COVID-19 Stocktake and the Hurdles to Vaccine Access Across Africa

Organized by Center for Global Development COVID-19 Stocktake and the Hurdles to Vaccine Access Across Africa October 5, 2021 RSVP FEATURING Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance of Ghana John Nkengasong, Director of Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vera…

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What is the Return on Investment of Pandemic Preparedness?

Organized by Center for Global Development What is the Return on Investment of Pandemic Preparedness? October 4, 2021 RSVP PRESENTERS Patrick Doohan, Research Associate, Jameel Institute, Imperial College London Katharina Hauck, Deputy Director of the Jameel Institute, and Professor in Health Economics, Imperial College London PANELISTS Anne Bucher, Visiting Fellow, Bruegel Sarang Deo, Professor and Executive…

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Advocacy Updates ~ September 27, 2021

Administration News White House releases American Pandemic Preparedness Plan On September 3, President Joe Biden released the American Pandemic Preparedness Plan. The plan focuses on strengthening global health security and pandemic preparedness, and lays out the administration’s thinking regarding a multilateral financing mechanism around these issues. The administration commits to lean forward and catalyze the…

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Acting With Urgency: A Special Briefing on Pandemic Preparedness and Response with Dr. John N. Nkengasong

Organized by Pandemic Action Network Acting With Urgency: A Special Briefing on Pandemic Preparedness and Response with Dr. John N. Nkengasong September 14, 2021 RSVP You’re invited! We are pleased to welcome Dr. John N. Nkengasong (Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) to our inaugural Pandemic Action Network Virtual Stage on September 14. Our Virtual…

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Resolving Today’s Global Health Crisis, and Avoiding Future Pandemics

Organized by Bruegel Resolving Today’s Global Health Crisis, and Avoiding Future Pandemics September 1, 2021 RSVP Vaccination campaigns in Europe and the United States are advancing at breakneck speed. But the vast majority of humanity remains without access to vaccines. Nobody will be safe until everyone is safe. How do we address vaccine inequity and…

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Health20 Summit

Organized by  The G20 Health and Development Partnership Health20 Summit September 1-2, 2021 RSVP The annual Health20 Summit on 1-2 September 2021, hosted by The G20 Health and Development Partnership, will be held virtually this year inviting G20 Policymakers, International Organisations, the Global Health Community, Economists, Civil Society and Academia to join discussions and make concrete…

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Advocacy Updates ~ August 10, 2021

Administration News U.S. has donated and shipped more than 100 million COVID-19 vaccines On August 3, President Biden announced that the U.S. has now donated and shipped upwards of 110 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to more than 60 countries in its efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of August, the U.S. will…

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Advocacy Updates ~ July 26, 2021

Congressional News House passes Securing America from Epidemics Act On July 22, the House passed H.R. 2118, the Securing America from Epidemics (SAFE) Act, under suspension of the rules. This legislation authorizes U.S. participation in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI), which is dedicated to vaccinations against future pandemics and is one of the…

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Advocacy Updates ~ July 13, 2021

Administration News Biden administration releases global COVID-19 response and recovery framework  On July 1, the White House released its U.S. COVID-19 Global Response and Recovery Framework, which outlines five objectives to achieve its overarching goals of ending the pandemic and strengthening global recovery and readiness for future pandemic threats. These objectives include: 1) accelerating equitable…

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Book Event: Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta’s “Nightmare Scenario – Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History”

Organized by CSIS Book Event: Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta’s “Nightmare Scenario – Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History” July 7, 2021 RSVP Please join the CSIS Global Health Policy Center on Wednesday, July 7 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT for an exciting online event featuring Washington Post health reporter Yasmeen Abutaleb and economics…

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