Meeting of the GTFCC Working Group on Case Management Webinars

September 17 - October 1, 2020, Virtual Event

Summary

In lieu of the annual face to face GTFCC Case Management working group meeting, 2 virtual seminars of approximately 90-minute duration were organized.

The first seminar focused on the implementation of the Case Management pillar of National Cholera Plans (NCP) and the second on research updates relating to case management.

Download the Webinar 1 program

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The second seminar took place on Thursday, October 1 from 16:00-17:30 (CET).

After initial introductions, there were three presentations followed by a discussion:

  • Randomised-control trial comparing rapid vs slow rehydration of children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and dehydrating acute diarrhoea – Dr. Md. Nur Haque ALAM, Emirates Scientist, NCSD, icddr,b
  • Retrospective and prospective evaluations of case area targeted interventions (CATIs) for cholera outbreaks in humanitarian settings – Paul SPIEGEL, Professor Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Director Center for Humanitarian Health and Ruwan RATNAYAKE, Epidemiologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Phage for the masses: Using phages as a cholera intervention for household transmission – Minmin YEN, Ph.D., MPH – CEO & Co-Founder of PhagePro

Download the Webinar 2 program

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Resources

15:00-16:30 (CET)

Cholera case management: Zambian experience

Dr. Fred KAPAYA, National Cholera Program Coordinator

15:00-16:30 (CET)

Building bridges: a community and branch based cholera preparedness approach

Chris BREWER, IFRC Africa Cholera Coordinator

15:00-16:30 (CET)

Approaches to improving access to cholera case management in humanitarian settings: South Sudan experience

Dr. Wamala Joseph FRANCIS, WHO, South Sudan

15:00-16:30 (CET)

Randomised-control trial comparing rapid vs slow rehydration of children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and dehydrating acute diarrhoea

Dr. Md. Nur Haque ALAM, Emirates Scientist, NCSD, icddr,b

15:00-16:30 (CET)

Retrospective and prospective evaluations of case area targeted interventions (CATIs) for cholera outbreaks in humanitarian settings

Paul SPIEGEL, Professor Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Director Center for Humanitarian Health

Ruwan RATNAYAKE, Epidemiologist, LSHTM

15:00-16:30 (CET)

Phage for the masses: Using phages as a cholera intervention for household transmission

Minmin YEN, Ph.D., MPH - CEO & Co-Founder of PhagePro