The Canadian Haemoglobinopathy Association (CanHaem) is proud to announce that the 7th annual Canadian Haemoglobinopathy Conference and General Assembly Meeting will be held ONLINE on Saturday October 24th, 2020. This meeting will bring together healthcare providers from across Canada to educate and discuss advances on the treatment of heamoglobinopathies.
This year's conference theme :
Haemoglobinopathy update in 2020: Facing the storm together
Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, medical and nursing students, physician assistants, social workers and other allied health practitioners involved in the care of patients with sickle cell disease, thalassemia and associated iron overload.
Yves Pastore | Hematologist and oncologist, CHU Sainte-Justine
Stéphanie Forté | Hematologist and oncologist, CHUM
Nathalie Fournier | Nurse, Hemoglobinopathies program, CHU Sainte-Justine
Evelyne D.-Trottier | Pediatricain, Urgentist | CHU Sainte-Justine
The schedule is as follows according to the province:
Pacifique (PST): 9 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. | AGM : 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Montain (MST): 10 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. | AGM : 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Central (CST): 11 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. | AGM : 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Eastern (EST) : Noon to 4:50 p.m. | AGM : 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Atlantic (AST) : 1 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. | AGM : 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT - DEADLINE OCTOBER 4th, 2020 :
The program will include a scientific virtual poster session where the latest findings and research in Canada will be shared. We invite all health care professionals to share their research experience by submitting an abstract.
>> CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT or click on the Submission tab.
>> CLICK HERE FOR THE DETAILED SCHEDULE or click on the Program tab.
REGISTER ONLINE > > > click on the Registration tab
|REGISTRATION FEES||Early Bird on/before
October 10th, 2020
October 10th, 2020
|Physicians||70 $||80 $|
|Other Healthcare Professionals||50 $||60 $|
|Residents | Students||30 $||40 $|
|Public | Non-Healthcare||70 $||80 $|
In case of cancellation, the following fees will be applied:
Information about the webcast will be sent to you a few days before the event.
Required equipment: computer or tablet with an Internet connection
Utilization of blood resources in a crisis: approach of blood bank
CanHaem recommendations in case of blood shortage
Impact of COVID19 on teenagers
Sickle cardiomyopathy and aging
Beliefs, perceptions and their impact on therapeutic adherence
Transition from pediatric to adult care: the SickKids-UHN experience