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Ending Boom or Bust: What Will it Cost to Pandemic-Proof the Planet?

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Washington DC time

This event is hosted by the Pandemic Action Network inpartnership with CGD.

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed just how unprepared the world was for pandemic threats. But what level of investment is necessary to ensure adequate preparedness in the future? Join Pandemic Action Network and the Center for Global Development for a co-convening with experts to discuss the latest cost estimates that will inform political, policy, and funding decisions around pandemic preparedness going forward, including the forthcoming recommendations of the G20 High-Level Independent Panel on Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Matt Craven, Physician and Partner, McKinsey and Company
  • Dr. Rebecca Katz, Professor and Director, Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Amanda Glassman, Executive Vice President and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
  • Carolyn Reynolds, Co-Founder, Pandemic Action Network (Moderator)

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Executive Vice President of CGD, CEO of CGD Europe, and Senior Fellow