Neglected Tropical Diseases and COVID-19, WebTalk

New challenges and opportunities?

Berlin/Bonn/London/Nairobi, 24 June 2020 the German Network against tropical diseases held a webtalk focusing on neglected tropical diseases.  The Web-Talk focused on the fight against neglected tropical diseases in times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Invited as panellists were Prof. Dr. Achim Hörauf, spokesperson of the German Network against Neglected Tropical Diseases, Director of the Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology at the University Hospital Bonn and advisor in the subgroup Lymphatic Filariasis of the WHO DTAG (diagnostics technical advisory groups), Dr. Georg Kippels, Member of the German Bundestag, Speaker of the Parliamentary Advisory Council to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases and Strengthen Health Systems, Member of the Subcommittee on Global Health, Prof. Dr. Martin Kollmann, Technical Advisor at CBM for Neglected Tropical Diseases, CBM Nairobi and Dr. Johannes Waltz Head, Schistosomiasis Elimination Program and Global Schistosomiasis Alliance, Global Health, Group Corporate Affairs, Merck KGaA. The event was moderated by Ute Lange.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 15:00

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