Emergencies preparedness, response

Science in action - interviews with Zika experts


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Maria Van Kerkhove

Introduction

Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the outbreak investigation task force at the centre for global health at Institut Pasteur, talks about the motivation behind the summit.

In this introductory video Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the Outbreak Investigation Taskforce at the Center for Global Health, Institut Pasteur, talks about the motivation behind the summit. She highlights the importance of scientists and other experts coming together in a platform like this to share information and findings and enhance the capacity of organizations to respond to emergencies such as the Zika response.