Title: “COVID-19 Outbreak in Africa: What You Need to Know and How to Stay Safe"

Join Us for The AFREhealth COVID-19 Monthly Webinar Series

Wednesday, 8 April 2020
9:00-10:00 am US Eastern Time,
1:00-2:00 pm Accra; 2:00-3:00pm Kinshasa/Brazzaville.
3:00-4:00 pm Johannesburg/Harare/Lubumbashi; 4:00-5:00 pm Kampala/Nairobi

Facilitators/Moderators:
Jean B. Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH (Professor, AFREhealth/Stellenbosch Univ)
Quentin Eichbaum, MD, PhD, MPH (Professor, CUGH/Vanderbilt Univ)

Speakers/Panelists:
COVID-19 Response in Africa: Lessons from Ebola and Beyond (20 min)
Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tam-Fum, MD, PhD
Director, National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB);
Professor of Medical Virology/Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of Congo

The COVID-19 in Africa: An urgent need to relook at the training of the African health workforce (10 min)
Michael J. Reid, MD
Assistant Professor, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA

Panel Discussion/Q & A from the Audience (30 min)

Click to join the webinar meeting at zoom link below
https://zoom.us/j/175180953?pwd=WEE5aUwyUXpucWRGMWhDTllENjlOdz09
Meeting ID: 175 180 953 Password: 861660

Partially Supported by NIH-Fogarty Grant No. 1R25TW011217-01
African Association for Health Professions Education and Research

Title: “COVID-19 Outbreak in Africa: What You Need to Know and How to Keep Safe"

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VISUAL PRESENTATION: https://youtu.be/XsWbZ07DtGQ

Thursday, March 19th

9:00-10:00 am US Eastern Time,
1:00-2:00 pm Dakar/Accra; 3:00-4:00 pm Johannesburg; 4:00-5:00 pm Kampala/Nairobi

Facilitators/Moderators:

Jean B. Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH (Professor, AFREhealth/Stellenbosch Univ)
Quentin Eichbaum, MD, PhD, MPH (Professor, CUGH/Vanderbilt Univ)

Speakers/Panelists:

The Virus, Epidemiology and Testing (15min)
Wolfgang Preiser, MD, PhD (Professor, Virology Division/Stellenbosch University):

Clinical Manifestations and Management (15min)
Moosa Seydi, MD, PhD (Professor and Head, Infectious Diseases Division, Hopital Fann, /UCAD, Dakar, Senegal) (TBC):

Infection Prevention Control Aspects in Africa (15min)
Shaheen Mehtar, MD, PhD (Prof Emeritus, Stellenbosch University/ Head, Infection Control Africa Network-ICAN)

Panel Discussion/Q & A from the Audience (15min)

Partially Supported by NIH-Fogarty Grant No. 1R25TW011217-01
African Association for Health Professions Education and Research

 

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