This education series webinar will focus on Dr. Asturias’s direct experience in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall of 2020 and his continued efforts in the vaccine rollout in Guatemala. Dr. Asturias will discuss his continued epidemiological and medical educational COVID-19 vaccine endeavors. Topics that will be discussed:
• An update on the current state of COVID-19 infections in Central America, specifically in Guatemala
• An overview of mitigating COVID-19 in in Central American countries continued strategies
• The vaccine rollout trends in other middle- and low-income nations globally, and the current vaccine rollout and distribution
Edwin Asturias, MD| Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Jules Amer Chair in Community Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Colorado; Director for Latin America, Center for Global Health, and Professor of Epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health
This education event is being presented for healthcare providers, medical students, public health students, and anyone else interested in global health and equitable vaccine distribution.