This World Leaders Forum program features an address on global health and preparedness by Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, followed by a moderated panel discussion and question and answer session with the audience. As we approach the five-year anniversary of the historic UN Security Council resolution on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the goal of this panel discussion is to assess global preparedness as the World Health Organization and World Bank deliver their first set of recommendations on the margins of UNGA 2019.
Welcome and Introduction by: Linda Fried, Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health, DeLamar Professor of Public Health Practice, Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, Senior Vice President of Columbia University Medical Center
Keynote: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Member of The Elders, former Prime Minister of Norway, and former Director-General of the World Health Organisation
Panel Participants: Dr. Ernest J. Moniz, Co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Nuclear Threat Initiative Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control
Dr. Nila Farid Moeloek, Minister of Health, Indonesia
Moderator: Wilmot G. James, Visiting Professor of Political Science and (non-clinical) Pediatrics