THE University Impact Forum: Health and Well-being in partnership with RCSI continues

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Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director General, WHO; Dr Mike Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme and Professor Adrian Hill, Director of the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford will each address the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Forum: Health and Well-being which concludes today.

Dr Ghebreyesus will address the role of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3: Good Health and Well-being in preventing the next pandemic. Dr Ryan will participate in a follow-up panel discussion (7am GMT+1). Professor Hill will speak to the role of universities in addressing global healthcare challenges at 5:45pm (GMT +1).

Hosted by RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, the forum brings together thought-leaders and experts from higher education to share research, ideas and solutions that address the global health conditions and diseases that impact human outcomes around the world.

Duncan Ross, THE Chief Data Officer, will host a special masterclass on the impact rankings at 8am (GMT +1).

Other highlights today include masterclasses on the next generation of innovation in health and well-being; partnerships for better health and well-being; and prioritising post-pandemic health and well-being.

The forum is part of a series of events on the United Nations SDGs from THE, the global authority on higher education. The forum will address the role that universities can and should play in promoting sustainability and development to advance health and equity post-pandemic.

More than 1,500 delegates from 90 countries are registered to attend and recordings of each session will be available to registered delegates after the event.

View the full programme and register here.

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