With Australia recently recording its first case of mpox in six months, and a reported expected resurgence as the northern hemisphere heads into summer – it’s vital that low to middle resource settings in the Asia and Pacific region stay on top of the clinical recommendations around the virus.
This month, ASHM held a webinar on clinical presentations and differential diagnosis considerations in mpox. Participants learnt current epidemiology, routes of transmission, mitigation strategies and how to identify differential diagnosis and explore public health responses to mpox in the Asia and Pacific region. This webinar is part of a series taking place this year. For those who missed the screening, follow the link to watch this on demand.
Part of ASHM’s response to supporting the health workforce on mpox in this region has been the establishment of a community of practice. This has been a place for health professionals in the Asia and Pacific region to connect, seek and share information and advice, improve care for patients and bust myths about mpox. With health professionals joining from over 10 countries in the region, this community holds a diverse range of expertise and learning. For health professionals working in low to middle resource settings across the Asia and Pacific region who would like to join the conversation click here.