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Prof Churchyard in panel discussion: COVID-19: Early lessons from Africa

Prof Churchyard in panel discussion: COVID-19: Early lessons from Africa

Register to be part of this webinar on early lessons from Africa on COVID-19 with Prof Gavin Churchyard, Group CEO, The Aurum Institute. He is one of the global experts who will be part of a virtual panel convened by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and FHI 360 to discuss the state of pandemic preparedness in Africa, COVID-19 prevention steps already underway and local solutions to mitigate the pandemic’s impact. 

TOPIC

How is Africa adapting global guidance to leverage existing health programs and accommodate local realities and context, especially in regard to 1) testing policy; 2) the use of community health care professionals; and 3) social distancing in informal, peri-urban settlements.

EVENT PROGRAM
Moderator: Dr Doris Macharia- Regional Director, East and Southern Africa, FHI 360

Special presentation of FHI 360’s experience in Wuhan, China: Dr Li Ling, Project Director- Control and Prevention of Tuberculosis (CAP-TB), FHI 360

Panelists:
Dr. Ahmed Ogwell Ouma- Deputy Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
Prof. Gavin Churchyard- Group CEO, The Aurum Institute
Prof. Alash’le Abimiku- Executive Director, International Research Centre of Excellence, Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria
Dr. Otto Chabikuli- Director, Global Health, Population and Nutrition, FHI 360

1pm Abuja; 2pm Pretoria; 3pm Addis Ababa

Click here for more information.

Click here to register.