This seminar will provide a forum for discussion about vaccine inequity with Irish and International experts as well as showing solidarity with the people of the world yet to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
This initiative is supported by Peoples Vaccine Alliance Ireland (https://peoplesvaccine.ie) and Doctors for Vaccine Equity (https://globalhealth.ie/doctors-for-vaccine-equity) along with the following individuals: Prof Cliona O’Farrelly, Dr Christine Kelly, Prof Cathal Walsh and Prof Luke O’Neill.
Event Speakers include:
Cliona O'Farrelly PhD, Professor of Comparative Immunology TCD
Dr Christine Kelly, Infectious Diseases SpR and Honorary Clinical Fellow at UCD
Jim Clarken, CEO, Oxfam Ireland
Prof Faith Osier, President of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS)
Achal Prabhala, Coordinator of Access IBSA a tri-continental project set up to expand access to new drugs in the developing world, particularly India, Brazil and South Africa
Prof Tom Moultrie, Professor of Demography and Director of the Centre for Actuarial Research (CARe), University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dr Annie Curtis, President of the Irish Society of Immunology and Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Science, RCSI
Prof Clíona Ní Cheallaigh, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at St James’s Hospital and Associate Professor at TCD
Dr Douglas Hamilton, Irish Society of Specialists in Public Health Medicine (ISSPHM)
Colm O’Gorman, ED, Amnesty International Ireland
Participation will be facilitated online.