The Ethiopian Health Professionals Advisory Council on COVID-19 and

The Ethiopian Diaspora High-Level Advisory Council on COVID-19

in Partnership with the Ministry of Health and Ethiopian Public Health Institute

invites you to a Zoom meeting

 

Date and Time: Thursday, Apr 23, 3-5:00pm Addis Ababa and 8-10:00am EST US

 

COVID-19 in Ethiopia: Current status, Modeling, and Implications

 

Moderator (5 minutes)

Dawd S. Siraj, MD, MPHTM

Professor of Medicine

Associate Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Director, International Travel Clinic

Director, Global Health Pathway for the Dept. of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

University of Wisconsin- Madison

 

Opening Remarks: Current Status and Preparedness (15 minutes)

H.E. Lia Tadesse Gebremedhin, MD, MPH

Minister of Health of Ethiopia

 

COVID-19 Modeling and Projections for Planning (20 minutes)

Alemayehu Worku, BSc, MSc, PhD

Professor of Public Health and Biostatistics

Addis Ababa University

Senior advisor, Addis Continental Institute of Public Health

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

Modeling the Impact of Key COVID-19 Interventions (20 minutes)

Amir S. Siraj, BSc, MA, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Notre Dame

South Bend, Indiana

 

COVID-19 Modeling Implications for Policy and Control (15 minutes)

Yemane Berhane, MD, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health

Director, Addis Continental Institute of Public Health

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

Discussion (40 minutes)

Moderator

 

Closing Remarks (5 minutes)

H.E. Fitsum Arega

Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States

 

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EMA envisions seeing a healthy and prosperous Ethiopian community with access to quality health services.

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  • Ensure that the community gets quality heath service and care;
  • Promote the highest standards in medical education, science, art and practice and
  • Ensure the rights and benefits of medical professionals (doctors) and act as their voice.

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