Thank you for taking the time to view this webinar, we hope you find it informative.

RCPath CPD accredited

This webinar consist of the following presentations:

The role of telemedicine during the COVID-19 crisis
Dr Charles Kamotho, Founder CEO, Daktari Africa

The use of telemedicine within the primary care infection management team
Dr Tom Ashfield, Telemedicine GP / Medical Advisor, Anti-infectives, Pfizer Ltd

– – – – –

If you require a certificate of attendance, details of how to obtain will appear at the end of the webinar.

Please note that once you have completed your details on the form, the certificate will be generated so please be ready to download your certificate immediately. We would like to inform delegates that each time a certificate is generated, we will be notified with details.

If you have any problems creating or downloading your certificate please contact Esme Carruthers at

  • Dr Charles Kamotho, Founder CEO, Daktari Africa

    Dr. Kamotho is a Consultant Physician from Kenya. He is the Founder and CEO of Daktari Africa, a digital health company, and Director of The International Clinic, a medical consultancy.

    After graduating from the University of Navarre, Spain, and doing his internship at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), Nairobi, he obtained a postgraduate diploma at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2000. He then returned to KNH for his Residency in Internal Medicine. In 2007 he was selected to train in Cardiology in Osaka, Japan, on a JICA scholarship. Later he attended Strathmore Business School’s Managing Healthcare Businesses (MHB) Executive Program, where he was elected the 2017 Class President.

    From 2004 Dr. Kamotho worked at the Thika District Hospital as Consultant Physician and Head of the Department of Internal Medicine, and lectured at the Kenyatta University School of Medicine.
    Dr. Kamotho started the Daktari Africa telemedicine platform in 2008. It has won various awards including a Vision 2030 Award from the ICT Board of Kenya, a Spring Accelerator (US) award, a Demo Africa finalist award, and a National Innovation Award.

    He is married with three children, and enjoys outdoor sports and live jazz.

  • Dr Tom Ashfield, Telemedicine GP / Medical Advisor, Anti-infectives, Pfizer Ltd

    Tom is a GP that works on a UK telemedicine platform and is committed to stewardship in this space. He qualified as a pharmacist prior to medicine and latterly trained in surgery and GP in the London Deanery. His broad experience provides great insight into the challenges presented to novel modes of healthcare delivery. Tom is also a Sr. Medical Advisor at Pfizer which includes supporting clinical research and collaboration in anti-infectives and stewardship.

Event details

9 September 2020


GP? Pharmacist? Researcher? Social Scientist? Whatever field you work in, if you’re committed to fighting infection then we want you to join us as a BSAC Member.
Become a member

Having trouble finding what you're after?