28
May

COVID-19: Global Perspectives

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Time & Date

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 4:00 pm

Event Location

Boston University Virtual EventOpen in Google Maps

WBUR is a proud to be a collaborator on this Boston University School of Public Health virtual seminar. This seminar will convene 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.

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

Agenda

4 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.

OPENING REMARKS

Sandro Galea, 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