EBPOM might be over but the global perioperative festival, the POCAPALOOZA, continues. Either we’ve locked our team in their rooms and forced them to continue broadcasting or they’re driven by a raw enthusiasm for the results of perioperative care to be shared around the world, either way this piece is our penultimate installment before we return to Cape Town.

What’s the situation like, in terms of medicine, in Hong Kong at the moment in the wake of COVID 19?

“Early intervention and people taking it seriously is a big thing”

The conversation evolves as our guest speaks to the realities of moving internationally to pursue your career in medicine. Can a truly global perspective better position the medical community when it comes to international co-operation?

The World Congress of Anaesthesiologists is here: https://www.wcaprague2020.com/

For more about the African Perioperative Research Group (APORG) start here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/anae.14934

Also, what’s the future of medical conferencing in the world of COVID 19 and the global pandemic?

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with Mike Irwin, Professor, Head and Chief of Service, Anaesthesiology HKU, Gleneagles Hospital.