Coronavirus (479) Invitation to UN World Data Forum webinar: Data in the fight against COVID-19, 29 April

22 April, 2020

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Subject Invitation to UN World Data Forum webinar: DATA IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 – WHAT DO WE LEARN? | 29 April | 10:30 AM (EDT)

Dear Colleagues,

The United Nations World Data Forum (UNWDF) team is pleased to invite you to the upcoming webinar on “DATA IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 – WHAT DO WE LEARN?” on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 at 10:30 am (EDT).


Wednesday, 29 April 2020

10:30 am (EDT)


Amanda Glassman, Executive Vice President of CGD, CEO of CGD Europe, and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

Our speakers

Christopher J.L. Murray, MD, DPhil, Institute Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), Professor and Chair of Health Metrics Sciences at the University of Washington

Rifat Hossain, Information Policy Governance, Programme on Health and Migration, Office of the Deputy Director General, World Health Organization

Frankie Kay, Interim Deputy National Statistician and Director General for Data Capability, Office for National Statistics, UK


Please visit the UN World Data Forum webinar page for more details.

The webinars are open to all. Feel free to share with anyone who might be interested.

We hope you’ll join us.

Kind regards,

United Nations Statistics Division (UN World Data Forum Secretariat) |

Twitter: @UNDataForum

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HIFA profile: Anne Roca is a Global Advisor on Research Uptake and Learning at Sightsavers in the UK. Sightsavers is a global development organization doing research and implementing projects on eye health, NTDs, social inclusion, and education around the world. Before joining Sightsavers, Anne was a Senior Editor for The Lancet Global Health for over 3 years. Her experience also includes working for the Pan American Health Organization for almost 10 years, as a Technical Advisor on topics related to epidemiology, multilingual information dissemination, and knowledge management. She was also an independent consultant for several years, assisting researchers, NGOs and other institutions in sharing the product of research through writing, editing, and management of information. She holds a Master's degree in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University. She is a member of the HIFA working group on Multilingualism.