Nelson Marlborough Health News and Notices

Public lecture: The COVID-19 pandemic - lessons learned and planning for the next time


Members of the public are invited to the inaugural lecture hosted by the University of Otago, Nelson Marlborough Health, and the Care Foundation.

It’s titled: The COVID-19 pandemic: lessons learned and planning for the next time.

The keynote speakers are:

  • Associate Professor Tony Walls - Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, University of Otago Christchurch: COVID-19 vaccine development and the NZ COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy
  • Dr Richard Everts - Infectious Disease Specialist and Medical Microbiologist, NMH: Ways to protect yourself from COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses, now and in the future
  • Dr Alex Browne, Emergency and Intensive Care Physician, NMH: Rationalising care in Nelson/Marlborough and decision tools in the outbreak earlier last year.

Date: Monday 19 April 2021
Time: 5:30pm for 6:00pm start
Venue: Suter Gallery, 208 Bridge Street, Nelson. Alternatively, you can join via livestream from the Arthur Wicks Building, Wairau Hospital or via webinar link.

Further information and updates can be found on the University of Otago event page.

If you would like to attend, please register via the University of Otago event registration page

A special thanks to The Care Foundation who have funded this event.

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