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Title: Living with Long COVID

Join Us for The AFREhealth COVID-19 Webinar Series 

This webinar will explore the increasing prevalence of people who have been infected with COVID-19 and who now present with Long COVID” or post-COVID syndrome. Participants will hear from two physiotherapists who themselves are living with Long COVID, about their daily challenges and how they are managing in their daily lives. Participants will also be provided with evidence-based information on the prevalence and pathology of Long COVID, as well as a closer look at the cardiopulmonary complications associated with the condition.

Date: Wednesday 31 March 2021
Video: https://youtu.be/CbW4-p7SRro

Facilitator/Moderator: Prof Verusia Chetty, Associate Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Speakers/Panelists:

1 st Speaker: Dr Hamilton Pharaoh, Living with Long COVID;
Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, University of KwaZulu-Natal (10 minutes)

2nd Speaker: Mr. Ntsikelelo Pefile, Living with Long COVID;
Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Cape Town (10 minutes)

3rd Speaker: Prof Saul Cobbing, The research on Long COVID;
Associate Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, University of KwaZulu-Natal (15 minutes)

4th Speaker: Dr Stacy Maddocks, Cardiopulmonary complications of Long COVID;
Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, University of KwaZulu-Natal (15 minutes)

Panel Discussion/Q & A from the Audience (10 minutes)

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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