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Symposium 2:Impact of Emerging Respiratory Infectious Diseases on TB

Tuberculosis, one the oldest infectious diseases affecting the human, it still causing a significant global public health problem. The emergence of respiratory diseases outbreaks has presented with new challenges for global and national TB controls. The current pandemic of COVID-19 is a global health crisis and it cause substantial troubles to the entire healthcare systems, including TB control programs. In this symposium, we will focus on the impact of emerging respiratory infectious diseases on tuberculosis, especially by COVID-19.

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2023 | Time: 09:00-10:30 (GMT+8)
Topic Speaker Country / Region
09:00-09:30 Epidemic and pandemic viral infections: impact on tuberculosis and the lung. Prof. Charoen Chuchottaworn Thailand
09:30-10:00 Impact of COVID-19 on tuberculosis prevention and care in Malaysia Dr. Asmah Razali Malaysia
10:00-10:30 Control of COVID-19 pandemic and Tuberculosis, in Taiwan Dr. Po-Wei Chu Taiwan