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Negotiating the Pandemic Treaty: Challenges for Consensus and Equity
November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
The Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases (CEID) will host the Negotiating the Pandemic Treaty: Challenges for Consensus and Equity event on 15 November 2023 in Boston, MA and via webcast.
This event features guest lecture by Adam Kamradt-Scott, PhD.
Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott is the Dr Jiang Yanyong Visiting Professor of Global Health Security at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Adam’s research, teaching, and policy engagement work explores how governments and multilateral organisations respond to adverse health events such as epidemics, pandemics, and emerging health and security challenges. His most recent research has focused on civil-military cooperation in health and humanitarian crises, and the adoption of international legal instruments for health.
Prior to entering academia, Adam’s background includes having worked as a health professional specializing in emergency care and clinical risk management, a political adviser, and a public servant in national pandemic preparedness, and he holds formal academic qualifications in health, international relations, and international law. More recently, he has served as a consultant to the Australian Government and the World Bank on pandemic preparedness and the COVID-19 response, and he is continuing to advise the Australian Government on the latest proposed changes to the International Health Regulations and the pandemic treaty.
Adam is the co-founder and convenor of the Global Health Security conferences and currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Global Health Security Network, a multidisciplinary professional association dedicated to promoting evidence-based policies to improve health outcomes.