Webinar #onlinetogether: Anti-COVID vaccination explained to everyone. Why do we vaccinate?
organized by the Polytechnic University of Timișoara and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Victor Babeș" from Timișoara
In these times of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, just like in other countries, face-to-face educational functions and activities are being moved online, using apps, platforms and various tools for distance education.
In the Online together webinars , we respond to these challenges, in the most practical way possible, in the spirit of open education and free access to knowledge. Participants received an Open Badge (Open digital certificate) - Online together.
Conf.dr.ing. Florin Dragan - rector of the Polytechnic University of Timișoara
Prof.dr. Daniel Lighezan - Vice-rector of the “Victor Babeș” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Timișoara
Prof.dr. Emilian Popovici - vice-president of the Romanian Society of Epidemiology
Ș.L. Dr. Virgil Musta - Clinical Hospital for Infectious and Tropical Diseases ”V. Babeș ”Timișoara
Dr. Teodora Moisil - primary care physician, Clinical Hospital for Infectious and Tropical Diseases ”V. Babeș ”Timișoara
Dr. Eng. Diana Andone - director of the e-Learning Centre UPT
Even if early 2021 finds us in the same period of insecurity, in which education continues to take place exclusively online, for the first time, after 10 months since the outbreak of the pandemic, we dare to hope that, in the more or less distant future, we have a real chance that the world will return to normal.
The authorities have taken the first steps in this direction, starting Vaccination campaign since December last year.
Smooth running of this campaign is crucial, however, especially to save lives, but also because life daily from schools and universities to return to normal as soon as possible. And one of the essential factors that can influence the optimal development of vaccination campaign It is correct information of the public.
It was an interactive and dynamic session, the main goal being informing the participants about the most discussed topic at the moment, each presenter sharing information as a professional in the field and presenting the reasons for the importance of this process.
Over 630 participants were present at this webinar on the Zoom platform, the event being watched simultaneously by over 8,000 people on the Facebook pages of the e-Learning Center and the Polytechnic University, where it was broadcast live.
Numerous questions were asked, which shows the interest of the participants in the correct information.
Online Together webinars are organized in collaboration with IEEE Romania, the EDEN Association and the Politehnica University of Timișoara, every week with guests from other universities and schools in Romania.
Watch the webinar recording below: