AAHCI LAC Regional Roundtable - COVID-19 Pandemic
The AAHCI LAC Regional Office host, University of São Paulo Medical School ( FMUSP ), is co-hosting a virtual roundtable discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic that will focus on sharing responses to the current situation in several member countries in the region. Presenters include: The University of São Paulo Medical School (FMUSP) (Brazil); Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Antioquia (UdeA)...
AAHCI-MENA Webinar - Impact of COVID-19 on AHCs in the UAE
This webinar focused on the impact of the novel coronavirus in selected academic institutions and healthcare centers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE recognized the severity of the situation with COVID-19 early on and responded proactively. Dr. Juan Acuña from Khalifa University College of Medicine and Health Science discussed the implications of research done and tools used during the ...
GIF Innovation Panel - Impact of COVID19 on Innovation Centers
AAHC/I hosted a virtual panel discussion on the “Impact of COVID-19 on Innovation Centers”, on Tuesday, June 23. We were joined by three presenters with a facilitated discussion at the end. As the world continues to deal with the effects from a global pandemic, the panel shared how they are continuing to run their innovation centers and adapting to new conditions.
AAHCI Roundtable - COVID-19 Epicenters: Lessons Learned, Impact, and Next Steps
This virtual gathering brought together a small group of leaders from member institutions in the U.S. and Europe who focused on how they have dealt with the pandemic, addressing such issues as:
COVID-19: working together through academic research networks
Financial impact of COVID-19
Going forward - how academic health center leaders are planning for 2021
AAHCI-MENA Webinar - Qatar's Regional Perspective on COVID-19 Pandemic
As the AAHCI-MENA Webinar series continues, Qatar’s perspective was provided by Dr. Abdullatif Mohamed Al Khal, Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Department of Medical Education at Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC ), in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Al-Khal discussed the experience of Qatar’s response as well as HMC’s role in mitigating the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Al-Khal a...
AAHCI-SEA Webinar| Medical Education during the COVID-19 era: Adapt to the Change
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has rapidly transitioned into a worldwide pandemic. This development has had serious implications for public institutions and raises important questions for medical schools. Co-hosted by the AAHCI Southeast Asia Regional Office at Universitas Indonesia and moderated by Prof. Albert Scherpbier, former Dean – Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences at Maast...
AAHCI-MENA Webinar - Turkey's Regional Perspective on COVID-19 Pandemic
This webinar focused on Turkey’s perspective in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Rumeyza Kazanciolgu, professor of Nephrology and rector of Bezmialem Vakif University, discussed the experience of Turkish healthcare providers with COVID-19. She provided an overall description of the preparedness of the Turkish Ministry of Health and the measures that were implemented. She also touched upon t...
AAHCI-MENA Webinar - United Arab Emirates (UAE) Regional Perspective on COVID-19 Pandemic
This webinar focused on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) perspective in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Adil Sajwani, Family Medicine Specialist with the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), proactively on the frontline, presented the UAE’s Ministry’s response, tests conducted among citizens and residents, local effort and resilience, and their plans to intensify screening in order to ...
AAHCI-MENA Webinar - Kuwait’s Regional Perspective on COVID-19 Pandemic
This webinar focused on the Kuwaiti perspective in response to COVID-19. Ms. Yasmine Rifai, who is part of the Kuwait Public Sector Lead Crisis & Resilience Team with Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) , proactively on the frontline to support the government of Kuwait in response to this pandemic, shared the methodology of their response phase and anticipated recovery phase. She also touched on other loca...