Living with COVID-19 – patient conference

26 Nov, 2022

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Together with the DRAGON project, ELF will hold a free online patient conference focused on COVID-19 on Saturday 26 November from 10:00-13:00 CET.

The conference will be co-chaired by a healthcare professional and a person who has been affected by COVID-19 and long-COVID. It will feature:

  • expert presentations
  • patient experiences, and
  • the chance to ask questions to the experts.

Presentations will include:

  • COVID-19: where are we now?
  • COVID-19 and people with lung conditions
  • The latest research on long-COVID
  • The latest treatment options for long-COVID
  • The most up-to-date information on vaccination.

The event will be in English and a live translation app will be available on the day, with simultaneous translation into: Arabic, Bahasa (Indonesian), Bengali, Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

Speakers include:

  • Prof. Tobias Welte, Professor of Pulmonary Medicine and Director of the Department of Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases at Hannover University School of Medicine, Germany
  • Dr Georgia Hardavella, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Sotiria Athens Chest Diseases Hospital, Greece
  • Dr. Joan Soriano, Senior Researcher at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
  • Dr Tracey Vannorsdall, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA
  • Prof. Ioannis Vogiatzis, Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences, Northumbria University, UK
  • Prof. Anita Simonds, Professor Emeritus of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
  • Dr Apostolos Bossios, Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine & Consultant Physician, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.
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