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Pandemic Lessons

Professor David Heymann, an authority on infectious diseases, will discuss the global lessons to be learned from the covid pandemic at an AEJ UK meeting on 3 February 2023.

He will assess the successes and failures of global collaboration in tackling Covid19 and whether lessons have been learned to deal with future health challenges. 

Heymann is professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, was chairman of Public Health England from 2012 to 2017, and worked for 22 years at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva on secondment from the USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

David Heymann at the School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine