YANA Webinar | COVID-19 Vaccination: Ensuring Success

COVID-19 Vaccination: Ensuring Success

The global COVID-19 vaccination rollout is one of the largest public healthcare initiatives ever taken. This in-depth webinar with leading public health experts discusses the many challenges facing the distribution and administration of this vaccine.

YANA Webinar
Monday, Feb. 8, 2021

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SPEAKERS

Vaccination Priority

Dr. Bettina Experton (CEO, Humetrix), sharing their work using the world’s largest database of COVID-19 patients to identify at-risk populations and geography to help the Department of Defense allocate supply and monitor vaccination rollout.

Overcoming Obstacles

Dr. Peter Hotez ’80 (scientist, researcher, author, science explainer), addressing consumer trust issues and other barriers to the vaccination rollout. Dr. Hotez is Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine where he is also the co-director of the Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development.

Global Perspective

Dr. Saad Omer (Inaugural Director, Yale Institute for Global Health), describing what challenges exist in other countries and what lessons from the international community may improve vaccination delivery.

Moderator

Dr. Sten Vermund (Dean of the Yale School of Public Health, Professor of Pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine), who is engaged in health policy, particularly around sustainability of HIV/AIDS programs and their expansion to non-communicable diseases, coronavirus pandemic response and prevention, and public health workforce development.

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