Science Advice

Science Policy Advice – Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

How do we maintain a trusted scientist-to-public relationship for advising on public policy?

12:00 – 13:30 UTC, 02 June 2021


Registration for all public sessions here.


This panel is being organized in collaboration with the GYA Science Advice and Global Health Working Groups.



Alma Hernández-Mondragón, Director for Science, Centers and Transfer of Knowledge, Secretary for Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (SECTEI), Mexico.

Gagandeep Kang, Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.

Heidi Larson, Founding director of the Vaccine Confidence Project, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.

Justine Germo Nzweundji, Researcher, Institute of Medical Research and Medicinal Plants Studies, Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation, Camaroon.


Mai Tolba, Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ain Shams University, Egypt.