1200-1700hrs East African Time (EAT)
Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), Africa Research & Impact Network (ARIN), African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)
Tele-convening targeting COVID-19 transmission dynamics, epidemiology, surveillance and diagnostics
The teleconvening will focus on (a) Transmission dynamics, epidemiology, and surveillance and (b) diagnostics.
The objective of the tele-convening is to bring together scientists, researchers, stakeholders, and policymakers at the senior official and Minister’s level to identify the priority areas for intervention that require evidence synthesis to inform decision and policy as part of the Regional Community COVID-19 response strategy.
The Africa Research & Impact Network (ARIN) and the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) will lead the delivery of the tele-convenings with the expert support from the Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science in Africa (DELTAS Africa) leaders and the Cochrane Africa Network.