About this event

  • Date and time Thu 13 May 2021 from 12:30pm to 1:15pm
  • Location Online

Register to join Episode 74 'Pandemic responses from around the worldon Zoom here.

Covid-19 has been a truly global pandemic, but each nation has led its own individualised response, causing inevitable international comparisons and analysis of strategies.

In this episode, we will hear stories from countries with different challenges and responses to the pandemic. We will be joined by experts from Australia, Brazil and Israel, who will discuss infection rates, population density, vaccinations, lockdowns, borders, and the relationship between politics and science.

Our guests will include Professor Walter Ricciardi, President of the World Federation of Public Health Associations, Dr Luis Eugenio de Souza, Professor at the Federal University of Bahia in Salvador, Brazil, Dr Stephen Duckett, health program director for Australia's Grattan Institute and Professor Nachman Ash Israel’s coronavirus commissioner.

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Key speakers

Professor Walter Ricciardi

President, World Federation of Public Health Associations

Dr Luis Eugenio de Souza

Professor, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil


Dr Stephen Duckett

Health program director, Grattan Institute, Australia

Professor Nachman Ash

Coronavirus commissioner for Israel



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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