The Global Launch of No More Epidemics

November 12, 2015 - 11:00am - 1:30pm
Venue: 
The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory 107 Central Street Johannesburg 2198, South Africa

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.

PROGRAM AGENDA

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
Mobilization Group

1:00 - 1:30: Sign the Pledge. Light lunch served.

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