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9.00 Welcome from the Chair Tricia Armstrong

Chair for morning session: Becky Swadling

09.10 Emerging infections, safety and personal responsibility along the road less travelled

David Heymann, MD, CBE
Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Distinguished Fellow, Centre on Universal Health Chatham House, London
Former Chair of the Advisory Board, Health Protection Agency/Public Health England

09.50 Update in Travel Health

Dr. Dipti Patel
Director of the National Travel Health Network and Centre

10.30 Virtual doctors developing a sustainable telemedicine service in rural Africa

Dr. Daniel Grace
Virtual Doctors Medical Director

11.10 Break

11.20 Eradicating Disease, Polio a case study

Katy Peters
Founder and CEO, 360 Health Ltd

11.35 Travel Bites: Tips for avoiding common mistakes in the travel clinic

Alys Bunce
Educational Lead. Nomad Travel Clinics

11.50 Travel Bites: MedKits revisited: Old friends and some new faces

Jason Gibbs
Medical Director. Nomad Travel Clinics

12.05 Lunch

12.35 Welcome to afternoon session

Gwen Ronald
Honorary Treasurer – Afternoon Chair

12.40 COVID-19 Vaccines. How do they work and how do they compare?

Dr. George Kassianos
CBE – BGTHA President, RCGP National Immunisation Lead, RAISE Pan-European Group on Influenza Chair, European Scientific Working Group on Influenza Board Director

13:20 Complex air retrievals during the pandemic

Kerryn McGowran
Director of Nursing. International SOS.

14:00 The Penguins of Zavodovski: Delivering travel healthcare on a BBC production

James Moore
The Exeter and Barnstaple Travel Clinics
Director – International Diploma in Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

14:40 Closing remarks

Tricia Armstrong



15:00 Close