A live webinar is planned on 18-19 March 2021, 13:00-17:00 CET, where Dr Mathieu Ndounga, Prof Francine Ntoumi and Dr Armel Landry Batchi-Bouyou will share experiences and study findings from ITAIL-COVID-19 together with all the others EDCTP-supported COVID-19 research consortia, discuss new emerging questions and current public health priorities in sub-Saharan Africa, and inform the global research community and stakeholders about EDCTP-funded COVID-19 research in sub-Saharan Africa.
Agenda, the programme includes presentations and panel discussions on the following topics:
- Surveillance and response
- Focus on special populations (pediatric, pregnant women)
- COVID-19 and other major infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa (HIV, TB, malaria)
- New emerging research questions and knowledge gaps specific to sub-Saharan Africa