Dr Tari Papavarnavas presented a CPD-accredited webinar on the importance of antimicrobial disease surveillance.
Antimicrobial resistance is a growing concern, and disease surveillance is an important tool in staying ahead of it. Dr Tari Papavarnavas, an infectious diseases sub-specialist discusses this topic in the replay of this webinar.
To watch the replay of this webinar and still earn a CPD point, click here: https://event.webinarjam.com/go/replay/664/zk84khxomuzo3by5zfv
Dr Tari Papavarnavas completed his medical degree at University of Pretoria and trained in General Internal Medicine and subsequently in Infectious Diseases at University of Cape Town.
He was appointed as an Infectious Diseases sub-specialist in the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at UCT in 2022 with a focus on building a comprehensive Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) service at Groote Schuur Hospital in partnership with IPC nurses, Occupational Health practitioners, Quality Assurance, and ward liaisons.
Dr Papavarnavas has also taken over as director of the Cape Town GeoSentinel Travel Surveillance Network Site, which surveys travellers from South Africa and those visiting from abroad who act as sentinels for emerging and re-emerging infections.