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


Wednesday, 6 May 2020

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

Jean B. Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH (Professor, AFREhealth/Stellenbosch Univ)
Fatima Suleman, PharmD, PhD (Professor, AFREhealth/Univ. of KwaZulu Natal)

Community Screening Strategies (10 min)
Ashraf Grimwood, MBChB, MPH, Chief Executive Officer,
Kheth’Impilo, Cape Town, South Africa

Testing Approaches (15 min)
Wolfgang Preiser, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Medical Virology,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences/Stellenbosch University
& National Health Laboratory Service Tygerberg (NHLS), Cape Town, South Africa

Contact Tracing in the Western Cape Province of South Africa (15min)
Hassan Mahomed, MBChB, PhD, MMed (Community Health),
Department of Health Western Cape Province, Cape Town, South Africa

Panel Discussion/Q & A from the Audience (20 min)

Click to join the webinar meeting at zoom link below
Meeting ID: 852-2533-6709
Password: 396868

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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