Académie royale de Médecine de Belgique


27 March at 14:00 CET: i3h Conference: COVID-19: A Systemic Crisis

How to empower citizens in the fight against pandemics?
COVID-19: A failure of health diplomacy?
How economists help to overcome the crisis?
How to foster collaboration across borders?


Michel Kazatchkine
Former Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Special Advisor to the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS for Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Senior Fellow at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Geneva
Mathias Dewatripont
Co-director of the I3h Institute
Professor of Economics, ECARES and Solvay Brussels School (ULB)
Former Vice-Governor of the National Bank of Belgium

Ellen ‘t Hoen
Director of Medicines Law & Policy
Founder of the Medicines Patent Pool
Odette Wegwarth
Senior Research Scientist, Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin
Michel Goldman
Co-director of the I3h Institute (ULB)
Former Executive Director of the Innovative Medicines Initiative

Moderator : Vanessa Costanzo, IntoTheComm

In these difficult and uncertain times, the I3h Institute is striving to continue its mission of science-based health education for the common good.
This online conference-debate is organized as part of our Interdisciplinary Program for Healthcare Innovation supported by the Université libre de Bruxelles, the Baillet-Latour Fund and Frontiers Media.
You are kindly invited to join us to learn how collaborative endeavors should overcome the current and forthcoming pandemics.
Michel Goldman and Mathias Dewatripont