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Megaloblastic Anaemia & Approach to Macrocytosis

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To discuss the aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnostic approach and management of megaloblastic anaemia from vitamin B12 and folate deficiency. In addition, cover an approach to macrocytosis.

Webinar Title: Megaloblastic anaemia and an approach to macrocytosis


  • Identify the different etiologies of megaloblastic anaemia.
  • Understand the basic pathophysiology of megaloblastic anaemia.
  • Describe the diagnostic approach to evaluating patients with megaloblastic anaemia and macrocytosis.
  • Overview of the management of megaloblastic anaemia
  • Summary of complications of megaloblastic anaemia and education of patients at the primary health care level.

Speaker: Dr Shinny Alimia

Specialist Physician, Clinical Haematology Fellow
Clinical Haematology Fellow, Associate Lecturer
MBBCh (Wits), FCP(SA), MMed (Internal Med)

Currently working as a Specialist physician and sub-specializing in Clinical Haematology (fellow in training) at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Soweto, South Africa. Enjoys nature, the outdoors, hiking and travelling in her spare time.

Facilitator: Elie Badjo

Date: Thursday, 25th of August 2022

Time: 15:00 Central Africa Time (GMT+2 / CAT)

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1