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Global COVID-19 Pandemic Updates Part One: Kenya and Ghana - Online CME Course

Global COVID-19 pandemic updates from Kenya and Ghana

Recorded: November 16, 2021 at 11:00am - 12:30pmCT

On Tuesday, November 16, Mayo Clinic and other experts discuss COVID-19 infection prevalence, virus variants, preventative measures, vaccination status, and therapies used in treating patients in Kenya and Ghana. Additionally, impact on the prevalence of HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria will be explored.

  • Moderator: Claudia R. Libertin, M.D., consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases; professor of medicine
  • Moderator: Prakash Kempaiah, Ph.D., associate consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Featured expert: Kwadwo Asamoah Kusi, PhD, senior research fellow, Department of Immunology; Head Department of Electron Microscopy & Histopathology, NMIMR, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon
  • Featured expert: Bernhards Ogutu, M.D., chief research officer, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI); senior clinical trialist, Malaria Clinical Trials, Alliance of the INDEPTH-Network; director, Centre for Research in Therapeutic Sciences (CREATES), Strathmore University, Nairobi

The views and perspectives shared in these resources are presented based on information available at the time of recording.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Mayo Clinic COVID-19 Live Webinar Series course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe therapies locally used for treating COVID-19 patients in Kenya and Ghana
  • Give examples of preventive measures implemented by the government agencies or medical societies
  • Describe vaccination status: availability of types, second of mRNA doses access and impact on other vaccines in Kenya and Ghana
  • Describe the current status of COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern and Western Africa

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/16/2021
Course expires: 
11/16/2024

Moderator: Claudia R. Libertin, M.D., consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases; professor of medicine

Moderator: Prakash Kempaiah, Ph.D., associate consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases

Featured expert: Kwadwo Asamoah Kusi, PhD, senior research fellow, Department of Immunology; Head Department of Electron Microscopy & Histopathology, NMIMR, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon

Featured expert: Bernhards Ogutu, M.D., chief research officer, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI); senior clinical trialist, Malaria Clinical Trials, Alliance of the INDEPTH-Network; director, Centre for Research in Therapeutic Sciences (CREATES), Strathmore University, Nairobi

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statements: 

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

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Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.50 Attendance
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If you attended and claimed CME credit for the Live Webinar on November 16, you are unable to access the Online CME course. To view previous recordings and future Covid webinars, view previous webinar recordings


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