On Monday, the 30th of May 2022, The VODAN African will be participating in the Global Impact in Health Symposium during the European Life Sciences & Health Week at Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC). The hybrid symposium (LUMC and online) promises to discuss “the importance of global academic, public and private partnerships in solving the greatest global health threats of our time”
The VODAN-Africa team will participate in a high-level expert session on “Co-Creating The Future of a Global Digital Health Data Space” which will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Mirjam van Reisen, VODAN-Africa Global Coordinator and Professor of FAIR Data Science at Leiden University Medical Center. Also Prof. Francisca Oladipo, the VODAN-Africa Executive Coordinator will also speak at this session.
The closing keynote on “Take-aways from the break-out sessions and reflections on reverse linkage and localization of knowledge” will be taken by Prof. Mouhamed Mpezamihigo, Chair VODAN-Africa Implementation Network and Vice-Chancellor of Kampala International University
The event will showcase speeches, high-level discussions, and presentations by various stakeholders and players across drug- and vaccine development, cross-sector, and cross-border collaborations, and sustainable health systems.