Thank you to those who attended Te Papa Hauora’s free public information evening on COVID 19 Thursday 23 July.  If you missed it, please feel free to watch the recording here. 

It was a great opportunity to hear from our four experts on the following topics:

  • Vaccine development –  Professor David Murdoch, University of Otago Christchurch Dean & infectious disease expert.
  • Asymptomatic transmission & contact tracing –  Dr Josh Freeman, CDHB Clinical Director Microbiology & Acting Clinical Director of Infection Prevention and Control. 
  • Positive & negative unintended health consequences of lock-down – Dr Alan Pithie, CDHB Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine.
  • How might the wellbeing of our whanau/ tamariki have been affected & what strategies might help – Dr Mairin Taylor, Registered Senior Clinical Psychologist, University of Canterbury.