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Welcome to the

2nd Congress of the Physicians' Association for Long COVID

Participation with Long COVID: COVID-19, Sepsis, and Inflammation-Associated Complications 

under the patronage of the Federal Minister of Health Karl Lauterbach, Thuringia's Minister President Bodo Ramelow, and the German Society of Internal Medicine (DGIM)

Symposium for those affected

Take part in the online survey on satisfaction with information on Long COVID from the Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) and actively participate in the lunchtime symposium for those affected and their relatives on 25 November from 12:45 - 14:15, which is being organised jointly with the BZgA! Click here for the survey.

During the lunchtime symposium, experts will be on hand to answer questions from those affected and their relatives and will be available for discussion.

Questions submitted up to and including 16 November 2023 can be considered for live answers at the congress.
Questions from the audience and the chat can also be put to the experts on site.

The all-day symposium for those affected will also take place.

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Congress Topics
  • Update on pathomechanisms
  • Update on evidence-based treatment approaches and rehabilitation
  • Inflammation-associated complications
Focus Topics
  • Participation of affected individuals in their living environments
  • Social and economic dimensions
  • Impacts and solutions for the workplace

Keynote speaker: Dr. Uzma Syed

Dr Uzma Syed is an infectious disease expert with extensive knowledge of COVID-19, vaccine distribution processes and the impact of these factors on health equity.
A staunch advocate for DEI and women's rights, Dr Syed oversees a variety of national and local political campaigns for health equity and social justice. She is also the founder of Align Us, a non-profit organisation that mentors youth in preparation for post-secondary careers.
Her humanitarian efforts range from refugee resettlement to annual school supply and toy drives to soup kitchens.
Dr Syed has volunteered with UNICEF for children's rights and with both the Global Youth Assembly and the United Nations to promote mobile health in underserved countries.

Information about the session: 

Keynote Lecture "Global societal impact of post infectious syndromes"

Dr Uzma Syed

Friday, 24 November 2023

16:45 - 17:30 | Room Grete Unrein

Continuing education points

The 2nd Congress of the Long COVID Medical Association was recognised by the Thuringian Medical Association as follows:  



24.11.2023 Category A 8 Points
25.11.2023 Category A 8 Points

Thuringia's Minister President B. Ramelow on the 2nd Long COVID Congress in Jena 2023

Karl Lauterbach

Foto von Karl Lauterbach

Bodo Ramelow

Foto von Bodo Ramelow