The global response to Covid-19 Pandemic has mobilized an unprecedented level of resources for research, leading to the development of effective vaccines in record time. However, this success has limitations, as no therapies have proven effective against the new virus and vaccination campaigns are facing global inequalities. Today more than ever, it is time to adopt a holistic approach to tackle this pandemic, covering biological, clinical, environmental and social issues, and to define strategies to fight global health threats.
The CaixaResearch Conference 'Overcoming Covid-19 and preparing for the future" (Nov 16-17, 2021) will foster discussion on available tools, current vaccines technologies and logistics to fight the current pandemic and other emerging infections, with the aim of improving preparedness and evidence-based decision-making.
This CaixaResearch Conference is co-organized by "la Caixa" Foundation and Biocat, lead by a Scientific Committee by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) and IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Center, centers funded by “la Caixa” Foundation.
Georgetown University (USA) & College of Medicine (U. of Malawi)
Secretary for Public Health
Government of Catalunya
Chief Medical Officer
Head of Poxvirus and vaccines group
Centro Nacional de Biotecnología
Corporate Director of Research and Health
"la Caixa" Foundation
Senior Advisor for Research and Implementation on malaria elimination
Royal Veterinary College
Associate Professor & Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Chief Data Scientist
UN Global Pulse
Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
Director of Innovation
Director Environment, Climate Change and Health
Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol
University of Oxford
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases
R&D and Regulatory Affairs Director
Online Format - Activity free of charge
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