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Alumni Webinar with Professor Shabir Madhi

When: Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Where: Off campus
Start time:16:00


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Update on COVID-19 and insights into the vaccine trials

Wits alumnus Professor Shabir Madhi (MBBCh 1990, MMed 1999, PhD 2004) is familiar to South Africans as leading the charge in two COVID-19 clinical vaccine trials in South Africa. He is Professor of Vaccinology at Wits and has been appointed as Dean of the Health Sciences Faculty in 2021. Prof Madhi serves both as Director of the Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytical Research Unit at the South African Medical Research Council and Research Chair in Vaccine Preventable Diseases of the Department of Science and Innovation/National Research Foundation. He holds the Chair of the National Advisory Group on Immunization in South Africa and is a member of the WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts.





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