GDC Webinar- Coping with COVID: Experiences of Developing Countries in Vaccine Platforms and Rollout on 19 May 2021

Professor Sachin Chaturvedi
  • When: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm India Time (Mumbai, GMT+05:30)
  • How to join: Click here to register.


3:00 pm - 3:05 pm   

Welcome and Opening Remarks:
Professor Sachin Chaturvedi
, Director General, RIS

3:05 pm - 3:10 pm  

Chair: Amb Amar Sinha, Chairman, Advisory Committee – GDC, Distinguished Fellow, RIS

3:10 pm - 3:45 pm   

Chair:  Keynote Address: Dr. Ram Sewak Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, National Health Authority, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm    Panel Discussion

Chair:  Moderator: Dr. Sandeep Bhalla, Associate Vice President-Projects, ECHO India

  • Dr. Alfred Driwale, Director, Project Manager, Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunisation (UNEPI), Ministry of Health, Government of Uganda
  • Mr. Hassan Sibomana, Director, Vaccination Unit, Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC)
  • * Dr. Faisal Shuaib, IAS, Executive Director / CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Nigeria
  • * Dr. John N. Nkengasong, Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, African Union Commission

Technical Experts from CoWIN Platform

4:15 pm - 4:25 pm  

Question & Answer Session

4:25 pm - 4:30 pm    Vote of Thanks: Amb Amar Sinha, Chairman, Advisory Committee – GDC, Distinguished Fellow, RIS

* Speakers yet to confirm.