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Protecting us from Disease X How to prevent the next deadly global epidemic

Note: This is a past event, coverage of which can be found by clicking here.

EVENT DESCRIPTION

This event will explore the lesson we need to learn from the ebola outbreak and ways in which the UK can work with developing countries to establish a good level of healthcare infrastructure to help combat epidemics. We will discuss how developing vaccines can help protect against these deadly diseases and explore how the UK can best prepare for the next epidemic outbreak. 

Refreshments will be provided.

OPENING REMARKS

Theo Clarke - Founder & CEO, Coalition for Global Prosperity

CHAIR

Paul Nuki - Editor, Global Health Security, The Daily Telegraph

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

The Rt Hon Nick Herbert MP - Co-Chair, APPG on Global Tuberculosis

Richard Hatchett - CEO, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)

Dr Colin Brown - Front-line medical worker during the Ebola crisis

Trudi Lang - Professor of Global Health, University of Oxford

HOSTS

The Daily Telegraph, Wellcome Trust, Coalition for Global Prosperity and Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations