AAHCI Eastern Africa Webinar | Diagnostic, Management, and Preventive Measures of COVID-19

May 27, 2021

The AAHCI Eastern Africa Regional office host, the Aga Khan University (AKU) Medical College East Africa, held this event on Diagnostic, Management and Preventive measure of COVID-19, which shared unique experiences from members in the region. This webinar focused on how the fragile healthcare systems in Eastern Africa have been saturated for over one year since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported.


Featured Speakers:

  • Reena Shah, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, Consultant Physician & Infectious Diseases Specialist, Department of Medicine, the Aga Khan University Medical College East Africa, Kenya
  • Menelas Nkeshimana, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine Physician, Head of Accident and Emergency Department, University Teaching Hospital of Kiigali, COVID-19 Front-liner in Rwanda and Clinical Lecturer, University of Rwanda, Rwanda
  • Esayas Kebede Gudina, MD, DTMH, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Medical Sciences, Jimma University Teaching Hospital, Ethiopia
  • Tang Kejing, PhD, Deputy Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Deputy Director of Infectious Diseases, the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, China
  • Facilitator:Evans I. Amukoye, MD, Senior Principal Scientist & Acting Director Scientific Programs, Partnership and Grant Management, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kenya