Location
Online
Series/Type
,
Dates
  • October 21, 2020 from 11:00am to 2:35pm

Gairdner Global Perspectives Panel:

Sustainable Development Goals & Global Health through the Pandemic Lens

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

11:00 am-2:35 pm EDT

Live French translation will be available.

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In partnership with:

International Development Research Centre

Grand Challenges Canada

Centre for Global Health – Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

SickKids Centre for Global Child Health

PROGRAM

11:00 am

Zulfiqar Bhutta, Inaugural Robert Harding Chair in Global Child Health & Inaugural Ibn Sina Scholar in Global Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children; Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health; Founding Director, Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health, Aga Khan University

11:25 am

Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Associate Scientific Director, CAPRISA; Professor, Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York; Professor, Public Health, Nelson Mandela Medical School; Pro Vice-Chancellor (African Health), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa & Salim Abdool Karim, Director, CAPRISA; CAPRISA Professor in Global Health, Columbia University, New York; Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

11:45 am

Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, 2016 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Laureate

12:05 pm

Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

Yasmin Chandani, CEO, inSupply Health Limited

12:20 pm

Moderated Discussion Session with Dr. Adalsteinn Brown, Dean, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Participants: Lawrence Haddad, Yasmin Chandani, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Anthony Fauci, Quarraisha & Salim Abdool Karim

1:00 pm

Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, WHO

1:20 pm

Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant of Pakistan’s Prime Minister and Federal Minister, Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Ministry, Government of Pakistan

Cleopatra Mugyenyi, Director, Africa Regional Office, International Center For Research On Women

1:35 pm

Moderated Discussion Session with Dr. Roopa Dhatt, Executive Director & Co-founder, Women in Global Health

Participants: Sania Nishtar, Cleopatra Mugyeni, Quarraisha & Salim Abdool Karim

2:15 pm

Peter Piot, Director, Handa Professor of Global Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; 2015 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Laureate

2:35 pm

Closing Remarks

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