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Data@Breakfast: “The national debate on Smoking and COVID-19: is the current evidence enough to support the regulation?”
May 8 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am UTC+2
You are invited to the next data@breakfast for 2020 given by Prof Mosa Moshabela.
His talk is titled:
“The national debate on Smoking and COVID-19: is the current evidence enough to support the regulation?”
The event will be hosted via Zoom.
Professor Mosa Moshabela is the Dean and Head in the School of Nursing and Public Health at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He initiated the COVID-19 ‘War Room’ at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and is a member of the Department of Health provincial ‘War Room’ for COVID-19 in KwaZulu-Natal. He is also Adjunct Faculty and a former Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at the Africa Health Research Institute, South Africa. Professionally, he is a chief medical specialist, having trained as a medical practitioner (MBChB), and specialized in Family Medicine (M Fam. Med), and further completed a Masters in Demography and Health (MSc), and doctoral studies (PhD) in the field of Public Health. He received additional training in HIV Medicine (HIV Medicine (Dip HIV (SA)), and engaged in the care of people living with HIV and Tuberculosis (TB). His research involved HIV, TB, and Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in recent years, with a research portfolio in implementation science and health systems research that cuts across multiple disciplines, and involves the design, implementation, and evaluation of complex interventions in public healthcare services and programs, and seeks to improve access, quality, and equity in healthcare, in ways appropriate for resource-poor settings in sub- Saharan Africa. He is a member (2018-2020) of the Lancet Commission on
Synergies between Health Promotion, Universal Health Coverage and Global Health Security, and US National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine commission member on Human Resources for Health in Rwanda (2018-2020) and the Global Roadmap towards Healthy Longevity (2019-2021) commissions. He was recently nominated to the Academy of Science of South Africa as a member of the Standing Committee on Health.