COVID-19 elimination in New Zealand: Could it work in the UK?
Join us for the first seminar in the Let’s Talk COVID-19 series, where Professor Michael Baker will discuss New Zealand's experience with Covid-19 elimination.
- Speaker: Professor Michael Baker, Professor of Public Health, and acting Head of the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago.
- Discussant: Professor Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health, LSHTM, and Director Research Policy European Observatory
- Chair: Professor Neil Pearce, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, LSHTM
About the speakers
Michael Baker is a public health physician, Professor of Public Health, and acting Head of the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago, Wellington. He is a member of the Ministry of Health’s Covid-19 Technical Advisory Group (TAG) and has taken a leading role in formulating New Zealand’s elimination strategy against this pandemic.
Martin McKee, Professor of European Public Health, LSHTM, and Director Research Policy European Observatory, is a member of the Independent Sage committee.
Neil Pearce, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, co-founded the Wellington Asthma Research Group (WARG) at the Wellington School of Medicine, and established the Massey University Centre for Public Health Research.
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