Reflections on the COVID-19 pandemic

25 Mar - 25 Mar 2021

, By ZOOM

The COVID-19 has completely transformed our world and our country. We have all learnt important lessons whilst going through the worst pandemic of our lives. The far-reaching consequences of COVID-19 to population health and wellbeing are likely to be felt for many years. It is critical that we reflect on our response to the pandemic as we prepare to rise from the ashes.

Join us for a day full of important reflections and discussions on the response and wide implications of COVID-19.

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Agenda

09:00

Opening

Ana-Catarina Pinho-Gomes,
Lena Al-Shammari, 
Samantha Field, Jamie Fagg

09:15

Welcome

Professor Maggie Rae, President of the Faculty of Public Health

09.30

SARS-CoV-2 from discovery to new variants

Professor Eddie Holmes, ARC Australian Laureate Fellow, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases & Biosecurity, School of Life & Environmental Sciences and School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney

10:00

The quest for a vaccine

Andrew J Pollard, Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity, University of Oxford

10:30

Break

 

10:45

Asian response

Professor Gabriel Leung, Dean, Inaugural Helen and Chair of Public Health Medicine, University of Hong Kong

11.15

UK response

Dr Andrew Hayward, Reader Infectious Disease Epidemiology, University College London

11.45

Break

 

12:00

Modelling and predictions

Professor Neil Ferguson, Vice Dean
Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health

12.30

Health & Economy

Chris Giles, Economics Editor
Financial Times

13:00

Lunch

 

13.45

NHS – primary care

Professor Azeem Majeed
Professor of Primary Care and Public Health, and Head of the Department of Primary Care & Public Health, Imperial College London

14.15

NHS – primary care

Dr Helen Salisbury, General Practitioner, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences
University of Oxford

14.45

NHS – secondary care

Dr David Brealey, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, UCLH

15.15

Break

 

15.30

Long COVID

Dr Nisreen Alwan, Associate Professor in Public Health, University of Southampton

16:00

Challenges ahead for the UK, EU and the world

Professor Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

16.30

Conclusion

 

17:00

Event closes

 

 

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