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Virtual: Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 4/9/2021Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 4/9/2021End Time: 9:00 AM
Event Description

Global Health During a Global Pandemic: Insights From Botswana

Presented By
Tonya Arscott-Mills, MD, research director, Botswana UPenn Partnership; Lead Pediatrician in Botswana for the Global Health Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; clinical assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Presented By
Jonathan Strysko, MD, David N. Pincus Global Health Fellow, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia based in Gaborone, Botswana

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the COVID-19 epidemiologic trends in transmission, testing, and mortality observed in southern Africa since the beginning of the pandemic
  • Identify the socio-cultural factors, population health metrics, and public health interventions influencing epidemiologic trends in COVID-19 disease throughout southern Africa
  • Discuss how the COVID-19 response has affected surveillance, prevention and control of other endemic diseases in southern African and how lessons learned thus far in the pandemic can help define future goals for global health

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
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