The Global Health Security Network will be hosting regular webinars throughout the year covering all global health topics.
As a member we want to hear from you on the topics you are most interested in and who you would like to hear from at the fortnightly webinars.
Current Scheduled Webinars
The uses of knowledge in global health: lessons of COVID-19
Seye Abimbola (in conversation with Sridhar Venkatapuram) will discuss emerging lessons based on how the knowledge infrastructure of global health has responded to the Covid-19 pandemic. He will reflect on the role of academic journals, pre-prints, modelling, trials, scores and indexes, and their potential to facilitate or limit learning.
23 September 2020 6PM AEST / 9AM BST
Introducing our Keynote Speaker
Dr Seye Abimbola
Dr Seye Abimbola is a health systems researcher from Nigeria. He is currently a senior lecturer at the School of Public Health, University of Sydney in Australia Opens external. He had his initial training in medicine at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Nigeria. He gained his PhD from Sydney University in 2016, on a wide-ranging institutional analysis of primary health care governance in Nigeria. From 2018-2019, he was a Sidney Sax Overseas Early Career Fellow at the University of Oxford.
Dr Abimbola uses realist methods and theories from institutional economics to study community engagement in health governance, decentralized governance of health systems, and the role that governance plays in the adoption and scale-up of health system innovations. Dr Abimbola is the editor in chief of BMJ Global Health. He is also a member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Health System Governance Collaborative and serves on the advisory council of Global Health 50/50.