Viral hepatitis in sub-Saharan Africa i-ECHO clinic

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As a Hub, the Division of Hepatology and Liver Clinic in the Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur/UCT has been hosting “Viral hepatitis in sub-Saharan Africa” ECHO clinics aimed at delivering expertise on the management of viral hepatitis to under-resourced regions. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Project ECHO at The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque has expanded our licence to run weekly COVID-19 clinician-based virtual meetings on the ECHO ZOOM platform, featuring both international and national clinicians and researchers. These weekly meetings are facilitated by Profs Wendy Spearman and Mark Sonderup and chaired by Prof Graeme Meintjes, Infectious Diseases Specialist, Groote Schuur Hospital/UCT together with a panel of experts including infectious disease specialists, respiratory physicians, critical care specialists, cardiologists and rheumatologists.