Stories from the Frontline- Fighting Zika

USAID and the Smithsonian National Museum of National History have partnered for a unique story telling event. The event will feature scientists and public health workers as they share their experiences with the 2015-16 Zika pandemic.
You’ll hear from those on the frontline of virus response and prevention and have a chance to talk with them about the current status of Zika preparedness.

Meet the Speakers

Elizabeth Fox, Senior Adviser at the USAID Bureau of Global Health, will provide introductory remarks and serve as event host.

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Ana Valeria Mayen, Technical Advisor, ASSIST Project, El Salvador
  • Dr. Gabriella Woo, Program Director of AMOS Health & Hope, Nicaragua
  • Dr. Yvonne Linton, Science Director, Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit, an affiliated agency of the National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC
  • Kerri-Ann Guyah, Vector Control/Environmental Compliance Manager,Zika AIRS Project (ZAP), Jamaica
  • Russanne D. Low, Ph.D., Science Lead, NASA Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Arlington, VA
  • Andre Murrell, Project Officer, Caribbean Zika Project, Barbados Red Cross

Date: Monday, August 20, 2018
Time: 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
Address:
Ground Floor, National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20013-7012
United States

Click here to register for free tickets.

 

Date: 
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 18:45 to 20:30
Organization: 
USAID
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