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September 05, 2018

Mark Your Calendars: Symposium on Preparing for the Next Flu Pandemic

The last flu season was one of the deadliest in years and exposed our vulnerability to a pandemic. A panel of the world’s leading flu experts will discuss what happened and how we can prepare for the next global outbreak.

RSVPs required: If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to events@taskforce.org.

Here are details of the program:

Keynote Address:  Lisa Koonin, DrPH, MN, MPH, Deputy Director, Influenza Coordination Unit, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Panelists include:

— Ann Moen, Chief Influenza Preparedness and Response, World Health Organization

— Silvia Bino, MD, Head of the Control of Infectious Diseases and Immunization Department, Albania Institute of Public Health

— Phyllis Frosst, PhD, Global Director, Health Policy, Pandemic Response Solutions, Seqirus 

— Sandra Ford, MD, District Health Director and Chief Executive Officer, DeKalb County Board of Health

The panel discussion will be moderated by Joe Bresee, MD, Associate Director for Global Health Affairs, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention + Director, Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction, The Task Force for Global Health.

Preparing for the Next Pandemic – Recording

Other Videos: The Partnership for Influenza for Vaccine Introduction 

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