The Asia-Pacific Alliance for the Control of Influenza (APACI) in collaboration with the Association of Physicians India (API), and the Indian Chest Society (ICS), in cooperation with the Middle East, Eurasia and Africa Influenza Stakeholders Network (ME'NA-ISN), is holding a virtual Respiratory Diseases Workshop for India on 28 & 29 August 2021.
Using the new guidelines on pneumonia and influenza by the ICS as a basis for the program, the workshop will consider three respiratory diseases including COVID-19, in addition to pneumonia and flu.
The meeting will be ideal for Respiratory Physicians, Pulmonologists, Infectious Diseases Specialists, Medical Students and other Healthcare Professionals, Microbiologists, Epidemiologists, and Government & Public Health Officials. The meeting will be accredited to ensure participants receive CPD points.
The meetings will therefore ensure participants:
Executive Director, APACI
|15:00 - 15:10||Introduction||Dr. Prof Yuelong Shu (APACI Chairman)|
|15:10 - 15:15||Welcome||Dr. Kamlesh Tewary (API President)|
|15:15 - 15:20||Welcome||Dr. D. Behera (ICS President)|
|15:20 - 15:25||Welcome||Dr. Salah Al Awaidy (MENA-INS President)|
|Session 1: Pneumonia|
|15:25 - 15:30||Introduction by Chair||Dr. Shashank Joshi|
|15:30 - 15:50||Importance of vaccination against pneumococcal disease in older people||Dr . Michael Woodward|
|15:50 - 16:10||Bacterial Pneumonia: The changing spectrum of disease in India||Dr. D J Christopher|
|16:10 - 16:30||"Pneumococcal vaccination in India: What is different in the guidelines?"||Dr. Raja Dhar|
|16:30 - 17:00||Discussion – Q & A|
|Session 2: PInfluenza|
|17:00 - 17:05||Introduction by Chair||Dr. Salah Al Awaidy|
|17:05 - 17:25||Epidemiology and prevention of respiratory viral infections at mass gatherings||Dr. Harunor Rashid|
|17:25 - 17:45||Management of Influenza||Dr. Ivan Hung|
|17:45 - 18:05||Rationale and benefits of flu vaccination in priority groups||Dr. Mine Durusu-Tanriover|
|18:05 – 18:35||Discussion – Q & A|
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