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The Global Alliance to Combat COVID-19 Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading globally, bringing enormous challenges to public health systems world-wide scale. The Global Alliance to Combat COVID-19 (GACC) will organize a series of online forums and seminars to build a collaborative environment for top healthcare experts around the world, where they can share experience and offer technical support to each other.

The first webinar “Multilateral Experience Sharing and Strategy Development from the Front Line” invited six distinguished speakers to share their experience and viewpoints on the theme of “How to Prepare for the New Normal” on May 7th, 2020, 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm (EST).

Speakers include:

1. Professor Barry R. Bloom, Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Professor at, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Former Dean of Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Academician.

2. Nanshan Zhong, Chair of the National Experts Group of the NHC of China, Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Medical Professor of Guangzhou Medical College, Director of Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease.

3. Professor Sten H. Vermund, Dean of the Yale School of Public Health, Anna M.R. Lauder Professor at Yale University, Academician.

4. Jie Qiao, Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Executive Deputy Director of PKU Health Science Center, President of Peking University Third Hospital.

5. Professor Brian P. Bosworth, Chief of Medicine at NYU Langone Health’s Tisch Hospital.

6. Professor Wenhong Zhang, Head of COVID-19 Clinical Experts Team of Shanghai, Director of Center for Infectious Disease at Huashan Hospital, Chair of Department of Internal Medicine at Fudan University.

This event is organized by George H.W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations—U.S.-China Coronavirus Action Network, China Science Healthcare, Tencent Healthcare and CICFH, in collaboration with Yale School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, Harvard China Health Partnership, Peking University Education Foundation (USA), Florence Fang Family Foundation, EMBA International Council (EIC), Tencent Trusted Doctors, with the support of Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in San Francisco and San Francisco-Shanghai Sister City Committee.