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MSF Scientific Days – Asia is a conference to showcase research, innovation, and experiences from treatment and humanitarian programmes across the region. MSF Scientific Days bring together researchers, practitioners, academics and patient representatives to catalyse improvements in the quality of care provided to patients and populations at risk.


19th November 2020 14:30 – 15:05 IST// 0900-0935 UK

| Panel Discussion: Coronavirus and health systems affected by protracted conflict – The case of Syria


Dr Fouad M Fouad, Associate Professor at the American University of Beirut and co-chair of the Syria Public Health Network

Manar Marzouk, Public health researcher and consultant. Has recently performed modelling on COVID-19 interventions in Syria as part of the CoMo initiative at Oxford University.

Dr Naser Mhawesh, Public Health specialist and Surveillance Coordinator for the Early Warning Alert and Response Network (EWARN) of the Assistance Coordination Unit

Crystal van Leeuwen, Medical Emergency Manager, OCA, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Dr Aula Abbara, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust/ co-chair of the Syria Public Health Network

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