Webinar on ‘Perspectives of COVID-19 Pandemics: Epidemiology, Prevention and Control’ (30 September)

The inaugural APRU Crisis Management Webinar on ‘Perspectives of COVID-19 Pandemics: Epidemiology, Prevention and Control’ is led by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in collaboration with three other APRU universities: The University of Sydney, National University of Singapore and Peking University.

 

This webinar will compare and contrast the epidemiological patterns and intervention strategies (risk communication, face masking, social distance, personal hygiene, stay home order, tracing and isolation, etc) among four countries in the Pacific Rim, summarize experience and lessons learned during the prevention and control of COVID-19, and identify potential challenges, solutions, and opportunities for control of the pandemic.

 

Speakers:
  • Dr. Yik-Ying Teo, Dean of Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
  • Dr. Zunyou Wu, Chief Epidemiologist and Director, Division of HIV Prevention, NCAIDS/China CDC
  • Prof. Julie Leask, Sydney Nursing School and School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney
  • Dr. Yifang Zhu, Professor and Associate Dean of Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
  • Prof. Timothy F. Brewer, Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
Host & Moderator: Dr. Ron Brookmeyer, Dean and Professor Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
Date & Time: Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 8am (Hong Kong)

 

Registration is now open. For more information, please refer to www.apruplus.org/sept-30-webinar?utm_term=0_2fbec0fd6e-cfa07c9700-135465505.

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