Monday 25 October 2021 – 12:30
This is a live online event. Please do not travel to the Institute.

As the World Health Organisation’s Special Envoy on Covid-19, Dr. David Nabarro has played a leading role in the international response to the pandemic.

In conversation with Bronwen Maddox, director of the Institute for Government, he will discuss the international community’s handling of the crisis – from the initial outbreak in early 2020, to public health measures used to curb transmission, to current vaccination programmes.

As the international vaccine roll-out continues, but with high numbers of Covid-19 cases across the world, Professor Nabarro will also set out how countries can best manage this phase of the pandemic – and what needs to be done to ensure we are better prepared in the future.

David Nabarro is co-director and chair of Global Health at Imperial College London’s Institute of Global Health Innovation and strategic director of 4SD. In March 2020 he was appointed Special Envoy of WHO Director-General on COVID-19.  He has over 40 years of experience in international public health as a community-based practitioner, educator, public servant, director and diplomat. He was awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for work on international public health in 1992.


Please note:

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Monday 25 October 2021 – 13:30
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Monday, October 25, 2021 – 12:30

Original source – The Institute for Government

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