Global Health Security 2019

In the wake of the 2014 West African Ebola outbreak, the international spread of Zika, the ongoing transmission of antimicrobial resistance, and the ever-present threat of another influenza pandemic, global health security has taken on a new level of importance.

Catharina Boehme, FIND CEO and Cassandra Kelly-Cirino, Director of Emerging Threats at FIND are joining other stakeholders to determine gaps and identify new opportunities to enhance national, regional and global health security, and to formulate a promise for the future in the form of “The Sydney Statement on Global Health Security”.

Date: 18-20 June 2019
Venue: International Convention Centre, Sydney

Monday, 17 June
11.00 – 13.00 Alliance for Health Security Cooperation: Moderator – Jane Halton, CEPI
Speakers: Catharina Boehme, FIND • Mel Spigelman, TB Alliance • Nick Hamon, IVCC • Richard Hatchett, CEPI • David Reddy, MMV • Nick Chapman, Policy Cures
Tuesday, 18 June
08.30 – 13.30
13.30 – 15.30
13.00 – 16.00
Workshop: Drug-resistant TB, Catharina Boehme, FIND speaking
Roundtable: Accelerating the impact of innovation and research to end TB in the Asia-Pacific Region, Catharina Boehme, FIND speaker
Workshop: Drug-resistant STIs, Cassandra Kelly-Cirino, FIND speaker
Wednesday, 19 June
10.45 – 11.15
14.00 – 15.00
AMR Prevalence: Moderator – Cassandra Kelly-Cirino, FIND
AMR Challenges: Cassandra Kelly-Cirino, FIND speaker
Thursday, 20 June 
11.00 – 12.00
14.00 – 15.00
Conference session: Governance & financing Global Health Security, Catharina Boehme, FIND speaker
Poster session: Dx solutions for pandemic preparedness, Cassandra Kelly-Cirino, FIND presenting