Hurtling into the Century of Epidemics?
Doherty Institute The University of Melbourne 792 Elizabeth Street Auditorium, Ground Floor
The book launch of "The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It" by Dr Jonathan D. Quick.
In The End of Epidemics, Dr Quick tells the stories of the heroes, past and present, who've succeeded in their fights to stop the spread of illness and death. He explains the science and the politics of combatting epidemics. And he provides a detailed seven-part plan showing exactly how world leaders, health professionals, the business community, media, and ordinary citizens can work together to prevent epidemics, saving millions of lives.
The event is Chaired by Prof Brendan Crabb AC, with Sir Gustav Nossal introducing Dr Quick.
After Dr Quick's discussion he will be joined by panellists Prof Jodie McVernon from Doherty Institute, Prof Barbara McPake from Nossal Institute for Global Health and Dr Ben Coghlan from Burnet Institute.
The event will be formally closed by Laureate Prof Peter Doherty.
Come and join us for a drink and enjoy the provoking discussion.
Free to attend, but registration is required. To secure your place, please register via the Book Now button.
Books are available for sale at the event. Credit card payments only.