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WHO Public Health Laboratories knowledge sharing webinar series: Sudan Virus Disease: Epidemiology and considerations to scale up testing capacity, 2nd November 2022
This session will focus on ebolaviruses and in particular the disease epidemiology and burden of Sudan virus. We will discuss testing strategies and biosafety considerations for Sudan virus testing. Our guest speakers from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea will also share their experiences on operational aspects related to ebolavirus disease outbreak response and testing capacity scale up.

We will welcome:

Dr Otim Patrick Cossy Ramadan (WHO, AFRO)

Dr Pierre Formenty (WHO, HQ)

Dr Daniel Mukadi (Rodolphe Mérieux Laboratory, National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB), Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Professor Steve Ahuka (National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Dr N’Faly Magassouba (Gamal Abdel Nasser University, Conakry, Guinea)

Prof. Christopher Logue (Novel and Dangerous Pathogens Training unit, UK Health Security Agency, UK)

The webinar will be held in English with simultaneous interpretation in Arabic, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish. By submitting this registration form, you hereby confirm your consent to the World Health Organization (WHO) collecting and processing your personal data (including your name, institutional affiliation, email address) in accordance with WHO’s personal data protection framework for the purpose of event registration and managing attendance, event follow-up, contacting you about future events, and preparing statistics of global event participation by region. Please note that a recording of the event may be made publicly available, for example on the WHO website. If you have any questions or concerns about this, please contact WHO at PHLabs@who.int.
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