TF 1 – Global Health and Covid-19

Global Health and Covid-19

Policy areas:

  • Equitable access and production of diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines to confront Covid 19 globally and beyond
  • Rapid alert of infectious pathogens and surveillance of human population for an effective control of outbreaks
  • Investment and reform of the health systems to guarantee their resilience
  • Prevention and preparedness based on the One health approach addressing threats at the human-animal-environment interface
  • Access to education during health emergencies and improved health literacy of citizens at all level
  • Impact of pandemic on inequalities
  • Gender equity to achieve better health for all
  • Regional cooperation as a bridge between global and national levels in addressing health threats

Lead Co-Chair:

Paola Testori Coggi

Special Advisor Cluster Tecnologico Nazionale Scienze della Vita – ALISEI


Pascale Allotey 

Director of the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health – UNU-IIGH

Agnes Binagwaho 

Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity – UGHE

Sandro Galea 

Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor – Boston University School of Public Health

John F. Ryan 

Director Public Health, DG Sante – European Commission

Smita Srinivas 

Founder – Technological Change Lab; Professorial Research Fellow – Open University

Stefano Vella 

Adjunct Professor of Global Health – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore


Eleonora Poli  

Senior Fellow (IAI)

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