (ESAI). She is also a member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), the European Respiratory Society (ERS), the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology (ESPAI), and the American Thoracic Society (ATS). She is an invited guest speaker in leading national, regional and international advisory board meetings and conferences.
Prof. Hala Hamdy
Prof. Hala Hamdy
Hala Hamdi , MD is a graduate of faculty of medicine - Cairo University where she also attended her undergraduate studies and her residency periods in pediatric department
She acquired her medical degree in 1996 , when participated in the national program of neonatal screening.
She joined pediatric allergy and pulmonology unit- Cairo university since 1997 , her main research fields involve pediatric asthma , pneumonias and interstitial lung diseases , and she is now the head of this unit since September 2019
She is participating in the National Egyptian Guidelines for bronchial asthma and for bronchiolitis
She is a member of European Respiratory Society ( ERS) ,Egyptian Society of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis , Egyptian Society of Allergy , Pulmonology and Nutrition in pediatrics , and Egyptian Pediatric Association
Welcome Message to the 2nd Egyptian Pediatric Respiratory Society Conference
On behalf of the “Egyptian Pediatric Respiratory Society (EPRS)” and the organizing committee I have the honor to invite you to the 2nd conference of the Society held from 4th – 5th March 2021, in Sheraton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt.
The theme of the conference is “Shaping the future of pediatric respiratory medicine”.
The conference program is set to deliver the best advances in both science and education with a special focus on general practitioners, pediatricians, and family physicians who represent the initial step in the chain of care of children with respiratory health problems. The conference will address as well the breakthrough advancements in pediatric respiratory medicine (PRM) to meet the expectations of experts in the field.
Meeting and interacting with friends and colleagues is an important component of the Conference.
Alongside the program, the conference will provide the perfect opportunity for our members and other delegates to network with peers from across the country. Knowledge is deepened when it is shared and by meeting together, discussing experiences, and debating varying approaches to key topics, we can work towards a better future of pediatric respiratory health.
I’d like to thank each of you for attending our 2nd “Egyptian Pediatric Respiratory Society (EPRS), 2021 conference and for bringing your expertise to our gathering. You have the vision, the knowledge, and the experience to help us pave our way into the future.
As we all know that any conference is not successful without the participation of individuals, we will strongly urge you to send a research abstract and make a plan to attend the conference.
Mark your calendar and join us from the 4th – 5th March 2021, in Sheraton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt.
Our Society and Conference could not exist without the generous and unrestricted support from all our partners and sponsors. We thank them immensely.
Throughout this conference, we ask you to stay engaged, keep us proactive, and help us shape the future of the profession of pediatric respiratory medicine.
The Organizing Committee looks forward to seeing you around.
Best regards, Mona El Falaki
About The EPRS
The “Egyptian Pediatric Respiratory Society (EPRS)” is a multidisciplinary society entirely devoted to pediatric and adolescent respiratory medicine. As a professional society we are dedicated to...
Why do we need pediatric respiratory societies and conferences in Egypt?
countries are experiencing greater impacts and have less capacity to adapt in the future.
According to the WHO children living in developing countries suffer a double or even triple burden of disease. This refers to exposures, morbidity and mortality from diseases associated....
To improve the care of children with respiratory diseases through the dissemination of scientific information and recommendation of desirable standards and guidelines relevant to the specialty to pediatric practitioners and health care providers involved in the care of these children.
Exchanging new scientific information in pediatric respiratory disease through regional, national and international scientific meetings.
To provide a platform for communicating ideas and information between different agencies and organizations concerned with respiratory health of children and the training of physicians and other health care providers to equip them to be our next generation of leaders in this specialty.
To provide a platform for communicating ideas and information between different agencies and organizations concerned with respiratory health of children and the training of physicians and other health care providers to equip them to be our next generation of leaders in this specialty...