Dr Husna Begum is an APPRISE Research Fellow and the central project manager for the SPRINT-SARI (Short PeRiod IncideNce sTudy of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection) study in the clinical research and infection prevention pillar of APPRISE. She is based at the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre at Monash University. She specialises in operationalising large multicentre clinical research studies.
Husna works with the SPRINT-SARI management committee, international intensive care unit (ICU) networks and other pandemic preparedness stakeholders to develop standardised data collection tools and test them globally for various infectious syndromes.
APPRISE Fellowship Project: Implementing sustainable models of surveillance for clinically important syndromes associated with emerging infectious diseases
Project: SPRINT-SARI (Short PeRiod IncideNce sTudy of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection) is an important step forward in achieving preparedness to conduct observational studies of infectious syndromes during future pandemics or regional epidemics