This session will be in English.
Session duration: 75 minutes, including 30 minutes of presentation and dialogue among speakers, and 45 minutes Q&A with participants dialled in via zoom.
Covid-19 continues to spread globally and countries are gearing up their efforts to fight the virus. China and Singapore, although different in many aspects, have tackled the challenge since January and are ahead of most countries in their fight. This Caixin Global webinar brings leading doctors from Wuhan and Singapore together to share valuable lessons from the frontline.
• Dr. Peng Zhiyong, Director of Intensive Care Unit, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University; Adjunct Faculty, Department of Critical Care Medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Peng has been fighting Covid-19 in Wuhan since early January, leading ICU teams at Zhongnan Hospital and the newly built Leishenshan hospital. ICUs under his leadership have had among the lowest rates of Covid-19 fatalities and hospital transmissions.
• Dr. Vernon Lee, Director of Communicable Diseases, Singapore Ministry of Health; Adjunct Associate Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health at National University of Singapore; Senior Consultant, Singapore Armed Forces.
Assoc. Prof Vernon Lee is a dedicated public health physician with expertise in health policy and management, infectious diseases epidemiology, preparedness and research.
• Li Xin, Vice President, Caixin Media; Managing Director, Caixin Global