The Renal Association presents an exciting two day conference on cardiovascular and kidney diseases, diabetes and hypertension presented by a panel of international and local experts. Of note, there are seven professors from the Hatter Cardiovascular Institute and University College London and 3 others from renowned institutions amongst the visiting speakers. One of the many highlights will be the debate “Would you entrust your heart to a nephrologist or your kidneys to a cardiologist?” by the two Professor P Kalra brothers.

Scroll down for the provisional programme and for the online registration.


Registration should preferably be done online through the form below. there ate instructions for online payment. If ever you wish to speak to one of the organising team members and pay cash, please contact:

Dr AS Fedally (SSRNH) 57394723
Dr K Fagoonee (JH) 58828282
Dr O Bheekharry (VH) 59221629

Dr P Ancharaz (BCH) 57586808
Dr M Rughooputh (JNH) 57926741
Dr I Oozeerally (Private) 59448549


Please do note that some changes in timing, sequence and content may yet occur.

Saturday 15th October 2022
1.15pm Registration – 2pm Start

Opening speeches

Diabetes, Renal & Cardiovascular Disease: the malignant triad.
Professor John Deanfield, University College London, UK

The kidney as a driver of cardiovascular disease.
Professor John Cunningham, University College London, UK

Cardioprotection in the setting of ischaemia-reperfusion during STEMI
Professor Derek Yellon, University College London, UK

Renovascular disease management in 2022
Professor Phil Kalra, University of Manchester, UK

Overcoming diuretic resistance in cardio-renal patients
Dr Nilesh Mohabeer, AG Jeetoo Hospital, Mauritius

What are the real AKI risks of coronary angiography?
Dr Ougrashan Bheekharry, Victoria Hospital, Mauritius

Management of type 2 diabetes – out with the old & in with the new!
Professor Stephanie Baldeweg, University College London Hospital, UK

The role of SGLT2 inhibitors in HFrEF
Dr M A Abdool, Trust Fund for Specialised Medical Care, Pamplemousses, Mauritius

Pharmacogenomics of hypertension: past, present and future
Professor Brian Rayner, University of Cape Town, SA


Sunday 16th October 2022
8am Registration 8.30am Start

Not all cardiomyopathies are ischaemic
Dr Mohammad Timol, Wellkin Hospital, Mauritius

Cancer survivors: can we avoid late cardiovascular & renal complications.
Professor Malcolm Walker, University College London, UK

The right place for metformin in kidney patients
Dr Mehjabeen Beebeejaun. The Curis Clinic, Mauritius

Non-diabetic glomerular disease in Mauritius
Dr Davy Ip Min Wan, SSRN Hospital, Mauritius

CKD-MBD management: Keeping an eye on the heart
Professor John Cunningham, University College London, UK

Primary PCI. Where we are right now?
Dr Oomesh Shamloll, Dr AG Jeetoo Hospital, Mauritius

Quest for stalling progression of CKD: probiotics
Dr A V Ingale, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai

Refining anti-platelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes
International speaker

Would you entrust your heart to a nephrologist or your kidneys to a cardiologist?
Debate: Professor Phil Kalra (Nephrologist), University of Manchester, UK vs
Professor Paul Kalra (Cardiologist), University of Portsmouth, UK