Virtual Orthopaedic Training in Africa: New Perspectives

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s been a big reminder that we must rapidly adopt technology to ensure high quality training. Virtual education, virtual meetings and virtual orthopaedics has become the new normal around the world. The big question remains? Will we return to our old ways as physical distancing policies loosen, or will we continue to innovate in the use of virtual communication. Let’s take a deep dive with a highly interactive small group discussion on this issue.

What we will discuss:

  • The need for virtual training in Africa
  • A new model for training
  • Impact and Acceptance of of virtual training
  • Future perspectives to innovate in virtual education


Edward Kironde, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mulago Hospital
Nakasero Hospital
Kampala, Uganda
Executive Member of the Orthopaedic Society of Uganda


Vwakya Wanzou Jean Paul, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon
Ultima Trauma and Orthopedic Centre
Benedict Medical Centre
Kampala, Uganda


Kampala, Uganda

Date and Time

2020-06-24 @ 06:30 PM
* All event times are in EST (Toronto)

Recorded Video/Audio Presentation

Recorded Video/Audio Discussion

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