The International College of Surgeons

june, 2020

29jun6:00 am11:00 amVirtual EventPre conference - WHO first infodemiology conferenceFirst WHO global infodemiology conference

Event Details

Hear 7 inspiring talks on how infodemics affect the world and how it can be managed – and share your reflection!

01 Headline talk

David Nabarro, WHO COVID-19 Special Envoy & Imperial College Institute of Global Health Innovation, UK

02 Battling a pandemic in a fact-resistant world: epidemiology, public health, & the COVID-19 infodemic

Saad Omer, Yale University, USA

03 A new digital reality: how fake news & misinformation is derailing the largest vaccination effort in history

Rustam Haydarov, UNICEF

04 ‘Gotong Royong’: blunting the impact of multiple infodemics via a whole-of-society approach

Harry Sufehmi, MAFINDO, Indonesia

05 Conspiracies, rumors and falsehoods: the truth about why the infodemic is so dangerous

Claire Wardle, FirstDraft, UK

06 When fact-checking, media and misinformation collide in Africa

Catherine Gicheru, ICFJ Knight Fellow, Kenya

07 Viral (p)articles: A network mapping approach to infodemiology

Camille Francois, Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University, USA


(Monday) 6:00 am - 11:00 am


Zoom Meeting