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2021 Global Health Seminar Series

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​GLOBAL DIALOGUE ON THE PANDE​​MIC TREATY: WILL IT COMBAT FUTURE PANDEMICS?

​​​​​Artic​le by ​Maverick Citizen, "Global treaty on Covid-19 has to be located in human rights, panel told​​​​​".​​​​​

GLOBAL DIALOGUE ON THE PANDE​​MIC TREATY: WILL IT COMBAT FUTURE PANDEMICS?

9th September 2021

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His Excellency Mr John Dramani Mahama

Former, President of Ghana


Keynote Address

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Ms Malebona Precious Matsoso

Panel Member - The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR), Honorary Lecturer, Wits Pharmacy and Pharmacology​

The need for legal instruments to tackle pandemics - Overview

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  Notes​​​​​

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Ms Preeti Sudan

Panel Member – The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR), PMNCH Acting Chair (Retd. Civil Servant, Indian Administrative Service), India​

Findings & recommendations of the IPPPR - Global & Regional equity

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Prof Lawrence O. Gostin

University Professor and Founding O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law, Georgetown University Director, WHO Collaborating Center on National and Global Health Law, United States of America​

Do we need a Treaty or Convention? (Lessons from the Framework Convention of Tobacco Control and IHR)

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Mr Mark Heywood

Editor, Maverick Citizen, South Africa

Will a treaty or convention improve EQUITABLE ACCESS to vaccines, diagnostics & therapeutics?

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Mr Zane Dangor

Special Adviser - Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), South Africa

What this treaty/ convention will mean for South Africa and the African Continent?

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GLOBAL HEALTH AND CLIMATE BREAKDOWN: A PROGRAMME OF ACTION

​13th May 2021

Introduction​​​​​​     |     Discussion​​​​​

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Prof Anthony Costello​​

Co-Chair of the international Lancet Countdown for Climate Action and Health

Professor Anthony Costello is co-chair of the international Lancet Countdown for Climate Action and Health, and senior advisor to a new WHO UNICEF Lancet Commission Countdown to 2030 (CAP-2020, Children in All Policies).

Climate Breakdown challenges of how to protect our children’s future

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​Dr Marina Romanello

Data Scientist and Research Fellow for The Lancet Countdown

Dr Marina Romanello is Data Scientist and Research Fellow for The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change, where she leads the research of the collaboration, and is in charge of the scientific development and refining of the Lancet Countdown's indicators.

Lancet Countdown’s research, outlining the key findings of the Lancet 2020 report

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Ms Almaaz Mudaly

Climate Change Activist; High School Liaison for the Youth Climate Action Plan at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

Ms Almaaz Mudaly is in Grade 9 at Roedean School and a Multi-award winning debater. She has used the Climate Change agenda to influence policies and leaders at the provincial, national and global level.

A youth perspective on the systemic change needed to solve the climate crisis

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Mr Saliem Fakir

Executive Director of the African Climate Foundation

MMr Saliem Fakir has served as Director of the World Conservation Union, South Africa (IUCN-SA) for eight years and has served on a number of Boards and is a prolific writer who contributes regularly to leading South African publications like Engineering News, Business Day and the Daily Maverick.

Climate Breakdown and Global Health on the African Continent – A time for action

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DECOLONISING GLOBAL HEALTH - THE CASE FOR VACCINE EQU​ITY

​11 March 2021

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Prof Keymanthri Moodley​​

Director of the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law,
Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University

Prof Keymanthri Moodley is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine at Stellenbosch University and Director of the Centre for Medical Ethics & Law. The Centre is one of 13 WHO Collaborating Centres in Bioethics in the world and the first on the African continent.

Prioritizing COVID-19 vaccine allocation in South Africa: ethics and collective responsibility​

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  Addit​ional​ Readings​​​​​

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​Dr Heinrich Cyril Volmink

Public Health Medicine Specialist

Dr Heinrich Cyril Volmink is a Public Health Medicine Specialist currently consulting in industry. He is also a board member of OUTA. He previously served as a MP in the National Assembly and a MPL in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. ​

COVID-19 vaccine rollouts in selected African countries: lessons and challenges

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  Addit​ional Readings 1
  Addit​ional Readings 2​​

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​Prof Leslie London

Head, Division of Public Health Medicine,
School of Public Health and Family Medicine,
University of Cape Town

Prof Leslie London is a Public Health Medicine Specialist at UCT with an interest in human rights, public health ethics. He is a Steering Committee member of the People's Health Movement in South Africa and convenes its work in SA on Equitable Access to Health Technologies for COVID 19. ​​​​

Bad for your health - the impact of patents on Equity of Access to Health Technologies for COVID-19

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