MEDIA ADVISORY

WHO Africa Media Leader Briefing on COVID-19 with support of the World Economic Forum


You are invited to join this week’s online media briefing with experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), South Africa and Ghana.
Date:
Thursday 30 April
Time: 11:00 Central Africa Time (11am Johannesburg / 9 am Accra time/GMT +1)
Language: English with the option of questions and answers in French.

To attend, please register at www.wef.ch/whoafricacall

The briefing is on-the-record and organized with support from the World Economic Forum as part of the COVID Action Platform. It is an opportunity for you to ask world-leading experts questions about COVID-19 and how to minimize its impact in Africa.


Speakers are
Panelists:
Dr Matshidiso Moeti
, WHO Regional Director for Africa
Hon. Dr Zwelini Mkhize, Minister of Health of South Africa
Professor Kojo Ansah Koram, Epidemiologist, Former Director Noguchi Memorial Research Institute

The Moderator will mention that Dr Moeti is joined by Dr Michel Yao in the Brazzaville studio
Moderated by Adrian Monck, Managing Director, Public and Social Engagement, World Economic Forum.
Joined by  Dr Michel Yao, World Health Organization Emergency Operations Programme Manager


You can send
questions in advance in English or French. Please email [email protected] and [email protected] and [email protected] with your full name, your country and the media organization you work for.

Please also specify if we can go live to you (audio and video) during the briefing or if you prefer for your question to be read out. Anonymous questions will not be accepted. Please send questions
before 08:00h Central Africa Time / 09:00h Nairobi Time

You can also ask questions live during the briefing using the Q&A function in Zoom. Please specify your full name, your country and the media organization

If you have any questions, please email: [email protected] or call: +242 06 614 24 01.