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2020 Oct 28

Forum Catalyzing global leadership to contain the impact of Covid-19

12:00pm

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On October 28 at 12pm ET join us for “Catalyzing Global Leadership to Contain the Impact of COVID-19” with featured guests Peter Sands, Executive Director of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and Atul Gawande MD, MPH, surgeon, writer, and public health leader.

How do we galvanize a global response to COVID-19 that truly leaves no-one behind? So far OECD countries have mobilized over $10 trillion for their own domestic responses, but foreign aid to low and middle countries remains broadly flat. Will we succeed in making everyone safe from COVID-19, or will we...

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2020 Nov 02

COVID-19: Reflections and Updates with Drs. Anthony Fauci, Jim Yong Kim, George Q. Daley, and Paul Farmer

12:00pm to 12:45pm

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COVID-19: Reflections and Updates with Drs. Anthony Fauci, Jim Yong Kim, George Q. Daley, and Paul Farmer.

ORGANIZER: Harvard Medical School - Global Health and Social Medicine

WEBSITE: https://ghsm.hms.harvard.edu/ghsm-events?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D148853006

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2020 Nov 02

Walter Rodney Seminar: "The Rise and Expansion of the Lunda Empire"

12:15pm

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A lecture by John Thornton of Boston University. A one-time registration is required to attend any or as many of this semester's Rodney Seminars as you would like. Register at https://tinyurl.com/RODNEYFALL20. If you have questions, please email ascinfo@bu.edu.

The Boston University Walter Rodney Seminar lecture series is held every Monday from 12:15 pm to 2:00 pm at the African Studies Center.

Over the past 35 years, the Walter Rodney Seminar has brought more than 500 guest speakers to BU’s African Studies Center. The lecture series is...

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2020 Nov 04

Africa and COVID-19 Webinar Series: Youth & Closing the Innovation Gap

10:00am to 11:00am

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November 4th - Youth & Closing the Innovation Gap
 

Despite the healthcare and economic challenges of COVID-19, opportunities exist for new and innovative ways of thinking about production and manufacturing. Many of the most creative responses are driven by youth. The pressure on the global supply chain forced countries and local producers to rethink production of PPE, use 3-D printing and other means of in-country manufacturing for affordable ventilators, and ramp up production of generic pharmaceuticals. The panel will explore the innovative technology coming out...

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2020 Nov 05

Angel Fair Africa

(All day)

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The eighth edition of the Angel Fair Africa event, which brings together investors, accelerators and emerging businesses from the African continent with the aim of doing deals, will take place online on November 5.

Chanzo Capital has partnered with Africa.com to make the event virtual. The theme of this year’s event is “doing deals in a virtual environment“.

Angel Fair Africa has taken place across various African countries for the last few years...

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