Preparing for the Next Pandemic Micro Conference and Group Challenge
The third Transnational Educational Initiative (TEI) will be organized by Monash University in July 2021. Due to the pandemic situation, this year’s TEI will be held in online platform. Students from member universities of the Global Alliance of Medical Excellence (GAME) were invited to join the program to address answers to the following questions:
What the factors considered by government and non-government organisations in preparing for pandemics?
What do pandemics reveal about existing global inequity?
What is the role of public health and bio-discovery in rapid pandemic responses?
At the end of the conference participants should be able to:
Identify the factors contributing to a successful pandemic response
Discuss aspects of health, economic, social and cultural inequity that impact on pandemic response and outcomes globally
Critically appraise the roles of public health and bio-discovery in successful pandemic responses
THEME: Do you have what it takes to save humanity?
DATE: 26 July 2021 to 29 July 2021
TIME: 7:00pm – 9:30pm (AEST)
Medical students of senior years
Free of charge
PROGRAM SYLLABUS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
BIOGRAPHY OF OUR WORLD LEADING SPEAKERS
A certificate of completion will be given to participating students
Topic of the day
Fabrizio De Ponti
Itzel Bustos Villalobos
T E I
Creator of the Pandemic board-game. The Californian based games designer will be giving us a live Q&A session. He donates 5% of the revenues from his 2008 multiple award winning
worldwide hit cooperative board game Pandemic to Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières for their work in providing medical aid where it's needed most.
Director of Policy and Advocacy, Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. He is a US board certified neurosurgeon with experiences in Low and Middle Income countries and current WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Surgical Care and Anaesthesia.
Clinical & International Lead in KPMG's Healthcare practice. As Global Executive to Mark Britnell, Global Chair of Healthcare, he worked internationally to support KPMG's health practice across 45 countries with revenues >$1.2bn. He is a British trained surgeon and is part of the Lifebox NGO, an organisation thatworks to promote surgical safety in low-resource settings.