Free webinar on COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa

IFAPP is honoured to announce the next free webinar on regional COVID-19 issues, in collaboration with Fundisa African Academy of Medicines Development. This webinar will be presented on 18 November 2021, at 2.00 pm CET. Scientific experts from the African region will address the management of the pandemic from their perspectives as follows:

Prof Rhoda Wanyenze, Dean of Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH), Kampala, Uganda; “Covid-19 – Experiences from Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal, and Nigeria”

Prof Charles Wiysonge, Director of Cochrane South Africa, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa: “Vaccine Policy, Usage and Vaccine Hesitancy in SA”

Prof Elmien du Plessis, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Northwest University, Potchefstroom, South Africa: “Legal Responses to the Pandemic in South Africa, including Human Rights Considerations”

The moderators will be Dr med Bernd Rosenkranz, FFPM, Prof. em. (Stellenbosch University), President, Fundisa African Academy of Medicines Development, Visiting Scientist, Institute for Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany, and Prof Wolfgang Preiser, Head: Division of Medical Virology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University and National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), Tygerberg, South Africa.

Registration is free, please click here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.