welcome Message

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the first International Pediatric Nephrology Association Teaching Course on the 21 st and 22nd of April 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon.

During the past two decades, we have had the privilege to organize more than 6 important scientific meetings on Pediatric Nephrology in Beirut. Many eminent international speakers conducted these meetings, including the past and actual General Secretary of the IPNA Prof Salusky and Prof Cochat.

This year, we have invited 12 International Speakers from Europe, USA and the Arab countries, to shape this important scientific meeting. The program will cover the subjects involving Pediatric Nephrology, but also a number of General and Adult Nephrology topics, as it is our goal to have all Nephrologists participate to the event.

The speakers are specialists in their respective fields and will be taking a practical and clinical approach to all the subjects. The teaching course will also feature the use of Live Streaming, which will enable us to cast the presentations online in real-time. Despite the political tensions and regional instability, Beirut remains one of the safest cities in the Middle East and offers great entertainment, combining a magnificent array of cultural sites, museums, restaurants and nightlife.

Within a short distance from Beirut, you will also be able visit fantastic touristic sites such as the Beirut Museum, Jeita Grotto, the Jounieh Bay and Harissa, Faraya, Laklouk, Cedars of Lebanon, Baalbek, Tyr and Byblos.

It is a privilege to have been entrusted with working on the IPNA teaching course in Beirut and the organizing committee is very excited to put together this collaborative event using Live Streaming technology, and will work intensively to ensure a great scientific event associated with unparalleled entertainment.

Chebl Mourani | Cordinator of the Teaching Course

International Speakers


  • Saadé Abboud

  • Saad Abou Hamine

  • Walid Abou Jaoudé

  • Hilal Abou Zeinab

  • Georges Aftimos

  • Rachad Alamedine

  • Mabelle Aoun

  • Sola Aoun

  • Hiba Azar

  • Antoine Barbari

  • Nabil Bassil

  • Chadia Beaini

  • Adel Berbari

  • Dania Chelala

  • Zuheir El Imad

  • Fatina Fadel

  • Najat Fares

  • Serge Fenianos

  • Elias Gemayel

  • Ramy Ghabril

  • Berth Hachem

  • Valérie Hage

  • Anwar Hatoum

  • Siba Kallab

  • Sabine Karam

  • Hussein Karnib

  • José Khabout

  • Caroline Mahfoud

  • Samir Mallat

  • Ibtissam Mousallem

  • Elie Najjar

  • Edgard Nasr

  • Sana Shaker

  • Boshra Zeineddine



You can download the full program here.

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