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Covid-19: Challenges & Perspectives

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Meet with Qatar University Experts!

Title: Covid-19: Challenges & Perspectives

A Virtual Conference to shed light on the QU's prominent trends and research efforts addressing Corona virus.


Sunday 19 - April - 2020

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

On the Webex app


10:00 – 10:05 Opening Remarks Dr. Talal Al-Emadi, Director of Qatar University Press, QU
10:05 – 10:15 General Introduction
Emergency Research Grant 2020
Dr. Abdelaziz Bouras, Pre-award Manager, Vice-President Office for Research & Graduate Studies, QU
10:15 – 10:45

Clinical research:
Testing Strategy in Qatar
Diagnostic Testing Challenges for Covid-19

Dr. Suhail Doi, Department Head of Population Medicine, College of Medicine, QU
Dr. Patrick Tang, Division Chief of Pathology Sciences, Sidra Medicine
10:45 – 11:00 Basic molecular research Dr. Fatiha Benslimane, Research Associate, Biomedical Research Center, QU
11:00 – 11:15 Social behavioral research:
Awareness of Citizens and Residents of the Covid-19 Pandemic
Dr. Abdoulaye Diop, Manager of Research, Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, QU
11:15 – 11:20 Break  
11:20 – 11:35 Infectious disease epidemiology and public health:
Effective Public Health Measures
Dr. Hanan Abdul Rahim, Dean of College of Health Sciences, QU
11:35 – 11:50 e-Health Dr. Tamer Khattab, Professor in Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, QU
11:50 – 12:05 Economic and Business Dr. Said Elbanna, Professor of Management, College of Business and Economics, QU
12:05 – 12:20 Technology and Materials Contribution Dr. Aboubakr Ali, Research Associate Professor, Center for Advanced Materials, QU
12:20 – 12:30 Q&A

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