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WHO global conference on communicating science during health emergencies

June 25 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

WHO EPI-WIN Webinar

Join us for the public closing plenary on 25 June and engage with our speakers sharing innovative science communication concepts. The session will feature 5 keynote presentations illustrating how the science behind the COVID-19 pandemic can be made relevant and accessible to all. A panel discussion will report back on the insights of the thematic discussions held over the past three weeks.

Keynote speakers:

  • Elizabeth (Lizz) Ntonjira, Global Communication Director, Amref Health Africa, Kenya
  • Mikhail (Doctor Mike) Varshavski, Board Certified Family Medicine Physician and Content Creator, USA
  • Radhika Patnala, Founder and Director, Sci-Illustrate, Germany
  • Malia Jones, Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Applied Population Laboratory and Founding Member, Dear Pandemic, USA / Lindsey Leininger, Public Health Scientist, Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business and Founding Member, Dear Pandemic, USA
  • Fahmy Hanna, Technical Officer, Department of Mental Health and Substance Use, World Health Organization / Zeinab Hijazi, Senior Mental Health Technical Advisor, Programme Division Director’s Office, UNICEF

Panel discussion by:

  • Charles Ebikeme, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
  • Mohamed Elsonbaty, Freelance Science Journalist and Science Communication Consultant, Egypt
  • Francesca Hartley, Intensive Care Nurse, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom
  • Mirjam Jenny, Head of Science Communication Unit, Robert Koch Institute, Germany

Moderated by:

  • Melinda Frost, Technical Officer, World Health Organization

Q&A

Participants will be able to submit questions during the webinar by using Zoom’s “Q&A” feature. You may also submit them in advance by sending them to: epi-win@who.int

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Details

Date:
June 25
Time:
7:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
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Organizer

World Health Organization
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Details

Date:
June 25
Time:
7:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
View Event Website

Organizer

World Health Organization
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