About this event

  • Date and time Thu 24 Jun 2021 from 12:30pm to 1:15pm
  • Location Online

Register to join Episode 80 'The global pandemic response - now, and looking to the future' on Zoom here.

This episode will look at the international collaborative pandemic response considering the global governance mechanisms of managing epidemics, pandemics and the race to global vaccination.

We will be joined by two leading voices from the global stage; Professor David Heymann, distinguished fellow in the Global Health programme at Chatham House and previous assistant director-general for health security and environment at the World Health Organisation, and Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and previous Acting Director of the Regional Centre for Disease Control of West Africa.

Speaking to RSM Vice President Dr Claire Bayntun, our guests will offer insight into the leadership by global organisations through the pandemic, share experience gained from Covid-19 and other epidemics, and explore the need for global systems and structures to effectively manage health threats of the future.

Due to this episode being pre-recorded, there will be no live Q&A for this webinar. Please submit your questions in advance through registration.

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Key speakers

Dr Claire Bayntun

RSM Vice President

Professor David Heymann

Distinguished Fellow, Global Health programme, Chatham House and former assistant director-general for health security and environment, World Health Organisation

 Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu

Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and former Acting Director, Regional Centre for Disease Control of West Africa



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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