10 November 2022 (Thu)
As international travel gradually resumes, Hong Kong needs to prepare against the ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in multiple non-endemic countries. The World Health Organization recommends surveillance, contact-tracing, and judicious vaccination in this public health emergency. This CME webinar discusses the lessons learned in the US over the last five months and elaborates on our next steps.
Monkeypox control: US experience in vaccination and treatment
Prof Peter V. CHIN-HONG
Professor of Medicine, Health Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco
Preparedness and response plan for monkeypox in Hong Kong
Dr AU Ka Wing Albert
Principal Medical & Health Officer (Epidemiology), Department of Health, Hong Kong
Dr Owen T. Y. TSANG
Medical Director, Hospital Authority Infectious Disease Centre, Hong Kong
Dr WONG Tin Yau Andrew
Hon. Consultant, Infectious Disease Centre and Department of Medicine & Geriatrics, Princess Margaret Hospital, Hong Kong
|Accreditors||Points (Max)||Group / Category|
|College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists||1.5|
|Hong Kong College of Community Medicine||1|
|Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine||1.5||Passive|
|Hong Kong College of Paediatricians||2||Cat A|
|Hong Kong College of Pathologists||1.5|
|Hong Kong College of Physicians||1.5||Passive|
|Hong Kong College of Radiologists||1.5||Cat B|
|The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong||1.5|
|The Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists||1.5||Passive|
|The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians||2||Cat 5.2|
|The Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists||1||Cat 2.2|
|The Hong Kong Medical Association (MCHK CME)||1.5|
- This webinar is open to all healthcare professionals and is conducted in English.
- The webinar will be held via Zoom. Login details will be emailed to you in 5 minutes when you register online.
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