Date: 24 Feb 2023

Developing tools to deliver neurological Universal Health Coverage

Venue: Online


Event Notes:

2-3pm UK time

This interactive session will discuss different tools to ensure neurological health care is universal for all. Including a global inter-observer variability study reviewing the in-patient Case Record Form used by the COVID-CNS team, supported by the WHO and WFN and conducted across 14 countries in high, middle and low income settings.

Chair: Prof. Njideka Okubadejo, MBChB, FMCP, FAAN | Professor of Neurology and Consultant Neurologist specializing in Movement Disorders at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria.

She is the first female neurologist and first female tenured Professor of Neurology in Nigeria. Her main research interest is in Movement Disorders in Africa (particularly genetics and epidemiology).

Speaker: Dr Arina Tamborska, MD National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences, University of Liverpool and Department of Neurology, Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool

Dr Arina Tamborska is an academic clinical fellow in neurology at the University of Liverpool and a neurology registrar at the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust. Following graduation from Edinburgh Medical School, she pursued academic clinical training at King’s College London before moving to Liverpool. Her research interests include neurovascular disease, neuroepidemiology and developing tools for clinical research harmonisation. Learning Objective -Gain insights into practice in different settings through knowledge exchange with fellow participants