Speakers will discuss the critical role of implementation science in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and future outbreaks. As experts, they will explore the application of implementation science. in global health, how it has been used to understand the success in the reduction of maternal and under-five child mortality, and where it can be applied to strengthen current and future pandemic responses. They will also discuss how to build capacity for implementation science to be more broadly applied by policymakers.
Prof. Timothy Carey --- Director, Institute of Global Health Equity Research; Andrew Weiss Chair of Research in Global Health
Prof. Agnes Binagwaho --- Vice Chancellor, University of Global Health Equity
Dr. Lisa Hirschhorn--- Professor of Medical Social Sciences & Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University
Dr. Quinhas Fernandes --- Ministry of Health, Mozambique (Senior Public health staff), Implementation sciences program (Dep. Global Health), University of Washington
Prof. Kenneth Sherr --- Professor, Global Health, Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology, Adjunct Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering