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Honorary President

Prof. Fadia Mahmoud

Prof. Zeinab Salah

Vice – President

Prof. Sonia El Saiedi

Prof. Mario Carminati

General secretary

Prof. Amal El Sisi

General Coordinator

Prof. Magdy Moustafa

Division overview:

The Pediatric Cardiology Division, Cairo University Specialized Pediatric Hospital is the largest such facility in Egypt; it has been in operation for over 70 years. The Echocardiography lab was inaugurated in 1982 and the cardiac catheterization lab in 1990. Pediatric Cardiology Division is currently the largest tertiary referral center in Egypt that serves a staggering number of infants and children from all Egyptian governorates and from neighbouring Arab and African countries. The main points of strengths are the presence of the most highly qualified staff members in pediatric cardiology in the Egypt (30 staff members) and the high standard of service for the highest flow of critically ill referred patients with congenital and acquired heart diseases (300 cases/year). The Division of Pediatric Cardiology offers a variety of diagnostic services and therapeutic programs to its patients and families. Diagnostic services include Echocardiography, Cardiac Catheterization, Heart Rhythm assessment. Our therapeutic services include interventional catheterization, Radio-ablation procedures, as well as a variety of medication regimens to manage heart disease and its complications. Cardiology physicians, nurses and social workers provide services to all inpatients with cardiac problems on the ward as well as acute care to pre- and post-operative patients in the intensive care units.

In 2019, Pediatric Cardiology Division, Cairo University was nominated a center of excellence from Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF), ID 5288.

Collaborations with other organizations:

The cooperation between different institutions for the exchange of staff members for implementation of the following activities:  Joint workshops and training programs, joint research and development projects and joint education programs.

The international collaboration with many pediatric cardiology centers abroad such as Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy and Heart Center in Cologne, Germany  and Pediatric Cardiology Department in Padua University, Italy was established.

The 6th international congress of pediatric cardiology unit, Cairo university

A pre-congress workshop will be held on 11th -12th of October 2021 at Cairo University Specialized Pediatric Hospital and The Main Conference will be held on 13th -14th of October 2021, Cairo, Egypt which is organized by Cairo University. All the events will be moderated by Prof. Mario Carminati, Director of Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiology, IRCCS Polyclinico San Donato-Milan-Italy.

This event will bring together around 600 pediatric cardiologists, pediatricians and neonatologists from all feature lectures, interactive sessions and live in a box cases by experts in the field of pediatric cardiology.it will also have late-breaking research updates and networking opportunities with global pediatric cardiovascular experts.

The organizing committee has members with last experience in organizing academic conferences.