Target Audience

This activity is specifically designed for:

  • Clinicians

  • Regulators

  • Policy makers

  • Subject matter experts

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, learners should be able to:

  • Increase knowledge on new and emerging technologies

  • Provide clearer guidance on public health needs and introduction to use

  • Empower all decision makers to make critical decisions to increase and accelerate access


The purpose of this course is to address new pathways and tools for the clinical management and surveillance of acute respiratory illness in low-and middle-income countries. Addressing these issues, the agenda is as follows:

  • Welcome: About the Health Technology Coalition (HTC)

  • A Clinical Practice Algorithm for ARI: The Bahrain experience

  • Africa CDC COVID-19 Test to Treat Guidelines: Promoting one-stop care solution

  • Roundtable Discussion and Summary

Course Directors

Professor David Heymann, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

Laura Broyles, MD, The Global Health Impact Group, US


  • Professor Manaf Al-Qahtani, Medical University of Bahrain

  • Elvis Temfack, MD, PhD, Africa CDC, Cameroon

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Course Directors

Laura Broyles, MD, The Global Health Impact Group, US

Patricia Hall-Eidson, PhD, International Laboratory Branch/CDC Atlanta, US