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Wednesday, October 7th 8:00am E.T.
Global Perspectives on COVID-19
This event is co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School and MassCPR as part of Worldwide Week at Harvard.

Scientists from the HMS-led Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness (MassCPR) in Boston and colleagues in China, Italy and South Africa will explore the impact and response to COVID-19 in various regions of the world. We will discuss initial and ongoing efforts in several countries, lessons learned and the way forward in facing the challenges ahead as a global community. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Speakers include (in order of appearance):

Mark Elliott
Vice Provost for International Affairs, Harvard University
Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History, Harvard University

George Q. Daley
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard University
Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Megan Murray
Ronda Stryker and William Johnston Professor of Global Health, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Director of Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Global Health Equity and Partners In Health

Nanshan Zhong
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Guangzhou Medical University
Director, National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Disease

Salim Abdool Karim
Director, Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA)
Member, African Task Force on Coronavirus, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
Professor of Global Health, Columbia University
Adjunct Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Fabio Ciceri
Scientific Director, San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Professor of Hematology, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele in Milan, Italy

Paul Farmer
Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard University
Chair, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Oct 7, 2020 08:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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