Sustainable Development Goals & Global Health through the Pandemic lens

As part of the Gairdner Global Perspectives Panels, the Gairdner Foundation is organizing an online panel discussion on October 23rd on the issue of  "SDGs & Global Health through the Pandemic Lens". 



Please mind the different time zones!


11:00 am

Zulfiqar Bhutta, Inaugural Robert Harding Chair in Global Child Health & Inaugural Ibn Sina Scholar in Global Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children; Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health; Founding Director, Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health, Aga Khan University


11:25 am

Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Associate Scientific Director, CAPRISA; Professor, Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York; Professor, Public Health, Nelson Mandela Medical School; Pro Vice-Chancellor (African Health), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa & Salim Abdool Karim, Director, CAPRISA; CAPRISA Professor in Global Health, Columbia University, New York; Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa


11:45 am

Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, 2016 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Laureate


12:05 pm

Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

Yasmin Chandani, CEO, inSupply Health Limited


12:20 pm

Moderated Discussion Session with Dr. Adalsteinn Brown, Dean, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Participants: Lawrence Haddad, Yasmin Chandani, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Anthony Fauci, Quarraisha & Salim Abdool Karim


1:00 pm

Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, WHO


1:20 pm

Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant of Pakistan’s Prime Minister and Federal Minister, Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Ministry, Government of Pakistan

Cleopatra Mugyenyi, Director, Africa Regional Office, International Center For Research On Women


1:35 pm

Moderated Discussion Session with Dr. Roopa Dhatt, Executive Director & Co-founder, Women in Global Health

Participants: Sania Nishtar, Cleopatra Mugyeni, Quarraisha & Salim Abdool Karim


2:15 pm

Peter Piot, Director, Handa Professor of Global Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; 2015 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Laureate


2:35 pm

Closing Remarks


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