Virtual International Pediatric Pulmonary Network (VIPPN)

The Pediatric Assembly is pleased to announce the next one of the VIPPN clinical case series.


A Case of Severe Asthma: or Are We Missing Something Else?
“When it’s Not TB”


The webinar will be on Thursday, April 6, 2023, from 1:00-2:00 PM EDT

The cases  will be presented by Dr Sanelisiwe Ngaka, MD and Dr Sizakele Mokati,MD from the University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa followed by the discussion by Dr Nondumiso Dlamini, MD from the Department of Radiologist at the University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa.

The session will be moderated by Prof. Refiloe Masekela,MD from University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa.

We use zoom platform which allows real-time discussion online, making this an interactive webinar.

You will need to register for the webinar in order to participate in the VIPPN clinical case series webinar.



We invite your participation for this session and look forward to an insightful discussion.

We welcome your proposals for future interesting cases. Please contact Ozge Yilmaz, Laura Gochicoa-Rangel and Enrico Lombardi with any suggestions/questions.

Ozge Yilmaz, MD
Co-chair International Relations Committee
ATS Assembly on Pediatrics (PEDS)

Laura Gochicoa-Rangel
Co-chair International Relations Committee
ATS Assembly on Pediatrics (PEDS)

Enrico Lombardi
Chair “ATS/SIMRI Collaboration” Interest Group
ATS Assembly on Pediatrics (PEDS)


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