Coronavirus (854) 1st WHO Infodemiology Conference (5)

25 July, 2020

Dear HIFA colleagues,

Were you able to participate in any of the events of the first WHO global infodemiology conference, which concluded on 21 July?

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You can find the recording of the webinar and other conference materials at the who.int pages:

29 June, preconference event: https://www.who.int/teams/risk-communication/infodemic-management/pre-co...

30 June - 16 July, Conference: https://www.who.int/teams/risk-communication/infodemic-management/1st-wh...

Commentaries from the conference: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwmB5Aqso7V6rPjBBccT2NZPBdMubl5cJ

21 July, Post-conference webinar: https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2020/07/21/default-calendar/...

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I would be very interested to hear your observations and reflections. What are your impressions? How can this effort be taken forward? What is the potential role of HIFA and our new HIFA project on COVID-19, supported by the Global Health Academy at the University of Edinburgh?

Best wishes, Neil

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HIFA profile: Neil Pakenham-Walsh is coordinator of the HIFA global health campaign (Healthcare Information For All - www.hifa.org ), a global community with more than 20,000 members in 180 countries, interacting on six global forums in four languages in collaboration with WHO. Twitter: @hifa_org FB: facebook.com/HIFAdotORG neil@hifa.org