Local healthcare professionals who are ready to answer your personal questions and provide fact-based information and guidance.
Life hasn’t been the same since COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) started wreaking havoc across the globe – shutting down entire cities and bringing economies to a screeching halt. As the situation evolves, more information becomes available. We know it has been tough sorting through all of it to find trustworthy and more importantly relevant information that applies to us here in East Africa. We are here to help!
We have partnered with local expert healthcare professionals who are ready to answer your personal questions and provide fact-based information and guidance. This is your chance to get real support from the comfort of your home without going to the hospital. Questions can cover any topic related to COVID-19 to support you and your loved ones stay safe during this time.
Please submit your question in the comments section below or on Facebook and to be answered by our team of experts and at the end of each day we will be publishing answers to the most 5-10 most frequently asked questions.
Here is a short brief about each one of them:
1.Dr. Kebba Jobarteh, MD, MPH, Antara Health.
Dr. Jobarteh is Co-founder and CEO of Antara Health. Kebba is a practicing Paediatrician and was born in Kenya. Kebba holds an MD from Yale Medical School, an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health, and an AB in Politics from Princeton University. Prior to Antara, Kebba launched national health programs in Malawi and Mozambique through Partners in Health and the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
2.Jason Carmichael, MPH, Tibu
Prior to co-founding TIBU, Jason worked on several outbreaks with World Health Organization (WHO) over the course of a 5-year period. This included responding to two Ebola outbreaks, Cholera, Polio and building management/operational capacity in our country offices across Africa. Jason is trained in Public Health and Epidemiology from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and absolutely loves the world of public health.
3.Eric Mbuthia, MD, MSc, Access Afya
Eric is a Medical doctor with 10 years experience as a General Practitioner here in Nairobi. He had a degree in Informatics from Swansea University in Wales. He leads the technical team for Access Afya - a network of tech-enabled clinics and pharmacies across Nairobi.
If you have any burning medical questions, we suggest you use Access Afya’s Telemedicine helpline.
Again, please submit your question in the comments section below or on Facebook and we will share responses from our team of experts by the end of each day.
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