TUFH Symposium - Health Professional Competencies in Managing COVID-19 and Other Pandemics: What to Prepare?

24mar10:00 am11:00 amTUFH Symposium - Health Professional Competencies in Managing COVID-19 and Other Pandemics: What to Prepare?

Event Details

Date: March 24, 2022 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM UTC

Event Description:

The complex challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic provide a great opportunity to reflect and identify improvements to pandemic response practices, policies, and health professional curricula. Strengthening of extant health professional curriculum components especially the often-overlooked components is needed to ‘future-proof’ the health professional training programs. Alternative approaches in delivering health professional curricula, including expansion of commonly used approaches and collaboration with non-conventional disciplines in inter-professional learning, would support the health workforce’s pandemic preparedness in the increasingly interconnected world.

We recommend you read the following articles prior to the event:

Allen J, Burns N, Garrett L, Haass RN, Ikenberry GJ, Mahbubani K, Menon S, Niblett R, Nye JS, O’Neil SK, Schake K, Walt SM. How the world will look after the coronavirus pandemic. Foreign Policy. 2020. HERE

Sabri AA, Qayyum MA. The problem of evidence-based medicine in developing countries. Canadian Med Assoc J. 2006; 175(1):62. HERE

Higgins R, Martin E, Vesperi MD. An anthropology of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anthropology Now. 2020; 12(1):2-6. HERE

Miller JM. Do COVID-19 conspiracy theory beliefs form a monological belief system? Can J Political Sci. 2020; 53(2):319-326. HERE

World Health Organization. Framework for action on interprofessional education & collaborative practice. 2010. Geneva: HERE

Bio of Presenters:

Brahm Marjadi

Associate Professor Brahmaputra (Brahm) Marjadi is a medical doctor, general practitioner and an academic with 25 years’ experience. He has undertaken Master of Public Health and PhD studies in healthcare-associated infection prevention and control. He has taught in medical microbiology, infection control, epidemiology, evidence-based practice, research methods, and social determinants of health in Indonesia and Australia. He currently serves as the Associate Dean for Engagement at the School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Australia. In 2020 he co-designed an award-winning training program to mobilise the Australian public health workforce in Western Sydney to manage the COVID-19 outbreak.




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(Thursday) 10:00 am - 11:00 am Date: March 24, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM UTC(GMT+00:00)