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About the Speaker:
Ramanan Laxminarayan (Epidemiologist & Economist):
Laxminarayan is the founder and director of the Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) in Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, and a senior research scholar at Princeton University. He also chairs the board of GARDP, a global product development partnership created by the World Health Organization, that aims to develop and deliver new treatments for bacterial infections. He is the founder and board chair at HealthCube, which works to improve access to healthcare and diagnostics worldwide.
Since 1995, Laxminarayan has worked to improve the understanding of antibiotic resistance as a problem of managing a shared global resource. His work encompasses extensive peer-reviewed research, public outreach, and direct engagement across Asia and Africa through the Global Antibiotic Resistance Partnership.
TEDxGateway Webinar: Ramanan Laxminarayan (Epidemiologist & Economist) in conversation with Govindraj Ethiraj (Journalist)
Webinar Series: The World Has Changed
Webinar Topic: Safely Reopening Your Workspace During the Covid-19 Pandemic
About the webinar:
The whole world is currently experiencing a public health emergency as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amidst the lockdown and the work from home phenomenon; business owners, employers, employees and other stakeholders are now eager to get back to their normal work life. This brings about an important question – How do I make sure my workspace is safe for myself and for everyone else?
Professor Laxminarayan gives some insights on the national reopening of workplaces and the important measures that need to be taken to stop the spread of the disease.