GCHS Never Again Summit Series Webinar
Topic: Never Again Summit Series
Presenter: Dr. Jeremy Farrar
Chief Scientist @WHO
Jeremy spent 18 years leading the Clinical Research Unit at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, where he made many pivotal advances in the understanding of diseases like tuberculosis (TB), malaria, typhoid, dengue and influenza, as well as helping to train scientists from across South-east Asia and beyond. He joined Wellcome as Director in 2013. As part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Jeremy is a member of the UK Vaccine Taskforce and the Principles Group of the ACT-Accelerator hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), and he chairs the WHO R&D Blueprint Advisory Group.
Description: The Global Center for Health Security is honored to host guest speaker Sir Jeremy Farrar for a discussion about global health, pandemics, and health security. An epidemiologist and clinical scientist, Sir Farrar has 18 years of practice leading the Clinical Research Unit for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. With valuable experience and knowledge in how to navigate pandemics through life-saving science and innovations, we are excited to learn more about Sir Farrar for a virtual discussion and Q&A event. Registration is required.