Monkeypox: What You Need to Know

Monkeypox: What You Need to Know

Recorded On: 07/13/2022

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Title: Monkeypox: What You Need to Know

Date: Wednesday, 13 July 2022

Time: 09.00 AM EDT UTC-04 (The webinar is approximately 90 minutes)

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Registration Fee: Complimentary to members and non-members, but you must register to attend. If you are not a member and wish to attend, you can create a free profile here, but membership is always encouraged as it is the most beneficial. 


With the end of COVID-19 related restrictions in many countries, increased travel and social gatherings (concerts, festivals etc.), an unexpected outbreak of monkeypox in non-endemic countries has reminded us that continuous monitoring for emerging or reemerging diseases is essential. Come join our experts in discussing the latest epidemiological data, learn more about the clinical aspects particular to this outbreak, review treatment modalities and vaccine developments.

Webinar Faculty:

PEC Chair: Dr. Sarah Kohl

PEC Co-Chair: Dr. Yen Bui

GeoSentinel:  David Hamer, MD, Surveillance Lead, GeoSentinel network, ISTM, Center for Emerging Infectious Disease Research and Policy, Boston University 

Moderator: Dr. Robert Steffen, Emeritus Professor, University of Zurich, Switzerland


• Rosamund Lewis, MDCM, MSc, FRCP
Head, WHO Smallpox Secretariat
Emerging Diseases and Zoonoses Unit, World Health Emergencies Programme
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

• Sapha Barkati, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University, Quebec, Canada

• Aurelia Vessiere, PhD
Deputy Director, Pandemic Threats Program
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND)

• Marion Gruber, PhD, MS
Vice President, Public Health and Regulatory Science
International AIDS Vaccines Initiative (IAVI)

Course Objectives: 

By the end of this webinar, the attendee will be able to: 

• Summarize the epidemiological characteristics of the current outbreak
• Discuss the clinical aspects of cases and recognize clues for early detection 
• Apply the latest recommendations for testing and treatment
• Review the latest data on vaccine development, their indications, safety, and efficacy 

Who Should Attend:

• Infectious Disease Practitioners – Doctors, Nurses, and Pharmacists
• Travel Health Practitioners – Doctors, Nurses, and Pharmacists
• Public Health Practitioners
• Family Medicine Practitioners
• Any others who care for travelers and migrants

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MonkeyPox: What You Need to Know
Recorded 07/13/2022
Recorded 07/13/2022 This is a recording of the live webinar.
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1.50 Continuing Professional Development credits  |  Certificate available