Incredible Keynote Speakers!
We are so honoured to have some incredible keynote speakers coming to the Congress. On 2 November, our first plenary will be a panel session on the COVID-19 pandemic: The global response and lessons learnt to prevent future pandemics. Moderated by Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Chair of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, the panel will include Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO COVID-19; Technical Lead; Dr John-Arne Røttingen, Ambassador for Global Health at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway; and
Annette Kennedy, ICN President.
We have three plenaries on 3 November. The first is a presentation on Nursing’s role in delivering global health and strengthening health systems by former Director General of the United Nations, Mr Ban Ki-moon. In the second plenary on Day Two, two nurse politicians, U.S. Congresswoman Lauren Underwood and Seychelles Minister of Health Peggy Vidot wlll look at How nursing leadership can transform public health and the health workforce. Also on 3 November, several high-profile keynote speakers will join us to discuss Gender equality and empowering women: making life better for everyone. Speakers will include Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights and former President of Chile:
Dr Roopa Dhatt, Executive Director of Women in Global Health; Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Health, Western Cape, South Africa; and Ms. Mariam Jalabi, Representative of the Syrian Opposition Coalition to the United Nations.
Our final two plenaries take place on 4 November. We are so honoured to welcome Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization and Mr Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labour Organization.
Details of the programme and all our speakers can be found here. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear these world-renowned speakers!