MediPIET Webinar Series are dedicated to share accurate and verified information by leading experts during this COVID-19 pandemic.
The webinar will take place on March 3rd. The working language will be French. No translation is foreseen
As the pandemic continues to evolve and universal access to vaccines remains a distant goal, social and public health measures (MSSP) remain essential to limit transmission: they include individual, environmental, surveillance and also social and physical distancing, as well as restrictions on movement and travel.
The webinar will try to update the debate on MSSPs, while emphasizing their use, acceptability and effectiveness in the Sahel and Maghreb countries.
- Benjamin Djoudalbaye – Africa CDC
- Valéry Ridde – Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Institut de Santé et de Développement (ISED, Dakar)
- Mohamed Ali Ag Ahmed – Institut de Médecine Tropicale d’Anvers et Université de Bamako
Welcome & introduction:
Giulia De Ponte, Centre national de santé mondiale de l’Istituto Superiore di Sanità, au nom des réseaux MediLabSecure et MediPIET
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- take stock of the information available on the use, acceptability and effectiveness of MSSPs in the two regions, while presenting specific tools for collecting and monitoring data
- Reflect on the adaptation of MSSPs in the region, based on the indications provided by the information sources presented and the country experiences that will be reported.
The webinar is open to participants in the MediLabSecure and MediPIET networks; external participants (national or international organizations, experts or students in public health) are also welcome.
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