COVID-19 ECHO Session #26

Join ASLM for COVID-19 ECHO session #26 on Friday, 9 October 2020 at 15:00 East Africa Time for a discussion on Unpacking the global launch of COVID-19 Ag-RDT testing. An antigen rapid diagnostic test (RDT) to detect SARS-CoV-2 is a fast and easy-to-deploy diagnostic method that could become a game changer in quickly informing decisions to reopen economies and borders. In this session, participants will learn about:

  • Coordinated implementation
  • Quality assurance
  • Supply chain and distribution
  • Financing and timelines

Panelists:

  • Yenew Kebede, Head of Laboratory Services, Africa CDC
  • Lara Vojnov, Diagnostics Advisor,World Health Organization
  • Trevor Peter,Senior Scientific Director, Clinton Health Access Initiative
  • Smiljka de Lussigny, Programme Manager, Unitaid
  • Sergio Carmona, Chief Access Officer, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND)
  • Azizkhon Jafarov, Manager, Global Sourcing Health Technologies, Global Fund

Register for the session here.

Zoom Details: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87200188402

Meeting ID: 894 0865 5792
Passcode: 130007

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Venue: Virtual conference sponsored by Africa CDC, ASLM, FIND, IQVIA, KWPF, LabCop & Unitaid