On Monday, September 20, 2021, PHR hosted a virtual press conference with top public health, epidemiology, and human rights experts calling on high-income countries to do much more to scale up vaccine manufacturing and equitable distribution. The event was moderated by PHR COVID-19 senior policy expert Max Hadler.
- Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, former U.S. CDC Director
- Salim Abdool Karim, MBChB, PhD, FRS, Director of AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), PHR Advisory Council member
- Joia Mukherjee, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer for Partners In Health
- Soumya Swaminathan, MD, MBBS, Chief Scientist at the World Health Organization