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

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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


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



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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The African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) is an interprofessional health grouping that seeks to work all stakeholders interested in health profession education , research and service delivery to improve the quality of health care in Africa through research, education and capacity building. It is a conglomerate of individuals, institutions, associations and networks from all the geographic and linguistic regions of Africa namely Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone and Arabophone. Read More...

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