With collaboration with four APRU universities (University of California Los Angeles, University of Sydney, National University of Singapore, and Peking University), this Inaugural APRU Crisis Management Webinar, led by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health will focus on the Perspectives of Covid-19 Pandemic: Epidemiology, Prevention and Control in Pacific Rim Region.
China, Singapore, Australia and United States have different pattern of Covid-19 in incidence and mortality. The observed mortality rates of Covid-19 are much lower in Asian countries of the pacific rim (3/Million in China and 5/M in Singapore, respectively) than in California and United States (349/M in California and 585/M in the US), while the Covid-19 tests per million are at similar levels.
This webinar will compare and contrast the epidemiological patterns and intervention strategies (risk communication, face masking, social distance, personal hygiene, stay home order, tracing and isolation, etc) among 4 countries in Pacific Rim Region, will summarize experience and lessons learned during the Covid-19 prevention and control, and will identify potential challenges, solutions, and opportunities for control of Covid-19 pandemic.
Theme Perspectives of COVID-19 Pandemics: Epidemiology, Prevention and Control
Date and Time September 29th 5 pm (Los Angeles)
September 30th 8 am ( Singapore/ Beijing), 10 am (Sydney)
Duration: 2 hours
Host Prof Ron Brookmeyer, Dean, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
Moderator Prof Zuo‐Feng Zhang, Associate Dean for Research, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
Prof Yik-Ying Teo, Dean of Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
Dr Zunyou Wu, Chief Epidemiologist and Director, Division pf HIV Prevention, NCAIDS/China CD
Dr Julie Leask, Sydney Nursing School and School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney
Prof Yifang Zhu, Associate Dean of Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
Prof Timothy F. Brewer, Epidemiology and Medicine, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
Visit here to view all speakers’ bios and slides.
Watch the recording here.
View a flyer here.
Viewers can tune in the webinar via YouTube livestream if registration capacity is reached.
This webinar is open to the public and will be recorded for those who cannot attend live.
The views, information, or opinions expressed during webinars are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (“APRU”) and its employees. APRU is not responsible for and does not verify for accuracy of any of the information contained in the series.