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March 5, 2020 - 12 noon to 4pm
Public Health Responses Symposium: combatting infectious disease and AMR
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QD

Chair: Professor Claire Heffernan,
Director of the London International Development Centre (LIDC) & Professor of International Development at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London.

Free registration through Eventbrite:

Provisional Programme:

12.00 – Lunch

12.50 – Welcome – Prof Claire Heffernan & Dr Ray Kent, RVC
13.00 – Knowledge Exchange addresses:
[to be confirmed]
13.30 – Facilitated roundtable discussion

14.10 – Prof Tim Allan, Dr Cristin Fergus:”Localised Evidence and Decision-making (LEAD) Project”.

14.35 – Tea/coffee break

15.00 – Prof Ayona Silva-Fletcher, Dr Simon Rofe, Dr Tierney Kinnison: “The potential role of wildlife in antimicrobial resistance and ecosystem contamination”.
15.25 – Prof Alison Grant, Dr Justin Parkhurst, Prof Anna Vassall, Dr Fiammetta Bozzani and Dr Aaron Karat: “Using system dynamics modelling for collaborative, evidence-based design of interventions to reduce tuberculosis transmission in South African health facilities”.

15.50 – Close – Prof Claire Heffernan & Dr Ray Kent, RVC

Please register through Eventbrite by Monday 2 March 2020:

All Bloomsbury SET grant holders, their teams, collaborators and potential knowledge exchange partners are welcome to attend. However we would like to limit the number of student places to about 20% of the total.

This is one of a series of four Symposia presenting the Knowledge Exchange projects supported by The Bloomsbury SET:
– Diagnostics Symposium, held on 10 December 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kings Cross;
– Public Health Responses Symposium, to be held on 5 March 2020 at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Bloomsbury;
– ‘Big Data’ Symposium, to be held on 21 April 2020 at Friends House, Euston; and
– Vaccines Symposium, to be held on 23 April 2020 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Bloomsbury (postponed from 9 January).

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