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COVID-19 vaccine development and roll-out: Where to from here?

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Past Event

Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC)

Hosts

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Watch On

https://lshtm.zoom.us/j/95867084952#success

Languages

English
English

Channels

COVID-19

UNGA Guide

The LSHTM-Charité Global Health Lecture Series brings together leading scientists from the UK, Germany and further afield to present cutting-edge research on pressing global health issues and to discuss the implications of their work for policy and practice. The series is supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

This seventh event of the LSHTM-Charité Global Health Lecture series will focus on COVID-19 vaccine development and roll-out, exploring hot topics in COVID-19 vaccine development and implementation including the vaccination of children and pregnant women and real-world challenges of running clinical trials during a pandemic. Professor Beate Kampmann, Professor of Paediatric Infection & Immunity and Director of the Vaccine Center at London School of Hygience & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Professor Glenda Gray, President and Chief Executive Officer of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and others will speak at the event, providing insights into the status quo of COVID-19 vaccine development and roll-out, discussing real-world challenges and opportunities the pandemic has presented us with, and sharing a reflection on where we need to go from here. Professor Veronika von Messling, Director-General Life Sciences, Germany Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), will chair the event and will provide reflections on the policy context for COVID-19 vaccines in the current climate.

Hosts

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation