The South African – Thai Chamber of Commerce encourages and promotes bilateral commercial relationship between Thailand and South Africa.

Following discussions between SATCC and the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand, the latter has very kindly agreed to let SATCC members join the webinar listed below. Please just follow the instructions and you will be allowed to join this very interesting update on Covid, vaccinations and the future and how it can affect you, your family and your company.

11/8 – BCCT WEBINAR ON COVID-19: AN UPDATE & UNDERSTANDING VACCINES

As Covid-19 Pandemic vaccines are starting to be administered across Thailand, people have many questions regarding the whole process and Covid-19 in general, with this in mind BCCT will be hosting a Covid-19 Webinar with Professor Nick White and Professor Nick Day, who will present an update from the scientific world including the vaccines and how they work. This Zoom webinar will consist of a 15 to 20-minute presentation and then a Q&A session.

Date: Wednesday 11th August 2021

Time: 4.00 – 4.20 pm presentation followed by Q&A

Cost: free of charge

Booking: to register in advance for this webinar please click HERE or email banthita@bccthai.com

The Zoom webinar link will be sent directly to your email one day in advance before the event date.

Speakers: Professor Nick White and Professor Nick Day

Professor Nick White, Professor of Tropical Medicine at Mahidol University

Professor White’s diverse interests include the epidemiology, pathophysiology and management of uncomplicated and severe malaria, meliodosis, enteric fever, tetanus, dengue haemorrhagic fever, Japanese encephalitis and tuberculosis. His particular interests at present include the pathophysiology and treatment of severe malaria, the prevention of antimalarial drug resistance using artemisinin-based combinations and the biology of relapse in vivax malaria.

Professor Nick Day, Professor of Tropical Medicine and Director of the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, and of the Wellcome Trust Thailand Asia and Africa Programme

Professor Nick Day’s interests include the epidemiology, diagnosis, pathophysiology, pathogen biology, treatment and prevention of malaria, rickettsial diseases including scrub typhus, melioidosis, leptospirosis, rickettsial infections, influenza, dengue and other communicable diseases afflicting rural populations throughout Asia and beyond. Cross-cutting interests include the drivers and epidemiology of AMR, and the syndromic management of febrile illnesses and sepsis in LMIC settings.