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Ebola and Emerging Infectious Diseases: Measuring the Risk

Chatham House, London

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Dr Osman Dar, Consultant in Public Health Strategy, Public Health England
Professor David L Heymann, CBE, Head and Senior Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House
Richard Smith, Professor of Health System Economics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicines
Armand Sprecher MD MPH, Public Health Specialist, Médecins Sans Frontières
Chair: Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases, Imperial College


Following the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, the expert panel will discuss the threat of emerging infectious diseases and the risk they pose in a globalized world. They will consider the way the international community deals with infectious disease and the challenges for control and prevention.

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