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Online Symposium:

COVID-19 pandemic: Current research and

role of international collaboration

25 November 2020 11:00-15:15 (EET)

 Organized by the Egyptian Society of Virology and

University of Leipzig, Germany

 

Via ZOOM: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpdO2prT0qGtHcIv7gmN7bBBQCP5rRwnBR

Please register via the link, upon registration, a confirmation Email containing more information how to join the meeting will be sent to your Email.

11:00-11:10

Welcome note

Prof. Dr. Mohamed A. Shalaby

Professor of Virology & Immunology

Dept. of Virology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

President of the Egyptian Society of Virology

Member of the Egyptian National Committee of Biological Sciences- Academy of Scientific Research and Technology.

Alexander Von Humboldt fellow /Germany

Member of the Egyptian committee of respiratory viruses, Supreme council of university hospitals 

11:10-11:40

(GMT: 09:10-09:40)

The Evolving Architecture for International Outbreak Response

Prof. Dr. Daniel G. Bausch

Scientific Program Chair and President-Elect

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Director, UK Public Health Rapid Support Team - UK PHRST

Public Health England/London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

London, UK

11:40-12:00

Epidemiology of COVID19 in Egypt: an updated overview

Prof. Dr. Ghada Nasr Radwan

Professor of public health and Community medicine

Faculty of medicine Cairo university

Former Head of Ministry of Health and Population Technical Office

12:00-12:30

(GMT: 10:10-10:40)

Current Progress with COVID-19 Vaccines: Challenges and Hopes

Dr. Muhammad Munir

Biomedical and Life Sciences

Lancaster University, UK

 

12:30-13:00

General discussion (Questions via chat)

 

13:00-13:30

(India:

16:30-17:00)

Influence of disease epidemics on control program of neglected infectious diseases

Mitali Chatterjee, MD PhD FNA FASc FNASc FAMS FRCP

JC Bose Fellow

Dept. of Pharmacology,

Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research
Kolkata, India

 

13:30-13:45

Point of need diagnostics: a missing gap in the fight against COVID-19

Dr. Ahmed Abd El Wahed
Institute of Animal Hygiene and Veterinary Public Health 
University of Leipzig, Germany

Guest Scientist at the German Primate Center and Uni Goettingen
Visiting Professor at the University of Cairo, Egypt

13:45-14:15

(Beijing: 19:45:20:15)

Field applicable molecular detection of COVID-19 using recombinase aided amplification (RAA) technique

Prof. Dr. Xuejun Ma 

Professor, Dean, Department of Core Facility

PI, National Health Commission (NHC) Key Laboratory of Medical Virology and Viral Diseases,

National institute for viral disease control and prevention

China CDC, Beijing, China

 

14:15-14:30

(Ghana:

12:15-12:30)

A case for field deployable, rapid molecular tests for COVID-19 surveillance: The Ghana experience

Dr. Michael Frimpong

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

14:30-14:45

Point of care testing: Egypt experience

Prof. Dr. Haitham M. Amer

Professor and Chairman

Virology Department 

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University

Giza, Egypt

14:45-15:00

General discussion (Questions via chat)

 

15:00-15:15

Final remarks