- Manica Balasegaram, Executive Director, GARDP
- Joanne Liu, Pediatric Emergency Physician at the University of Montreal, and former International President of Médecins Sans Frontières
- Marc Mendelson, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
Moderator: Claire Doole
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the impact of pandemics. The novel coronavirus has claimed more than a million lives, trillions of dollars have been lost, expenditures cut and international efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals put in jeopardy.
COVID-19 has demonstrated pandemic preparedness requires a global coordinated effort, and no country can do it alone. Strengthening our ability to fight the silent pandemic of drug-resistant infections must also ensure affordable access to vital health tools, including new and improved treatments. This webinar will focus on how we can apply the lessons learned from COVID-19 to tackle drug resistance and ensure access to appropriate antibiotics.
The presentations were followed by a Q&A session.
This live webinar including interactive Q&A session was broadcast on 4 March 2021.
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