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Infectious Disease and Infection Control Forum: Update on Poliomyelitis and Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance


Topic Infectious Disease and Infection Control Forum: Update on Poliomyelitis and Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance
Course Type Zoom Webinar
Content

To review the epidemiology of Poliomyelitis and update on Acute Flaccid Paralysis Surveillance and other public health measures for eradication of poliomyelitis

Date 30 November 2022
Venue
Organizer Organized by Infectious Disease Control Training Centre, Hospital Authority (HA IDCTC)/ Infection Control Branch (ICB), Centre for Health Protection (CHP)
Target Group - Clinical staff and practitioners who are interested in this topic especially doctors in the fields of Paediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Orthopedics and Public Health
- All staff related to Infection Control or Infectious Disease Management, or Healthcare Workers who are interested in the subject
Speakers

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2:45 – 3:00 pm Registration    
3:00 – 3:03 pm Welcome Remark Dr Hong CHEN
Consultant i/c, IDCTC, HA / Head, Infection Control Branch, CHP
 
3:03 – 3:10 pm Poliomyelitis Eradication- Challenges Prof. YL LAU
Chairman of National Committee for the Certification of Wild Poliovirus Eradication in Hong Kong
Doris Zimmern Professor in Community Child Health, Chair Professor of Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
3:10 – 3:40 pm Polio eradication - update on global and local situation

Dr Jane FAN
Medical and Health Officer, Communicable Disease Branch, CHP

 
3:40 – 4:10 pm Acute flaccid paralysis surveillance and other activities related to polio Dr SK MAK
Senior Medical and Health Officer, Communicable Disease Branch, CHP
 
4:10 – 4:40 pm Acute flaccid paralysis Surveillance – what clinicians should know Dr WU Shun Ping
Consultant, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
4:40 – 5:00 pm Q & A    

 

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Published at 2022-12-05
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