Asia-Pacific Geriatric Network

"Sharing Best Practices in Geriatric Care
in the
Asia-Pacific Region"
Cebu CITY
January  19-21  2011
Venue:
Marco Polo Plaza

Link to Cebu Asia Pacific Photo Gallery
Philippine Society of Geriatric Medicine
Overall Chair: Dr. Shelley de la Vega

International Scientific Committee:

Joel Eleazar, Philippines - Scientific Chair
Edward M F Leung, Hong Kong
Czeresna Heriawan Soejono, Indonesia
Catherine Yelland, New Zealand and Australia
Leon Flicker, Australia
Philip Poi, Malaysia
Leo Jiloca, Philippines - Assistant Chair

Research Papers and Posters Committee:
Dr Inocencio Alejandro
Lydia Manahan, RN

Secretariat:
International:
Dr. Marc Evans Abat
Dr. Priscilla Diaz - Sanchez       
National          
Dr. Teresa C. Ramirez
Dr. Lou Prudente
Dr. Deana Santos - Ringor
Dr. Medylyn Balatbat
Ms. Mailynne Guevarra

National Membership Coordinator:  
Dr. Doris Camagay

Regional Coordinators
Luzon           
    
Dr. Patricia Malabanan
Dr. Florosita Reyes
Dr. Mary Ann Tomeldan
Sr. Theophile Salcedo
Visayas           
Dr. Grace Jardeleza
Dr. Ma. Lourdes S. Prudente
Dr. Mae Bodo-Bernabe
                           
Mindanao    
   
Dr. Eva Arnas- Angel
Dr. Delma Catherine Usman

Invitations & Publications, Book of Abstracts:
Dr. Marc Evans Abat
Dr. Maurice Sañosa

Documentation:
Dr. Julienne Ereño
Dr. Jardeleza - Fernandez
Dr. Naomi Oh

Socials and Special Events:
Dr. Earleen Seño - Ong
Dr. Eva  Aranas - Angel
Dr. Rosary Amane
Dr. Noel Ponce
Dr. Margarita Atienza

Physical Exhibits:
Dr. Noel Ponce
Dr. Gerard Abonado
Scientific Program
On July 5 2009, members and officers of various Asia Pacific
Asia-Pacific Geriatric Network. Represented were geriatric
medicine specialists from the Philippine Society of Geriatric
Medicine, The Australia and New Zealand Geriatric Society,
The HongKong Geriatric Society, Malaysia Geriatric Society,
Indonesia Geriatric Society. Also represented were teaching
and research centers such as the University of the Philippines
National Institutes of Health, University of Western Australia,
University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur, National Taiwan University
Hospital and National Health Research Institute of Taiwan.
The group agreed to actively participate and contribute in the
success of the Cebu 2011 scientific program, to be hosted by
the Philippine Society of Geriatric Medicine.
Inocencio P. Alejandro MD (UnivStTomas/StLukesQC)
Doris Maribel Camagay MD (UnivPhil-PGH/HHC)
Shelley de la Vega MD (UnivPhil-PGH/Medical City)
Manuel Delmoro MD ( StLukesMC)
Belen Lardizabal-Dofitas (Univ Phil-PGH)
Mary Jean Villareal Guno MD (HHC/Medical City)
Mayleen Lim Chiu-Layco MD (Cebu)
Lydia Manahan RN (Univ Philippines College of Nursing)
Eduardo Rommel Poblete MD (StLukesQC)
Noel Ponce MD (Cebu Doctors)
Albert Rafanan MD (Cebu)
Miguel Ramos MD (StLukesQC)
Antonio Rebosa MD (StLukesQC)
Mediadora Saniel MD (Medical City)
Deana Santos-Ringor MD (StLukesQC/Manila Doctors)
Marian Suarez MD (StLukesGC/Makati Medical)
Maria Cecilia Tan MD (Makati Medical)

Asia Pacific:
Leon Flicker  MD (University of Perth – Australia)
David Itokazu MD (Okinawa Longevity Center- Japan)
Yau Weng Keong MD (Malaysia)
Edward Leung  MD (Univ Hong Kong)
Bernard Kong (HongKong Geriatrics Society)
Philip Poi MD (Univ Malaya Medical Center- Malaysia)
Kong Tak Kwan MD (Princess Margaret Hospital- HongKong)
Catherine Yelland MD (Prince Charles Hospital – Australia/New Zealand)
Suraya Yusoff MD (Malaysia)
2011
INTERNATIONAL
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
FALL ASSESSMENT AND REHABILITATION
LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM 1
BREAK OUT SESSIONS
PRACTICE GUIDELINES – PANEL
  • Hypertension, Geriatric Oncology,
  • Knee Osteoarthritis, Falls, Fever in LTC,
  • Palliative Care
ETHICS AND LAW IN GERIATRIC  CARE – PANEL
  • Estate Planning,
  • Ethics in Dementia Care,
  • Elder Abuse

DINNER SYMPOSIUM AND FELLOWSHIP NIGHT

DAY 2
PASSION FOR GERIATRIC HEALTH
DEATH AND DYING
PREVENTIVE GERIATRICS
DERMATOLOGIC PROBLEMS IN HOSPITALIZED ELDERLY
INCONTINENCE CARE
SLEEP DISORDERS
POSTER PRESENTATION 1 and 2
LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM 2
BREAK OUT SESSIONS
  • PSYCHOGERIATRICS WORKSHOP:
  •        PROBLEM BEHAVIOURS IN THE AGED
  • GERIATRIC CARE IN THE ASEAN REGION
  • BUILDING A NURSING HOME

DAY 3
DEMENTIA
SECRETS TO LONGEVITY
ORAL PAPER PRESENTATION
LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM 3: NUTRITION
CLOSING CEREMONY