Lectures and seminars Ziad Khatib: Reaching HIV patients through the internet of things

05-09-2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna Meeting room 03342, floor 3, Widerström building

Welcome to the research seminar with Dr. Ziad Khatib, Ph.D, hosted by the research group Global and Sexual Health (GloSH) and Doctoral Programme in Biology of Infections and Global Health Programme (BIGH). The seminar will be held in English and are open for all at KI. No registration is needed, welcome!

The seminar will present the methods used for conducting online surveys for two studies. The first study examines the utility of Web 2.0 technology among HIV patients to cope with stress in low-, middle- and high-income countries. The second study examines the utility of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis amongst LGTBQ in sub-Saharan Africa.

About the seminar leader: 

Ziad Khatib is a senior epidemiologist in infectious diseases epidemiology surveillance at the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, Vienna. An affiliated docent in global health at KI, he is also an adjunct Associate Professor in global health equity at the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Rwanda.

Funded by Grand Challenges Canada, Ziad is the PI for the Children Immunization App (CIMA) study among Syrian refuges at the Zaatari camp in northern Jordan.


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