COVID-19: Global Perspectives

Thursday, May 28, 2020

This seminar convened experts in public health to discuss the narrative of COVID-19 in their own country and region, from the perspective of national numbers, government response, and the consequences of the pandemic.

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Co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation-Boston University 3-D Commission.


EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Aggressive Containment, Extensive Contact Tracing



Vaccine Acceptance Requires Trust



Moving the Needle in Egypt



The Greatest Challenge in Chile



Agenda

4 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.
OPENING REMARKS

Sandro Galea (@sandrogalea), Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health


4:05 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
INDIA AND SOUTH ASIA

Kalpana Balakrishnan, Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Occupational Environmental Health; Professor, SRU-ICMR Centre for Advanced Research on Air Quality, Climate and Health, Sri Ramachandra Institute for Higher Education and Research, Chennai


4:15 p.m. – 4:25 p.m.
UNITED KINGDOM AND EUROPE

Heidi Larson, Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science and Director, The Vaccine Confidence Project, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Clinical Professor, Department of Health Metrics Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle


4:25 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.
EGYPT, EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, AND AFRICA

Sherine Shawky, Senior Research Scientist, The Social Research Center, The American University in Cairo


4:35 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
CHILE AND SOUTH AMERICA

Jeanette Vega, Chief Medical Innovation and Technology Officer, Red de Salud UC-Christus


4:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
MODERATED DISCUSSION AND Q&A