The World Medical Association (WMA) is conducting interviews, "COVID Talks", with WMA leaders and members about various issues relating to COVID 19 globally as well as in different regions of the world. Previously published COVID talks can be accessed using the links below: 

  • COVID Talk with CPME President Prof. Dr. Frank Ulrich Montgomery, focusing on vaccinations.

  • COVID Talk with CPME Senior Policy Advisor Sara Roda on so-called COVID-Apps, different national experiences and data protection.
  • COVID Talk with Dr Caline Mattar [USA] on the use of various types of face masks and face shields in the clinical setting and in public.
  • COVID Talk with Dr Richtard Idro [Uganda] reporting on a country with a very low number of cases taking strong precautions not to risk a disaster.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Klaus Reinhardt [Germany] on the German response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Mukesh Haikerwal [Australia] on the government sponsored respiratory clinic in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia and his family physician office during the pandemic.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Anamaria Arriagada [Chile] on the Covid-19 situation in a health care system which frequently deals with catastrophes and scarcity.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Chaand Nagpaul [UK] about efforts to increase the surge capacity in the National Health Service

  • COVID Talk with Dr Audrey Fontaine [France] on the experience of young physicians during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Xavier Deau [France] on thoughts and fears surrounding the work without protection and meager support by the health authorities.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Jacqueline Kitulu [Kenya] on measures to keep numbers of COVID-19 cases as low as possible in a country with very limited health care resources.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Tomas Cobo [Spain] on the extreme outbreak of COVID-19 in Spain.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Heidi Stensmyren [Sweden], describing a different approach to tackle the pandemic and the potential of having to triage for ICU treatment.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Tony Bartone [Australia] on their national perspective.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Kate Baddock [New Zealand] on lockdown in an individualistic society.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Reynir Arngrimsson [Iceland] on large scale testing to contain the pandemic.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Dave Barbe [USA] on different speeds of development of the pandemic in the USA.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Indika Karunathilake [Sri Lanka] on the island state dealing with the threat of COVID-19 in an early phase.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Pablo Requena [Vatican] on pastoral and spiritual care during the pandemic.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Miguel Jorge [Brazil] on the pandemic being a psychological and mental health threat.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Brian Chang [Taiwan] on a successful strategy to contain the outbreak of the pandemic. 

  • COVID Talk with Dr Ravi Wankhedkar [India] about an early lock down in a large country.

  • COVID Talk with Osahon Enabulele [Nigeria] on COVID-19 in a Central African country.

  • COVID Talk with Dr Leonid Eidelman [Israel] on precautionary measures and restrictions.