Announcing the Sixth Webinar in the One Health Bangladesh Special Webinar Series on COVID-19
One Health Bangladesh, a multidisciplinary platform dealing with health threats at human-animal – environmental interface, has been organizing a series of webinars in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The set of webinars is being organized in partnership with Global Health Development (GHD).
The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to spread across the world and claim lives. South Asian countries, including Bangladesh, are facing tremendous challenges to tackle health threats. During this crisis, access to the right information is crucial for tackling COVID-19 and preventing another pandemic of misinformation.
Join us on Friday, June 5, 2020, at 5:00 PM Bangladesh Local Time (GMT +6) for the sixth weekly interactive webinar titled “Testing Strategies to Tackle COVID-19: Current Limitations and Future Prospect of Diagnostic Tests” The aim of this session is to understand the current role of One Health community in current pandemic and preventing future epidemics as well.
Key speakers include:
Prof Shafiqul Chowdhury: Professor, Molecular Virology, Pathobiological Sciences, Louisiana State University, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, LSU
Prof Tahmina Shirin: Chief Scientific Officer, Department of Virology, Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), NIC, Bangladesh
The webinar will be moderated by Prof Nitish Debnath, National Coordinator, One Health Bangladesh