Global Brain Health Clinical Exchange Platform - Virtual Workshop

31 Mar 2023


A new programme of six workshops via the Global Brain Health Platform have been planned from now until July 2023.

The next Clinical Exchange workshop for 2023 will run on 31 March, 2pm (GMT):

Implementing WHO’s neurology revolution

This interactive session will see Dr Schiess give an overview of the Intersectoral Global Action Plan (IGAP) focussing on neurological disorders. Followed by Dr Preziosi who will discuss the meningitis road map with examples of how to implement change.

Chair: Dr Nicoline Schiess, MD, MPH
Technical Officer, World Health Organisation (WHO), Department of Mental Health and Substance Use, Brain Health Unit.

In her role Nicoline serves as the point person for various adult neurological disorders as well as assists in the implementation of the Intersectoral global action plan (IGAP) on epilepsy and other neurological disorders, a global plan of action for neurological disorders.

Speaker: Dr Marie-Pierre Preziosi MD, PhDLead Meningitis and Co-Lead R&D Blueprint for Action to prevent epidemics World Health Organisation (WHO), Department of Immunisation, Vaccines and Biologicals.

Dr Preziosi is leading on the Global road map on defeating meningitis by 2030 at the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as co-leading on the R&D Blueprint for action to prevent epidemics. From 2012-2014, she was director of the Meningitis Vaccine Project, a partnership between WHO and PATH, established in 2001. The project mission was to eliminate epidemic meningitis as a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa through the development, testing, introduction and widespread use of meningococcal conjugate vaccines

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