The Global Launch of No More Epidemics
No More Epidemics® is an international campaign to prevent future epidemics of emerging infectious disease. No single player can solve this problem alone. The campaign addresses this urgent challenge by bringing together nongovernmental organizations, top experts in health systems and humanitarian relief, community organizations, academic institutions,epidemiologists, scientists, and the most innovative companies and philanthropies in collaboration with national governments and international agencies, to influence governments and multilateral institutions to increase their epidemic prevention and preparedness capabilities.
11:00 - 11:30: Welcome Reception
11:30 - 11:35: No More Epidemics® Video
11:35 - 11:45: Introduction to the No More Epidemics® Campaign – Dr. Frank Smith
11:45 - 11:55: Opening Remarks – Dr. Jonathan D. Quick
11:55 - 12:00: Remarks by Dr. David Nabarro, Special Envoy on Ebola, United Nations
12:00 - 12:55: Discussion and Q&A, moderated by Dr. Quick
Dr. Nancy Knight, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, South Africa
Dr. Brian Brink, Anglo American Group
Carl Manlan, Africa Against Ebola Solidarity Trust
Representative, National Department of Health, The Republic of South Africa
12:55 - 1:00: Closing Remarks by K. Riva Levinson, US Secretariat, Ebola Private Sector
1:00 - 1:30: Sign the Pledge. Light lunch served.