ZikaPLAN webinar 3

Wednesday March 24, 2021 (13:00 - 16:00 GMT)

Welcome & session launch

Prof. Annelies Wilder-Smith - Scientific Coordinator ZikaPLAN, Department of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå University, Sweden

Part 1

Panel discussion - EU Zika Research Consortia: how collaboration weaves better impact, now and for the future!

Moderator: Dr Arjon Van Hengel, Team Leader Infectious Diseases - Unit E2 Combatting Diseases, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission

Panel members:

  • Prof. Annelies Wilder-Smith - ZikaPLAN Coordinator
  • Prof. Xavier de Lamballerie - ZIKAlliance Coordinator
  • Prof. Carlo Giaquinto – ZIKAction Coordinator
  • Assoc. Prof. Thomas Jaenisch – ReCODID Coordinator
  • Prof. Carlos Pardo-Villamizar – NEAS Coordinator
  • Prof. Trudie Lang – REDe/TGHN Coordinator

Part 2

Building research and surveillance capacity while addressing knowledge gaps

Chair: Prof. Annelies Wilder-Smith, Scientific Coordinator ZikaPLAN


  • Prof. Trudie Lang - University of Oxford, UK
  • Prof. Helen Dolk - University of Ulster, UK
  • Prof. Ieda Orioli - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Part 3

Advancing innovation in collaboration focusing on low resource setting

Chair: Prof. Rosanna Peeling – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK


  • Prof. Rosanna Peeling – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK
  • Dr. Bart Jacobs - Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Netherlands

Wrap up

  • Prof. Annelies Wilder Smith - Scientific Coordinator ZikaPLAN, Umeå University, Sweden

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