03 December 2020 | News
EU-ASEAN Business Council presented a virtual panel discussion addressing multi-sectorial solutions to increase vaccine confidence in APAC
Vaccine confidence has never been more important, as the world waits for the first COVID-19 protection options to move through the final stages of clinical trials and regulatory approval. Beyond COVID-19, life-course immunisation will continue to be an integral part of keeping infectious diseases at bay and a critical, yet currently under-utilised, public health defence.
On 1 Dec 2020, EU-ASEAN Business Council presented a virtual panel discussion focusing on,
Some of the panel members were; Professor Tikki Pangestu Visiting Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; Professor Datuk Dr Zulkifli Ismail The Secretary-General of the Asia Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA) Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Cardiologist, KPJ Selangor Specialist Hospital, Malaysia; Dr Nan-Chang Chiu Chief of Department of Pediatrics, MacKay Children’s Hospital, Taiwan and Director of Taiwan Pediatric Association, Taiwan; Salma Khalik Senior Health Correspondent, The Straits Times, Singapore and Member, Singapore Press Club. The discussion was moderated by; Chris Humphrey Executive Director, EU-ASEAN Business Council.
Some of the key highlights of the discussion are;