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Source: Africa Press Organisation – English – Report:

BRAZZAVILLE, Congo (Republic of the), October 8, 2020/APO Group/ —

Please join an online media briefing, which will provide you with the latest information on COVID-19 in Africa and is organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and facilitated by APO Group. The briefing will particularly focus on COVID-19 and mental health.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa
  • Hon Dr Manaouda Malachie, Minister of Public Health, Republic of Cameroon
  • Dr Naeem Dalal, Psychiatrist registrar, University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka and Co-Founder, COVID-19 Zambia Wellbeing and Mental Health Alliance

Date: Thursday 8 October 2020

Time: 11:00 Brazzaville Time GMT +1 / 12:00 Lusaka/Johannesburg time

To attend, please register at:

Interpretation will be provided in French. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to access the event.

You can send questions in advance in English and French. Please email Collins Boakye-Agyemang:, Danielle Siemeni: with your full name, your country and your media organization. Anonymous questions will not be accepted.

You can also ask questions live during the briefing using the Q&A function in Zoom. Please specify your full name, your country and the media organization you work for.

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