On December 20, 2022 for medical workers at the inpatient and outpatient levels of the Abay region an online seminar on the topic: “Influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections in children” was held.
Since October 1 of this year, a seasonal rise in the incidence of influenza and SARS has been observed in the republic. According to the sanitary service of the Republic of Kazakhstan, more than 2 million 100 thousand cases of acute respiratory viral infections have been registered. Of these, children under 14 years old – 1 million 370 thousand (https://www.nur.kz/health/medical-conditions/2002825-v-kazahstane-bolee-1-mln-detey-zaboleli-grippom/)
The number of calls and appeals with influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections among children and in the Abay region has increased. Under the guidance of the head of the Department of Children’s Infectious Diseases of the SMU,NCJSC, the chief freelance pediatric infectious disease specialist of the Abay region, Ph.D. Efendieva I.M. This seminar was organized with the support of the health department of the Abay region.
Efendiev Imdat Musaevich made an introductory speech, who focused the attention of the participants on the relevance of the problem, the clinical and epidemiological features of SARS and influenza in children. The report “Etiology, classification and clinic of influenza and ARVI in children” was made by an assistant of the Department of Children’s Infectious Diseases, Ph.D. Mansurova A.A. The speaker detailed criteria for the severity of influenza and other acute respiratory infections in children, as well as clinical criteria for diagnosing complications. According to the plan of the seminar, the assistant of the Department of Children’s Infectious Diseases Dalelkanova T.D. continued her speech with a presentation “Differential diagnosis, laboratory examination, therapy and prevention of influenza and SARS in children.”
Efendiev Imdat Musaevich summed up the results of the seminar, he presented to medical workers the route of hospitalization of children with influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections in medical institutions of the city of Semey, developed by him together with the health care facility of the Abay region.
The organizers of the seminar at the end received feedback and answered questions from the participants. A total of 61 participants took part in the seminar.
Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases