COVID-19 Response in Chicago and Havana
Date / Time
January 26, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join the UIC School of Public Health Global Health Program and partners in Cuba for a comparison of strategies for addressing COVID-19 in Chicago and Havana. We’ll examine the chronology of the outbreak in the two locales, the public health interventions used and the differing effects and lessons learned.
Opening Remarks by:
Wayne Giles, MD, MS | Dean | University of Illinois School of Public Health
Pastor Castell-Florit, MD | Director | Cuba’s National School of Public Health (ENSAP)
Gail Reed, MS | Executive Editor | MEDICC Review
Moderated by: Peter Orris, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM | Global Health Program | UIC School of Public Health
The event will take place via Zoom. Simultaneous translation between English and Spanish will be available. All participants will need to select a language channel at the beginning of the event, To select a language channel, click interpretation in your meeting/webinar controls and select the language channel you would like to join.
Allison Arwady, MD | Commissioner | Chicago Department of Public Health
Pedro Más Bermejo, MD, PhD | Coordinator of Epidemiology & Modeling | National COVID-19 Group, Ministry of Public Health, Cuba
Emilio Delgado, MD | Director of Public Health | Havana Province, Cuba
Ngozi Ezike, MD | Director | Illinois Department of Public Health