Accelerating Detection of Disease: UKRI Industry Briefing for Life Sciences Sector

Virtual Event

The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)-funded Accelerating Detection of Disease (ADD) program will host a webinar on 1 October 2020 for life science companies to learn more about partnering and investment opportunities. Over the next four years the ADD program will recruit five million volunteers to support research intended to improve early detection, risk stratification, […]

Got Masks? PPE Compliance and Fatigue in First Responder Realms

Virtual Event

The National Emerging Special Pathogen Training and Education Center (NETEC) will host ‘Got Masks? PPE Compliance and Fatigue in First Responder Realms' on 2 October 2020 as part of its virtual webinar series. Are personnel becoming less diligent with PPE? Is there a significant element of PPE fatigue? Do you know what the PPE requirements are […]

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Innovative Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health

Virtual Event

The National Institutes of Health will host a virtual learning session entitled 'Innovative Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health' on 7 October 2020 as part of the DS-I Africa Virtual Forum series. Maternal and child health outcomes in Africa still lag behind the rest of the world despite prioritization as a topic of focus […]

Using Data Science to Fight COVID-19

Virtual Event

The National Institutes of Health will host a virtual learning session entitled ‘Using Data Science to Fight COVID-19' on 14 October 2020 as part of the DS-I Africa Virtual Forum series. Moderator: Stefan Jaeger, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health Panelists: Agnes Kiragga, Ph.D., Head of Statistics and Data Management Unit and Senior […]

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Pediatric Perspectives During a Pandemic

Virtual Event

The National Emerging Special Pathogen Training and Education Center (NETEC) will host ‘Pediatric Perspectives During a Pandemic” on 16 October 2020 as part of its virtual webinar series. In this webinar, NETEC will describe the epidemiology of acute COVID-19, including post-infectious manifestations and the unique aspects of caring for children during a pandemic. NETEC will […]

Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Life Science Enterprise

Virtual Event

The National Academies’ Board on Life Sciences will host two panel sessions on October 16 on Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Life Science Enterprise and Inequities in the Life Sciences: Understanding the Issues. How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected research, education, and workforce in the life sciences? This session will explore short and […]

Innovations in Health Metrics Sciences: Measuring, Mapping, and Monitoring Morbidity and Mortality at the Regional, National, and Local Levels in Africa

Virtual Event

The National Institutes of Health will host a virtual learning session entitled ‘Innovations in Health Metrics Sciences: Measuring, Mapping, and Monitoring Morbidity and Mortality at the Regional, National, and Local Levels in Africa' on 21 October 2020 as part of the DS-I Africa Virtual Forum series. This session will highlight the emerging field of health […]

Digital Genetic Sequences and International Data Sharing Policies

Virtual Event

The National Academies’ Board on Life Sciences will host a virtual panel discussion on October 21, 2020 on Digital Genetic Sequences and International Data Sharing Policies. How does the complex policy environment affect sharing of genetic sequence data internationally to address critical and pressing societal needs? This session will explore the implications of ongoing international […]

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