AFREhealth Monthly COVID-19 Webinar Series

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COVID-19 and HPE - E. Kiguli-Malwadde
Rising to the Challenge - D. Nabarro
Developing COVID 19 Online Courses - G. Gamhewage

Title: Preparing for the New Normal for Health Professional Training in Africa Amidst COVID-19

Time: Aug 27, 2020 01:00 PM Universal Time UTC


Prof Jean Nachega, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Prof Fatima Suleman, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


1 st Speaker: COVID-19 and its impact on health professional training in Africa – 20 mins
Prof. Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde; Director HWF, ACHEST; Vice-President, AFREhealth

2nd Speaker: What strategies are key to consider as Medical and Health Professional Training Institutions open up in Africa amidst the COVID-19 pandemic – 20 mins
Dr. David Nabaaro, Special Envoy of WHO Director General on COVID-19, WHO

3rd Speaker: Developing COVID-19 online courses: content, experiences, and lessons learned – 20 mins
Dr. Gaya M Gamhewage, Health Emergencies Programme, WHO

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

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