Tuesday, June 01, 2021

WHO global conference on communicating science during health emergencies

There is a free online public session for this conference on 7 June 2021 at 13.00-16.00 Geneva time (12 noon-3pm UK time) with speakers who will address "the challenges of communicating science during the pandemic and how to make science accessible to all". It is organised by the World Health Organization Information Network for Epidemics (WHO EPI-WIN) and the speakers are: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization; Sylvie Briand, Director, Global Infectious Hazard Preparedness Department, World Health Organization; Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences, UNESCO; Kasisomayajula Viswanath, Lee Kum Kee Professor of Health Communication, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA; Siouxsie Wiles, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland - Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau, New Zealand; Alexandra Freeman, Executive Director, Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; Atila Lamarino, Social Media Science Communicator and Biologist, Brazil. Register at https://who.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_I5xrw5G6QAOYZh4jeQ6wxQ
Photo by Sheila Webber: peace rose, June 2021

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