Education Series: An Update on Global COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Lessons Learned from Guatemala

Education Series: An Update on Global COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Lessons Learned from Guatemala

Date: Monday, June 28, 2021

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Online

Jun 28 2021

This education series webinar will focus on Dr. Edwin Asturias’s direct experience in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic during the last half of 2020, when he served as executive director of the Presidential Commission for the COVID-19 Emergency in Guatemala. Dr. Asturias will also discuss his continued epidemiological and medical efforts to educate health care providers and communities on COVID-19 vaccines. Topics that will be discussed include:

  • An update on the current state of COVID-19 infections in Central America, specifically in Guatemala
  • An overview of mitigating COVID-19 in Central American countries and continued strategies
  • Vaccine rollout trends in other middle- and low-income nations globally, and the current status of vaccine rollout and distribution

Presenter:

  • Edwin Asturias, MD | Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Jules Amer Chair in Community Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Colorado; Director for Latin America, Center for Global Health, and Professor of Epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health

Intended Audience:

This education event is being presented for healthcare providers, medial students, public health students and anyone else interested in global health and equitable vaccine distribution.

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