‘Reimagining public health in a post-Covid world’

Date : Apr 13 , 2021 | Past Webinars

Dr Ramanan Laxminarayan is founder and director of the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) in Washington, D.C., and a senior research scholar at Princeton University. He is an affiliate professor at the University of Washington and a visiting professor at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland and at the University of Kwazulu Natal in South Africa. He chairs the board of GARDP, a global product development partnership created by the World Health Organization, that aims to develop and deliver new treatments for bacterial infections. He is also founder and board chair at HealthCubed, which works to improve access to healthcare and diagnostics worldwide.

Dr Laxminarayan has worked to improve the understanding of antibiotic resistance as a problem of managing a shared global resource. He has served on the US President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology’s antimicrobial resistance working group and is currently a voting member of the US Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance.

He is a winner of the Ella Pringle medal by the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh and the BP Koirala medal in honour of Nepal’s first democratically elected Prime Minister.

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