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Status of COVID-19 Vaccine in Africa

April 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Co-hosted by UNC African Studies Center and the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases. Panelists include:

  • Dr. Esther Chirwa, MBBS and MSc, Epidemiology Department, Ministry of Health, Malawi
  • Dr. Wessam Mankoula, MB.BCh (MD), MPP, FETP, Africa CDC Incident Manager for COVID-19, Lead of Emergency Operations Centre, Africa CDC, African Union
  • Dr. Lloyd Mulenga, BSc, MBChB, MSc, MMed, PhD, Professor, Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia, Director of Infectious Diseases for the Ministry of
    Health, Zambia

Dr. Wessam Mankoula will provide a 30 minute presentation, followed by 5 minute COVID-19 vaccine reports from Dr. Esther Chirwa from Malawi and Dr. Lloyd Mulenga from Zambia with a panel discussion moderated by UNC Division of Infectious Diseases Professor, Dr. Mina Hosseinipour.  For Zoom information, please contact Stacey Sewall, sewall@email.unc.edu.


April 16, 2021
9:00 am - 10:00 am