Wed, 24 Feb|
Accessibility and Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines
Covid-19 vaccines have been developed and approved at an unprecedented and historical rate. Many questions have risen on access inequalities and optimal distribution methods. Join SfGH UCL: UAEM at our online panel discussion featuring experts from all sides of the access debate.
Time & Location
24 Feb 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT
About the Event
How long will it take to get the UK vaccinated against Covid-19? What about other countries?
Covid-19 vaccines have been developed and approved at an unprecedented and historical rate. Many questions have risen on access inequalities and optimal distribution methods. The SfGH UCL: UAEM campaign is hosting an online panel discussion to look at the successes and challenges of COVID-19 vaccine distribution past, present and future. Join us on February 24th at 2:00 PM GMT to learn where we're at currently, where we could be a year from now, and what it will take to get there.
Our expert panelists include:
- Rhiannon Osborne, a medical student at the University of Cambridge, National Policy and Advocacy Director at Students for Global Health UK, former co-lead of UAEM-UK (throughout the COVID 2020 period)
- Danny Kim, a PharmD student at Northeastern University currently working as the Head of Corporate Development at WELT - a biotech company focusing on digital therapeutics.
- Dr. Mohga Kamal-Yanni, a senior health advisor currently providing technical and policy support to UNAIDS and the People's Vaccine Alliance on access to health technology for Covid-19
- Dr. Helen Bedford, a professor of children's health at UCL and an immunisation expert for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health