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The 2020 Global Health Conference of the Americas featured 73 global experts, including a keynote by the president of Colombia, Iván Duque Márquez. More than 2,500 attendees—representing over 60 different countries from India and Indonesia to Finland, France, Colombia and Cambodia—registered for the event. Online viewership smashed expectations: There were more than 17,000 views of the conference content, either from live streaming or accessing recorded sessions.

Various FIU experts—representing colleges and units, including the Stempel School of Social Work & Public Health; The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine; the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts and the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs—were also featured during the conference. 

Agenda

Global Health Conference Playlist (English)

General Discussion COVID 19 Lessons learned in the Subregions of the Americas ENG
COVID 19 Lessons learned in the Subregions of the Americas Pres Iván Duque Márquez ENG
Panel Discussion: From Vaccine Development to Vaccination Programs. Asturias-Figueroa-Hotez-Tapia-
The value of COVID 19 vaccination Dr David Bloom ENG
What we have learned from the Past Pandemics From history to reality Dr José Esparza ENG
GENERAL DISCUSSION Impact of COVID 19 on vaccination Influenza and HPV, pregnant women vaccination I
Pneumococcal Invasive Disease in Latin America Trends and Prevention Dr María Luisa Ávila Agüero
SARS COV 2 Vaccine development and scenarios Dr Peter Hotez ENG
Integrated community support for MDR TB patients and adjustments during the pandemic Ms Karen Rivas
COVID 19 Social and Public Policy Has the pandemic widened the inequalities gap in the Americas Dr
Large Scale Reopening during COVID 19 Pandemic An Index based Decision Making for Resource limited C
Lecture Series General Discussion ENG
Digital Health in the Covid 19 and post Covid 19 era Dr Roberto Tapia Conyer
Panel COVID 19  Social and Public Policy Has the pandemic widened the inequalities gap in the Americ
Panel Discussion: Vaccine Hesitancy and Vaccine Trust. The Role of Social Media and Digital Health

Global Health Conference Playlist (En Español)

Tratamiento ambulatorio de la tuberculosis multirresistente y ajustes durante la pandemia. Dra.Ríos
COIVID-19 ¿La pandemia ha ampliado la brecha de desigualdad en las Américas? Dr. Luiz Augusto Galvão
COVID-19: Lecciones aprendidas en las Subregiones de América.
Salud digital en la era COVID-19 y post COVID-19. Dr. Roberto Tapia Conyer
Preocupación y confianza en la vacuna. El papel de las redes sociales y la tecnología digital.
COVID-19: Lecciones aprendidas en las subregiones de América. Pdte. de Colombia Iván Duque Márquez.
Apoyo comunitario para pacientes de tuberculosis multirresistente y ajustes durante COVID- Sra.Rivas
Aprendizajes de las pandemias anteriores, de la historia a la realidad- Dr. José Esparza.
Enfermedad neumocócica invasora en América Latina, tendencias y prevención- Dra. María Luisa Ávila
Tratamiento ambulatorio de tuberculosis multirresistente y ajustes en la pandemia- Dra. Julia Ríos.
Impacto del COVID-19 en vacunas de influenza, VPH, mujeres embarazadas (Influenza, Tdap) y niños.
SARS-COV-2, Desarrollo y escenarios de la vacuna- Dr. Peter Hotez.
El valor de la vacuna de COVID-19- Dr. David Bloom.
Reapertura durante COVID-19: Decisiones para países con recursos limitados- Dr. Ahmed y Dr. Shonchoy
Panel COVID 19  Social and Public Policy Has the pandemic widened the inequalities gap in the Americ