Webinar Series - Mental Health Aspects of COVID-19

22nd October 2020| 14:00 - 15:30 West African Time (GMT+1)




Africa CDC have organised a webinar series on addressing the mental health aspects of COVID-19. The first webinar of the series will be on "COVID-19 and Mental-Health: Highlighting the Status Quo of Psychiatric and Neuropsychiatric Outcomes and Effective Prevention and Management".


Prof Soraya Seedat Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Prof Oye Gureje Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research in Mental Health, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Dr Abdulaziz Mohammed Head of Division of Disease control and Prevention, Africa CDC, African Union Commission

Webinar - Outbreak Response: Pandemic and Beyond

21st October 2020 |18:00 - 19:00 (GMT+1)


UK-Med invites you to join them for a panel discussion with guest panellist Professor David Heymann. The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged healthcare systems around the world. In a time of already unprecedented humanitarian need, it has added another layer of complexity. 

Featuring Emilio Hornsey (Infection Prevention and Control Nurse, UK-PHRST), the panel will discuss:

  • How have responders needed to adapt and what have they learnt?

  • Looking to the future, how can we ensure we meet the needs of people affected by outbreaks? 

New Webinar Series

The Rift Valley fever virus: an update on pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnostics and prevention.

 9th October 2020 |19:00 - 20:30 (GMT+1)

The Sudanese medical expatriates to upgrade health services in Sudan (MARASI) welcome you to join their first webinar of their new series to shed light on the global situation of the Rift Valley fever epidemic and the importance of public health experts in combating the global Rift Valley protection, response, and control of this epidemic.


Recording coming soon 

Webinar - Introducing the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST): How we are supporting the COVID-19 response

6th October 2020 |13:00 - 14:15 (GMT+1)

Join us for this virtual conversation where Professor Daniel Bausch (Director of the UK-PHRST) and other speakers will introduce the UK-PHRST and discuss how they have been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic both remotely and on the ground.