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65th ANNUAL ACADEMIC DAY

18 - 19 AUGUST 2021 (afternoons only)

​​​​​​​​​​Programme​

VIRTUAL CONFEREN​​CE 

PRELIMARY OUTLINE OF PROGRAMME


LIVE-STREAM EVENTS | PRE-RECORDED EVENTS | LIVE QUESTION-AND-ANSWER SESSIONS | VIRTUAL POSTER EXHIBITION | VIRTUAL EXHIBITIONS | ACCESS FOR 90 DAYS POST-EVENT SESSIONS​


WEDNESDAY 18 August 2021 

12h30-13h00Lunch and online poster viewing
13h00-13h30Dean's Address (including the announcement of the HD Brede Awards for TB research) - Prof J Volmink
13h30-13h45Introduction of Guest Speaker
13h45-14h30Guest Speaker – Prof Tulio de Oliviera - Variants, vaccines and the COVID pandemic in South Africa and Africa
14h30-15h00Tea and online poster viewing
15h00-15h30Exploiting “omics" approaches to explore the TB host-pathogen interface" – Prof Samantha Sampson
15h30-16h00Reflections on HIV-mediated cardiovascular diseases onset and progression" – Prof Faadiel Essop
16h00-16h30Suicide Prevention:   How far have we come and what is holding us back?" – Prof Jason Bantjes
16h30-16h45Live question and answer session
16h45-17h00Closing​


THURSDAY 19 August 2021

12h30-13h00​Lunch and online poster viewing
13h00-13h30Unveiling the epidemiology and rehabilitation needs of persons living with spinal cord injury in South Africa" – Prof Conran Joseph
13h30-14h00The Placenta has a Footprint of Maternal Immunity" - Prof Clive Gray
14h00-14h30The Evolution of an Interorganisational Network in Higher Education: the Case of a Provincial Health Authority and Health Sciences Faculties in South Africa" – Dr Therese Fish
14h30-14h45Live question and answer session
14h45-15h15Tea and online poster viewing
15h15-15h45Community and Patient Barriers to Injury Care in South Africa" – Prof Kathryn Chu
15h45-16h15Community-orientated primary care: principles, policy and progress" - Prof Bob Mash
16h15-16h30Live question and answer session
16h30-16h45Closing​

 

A live question-and-answer session with all presenters available will be held at the end of each session. 

Make sure to ask your questions!


CPD POINTS

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