Time & Date
Thursday, May 28, 2020, 4:00 pm
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.
4 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.
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