Global Citizenship & the COVID19 Pandemic

Global Citizenship & the COVID19 Pandemic

Albertian Centre for Human Resource Development and Research, St. Albert’s College Autonomous is organising Albertian Knowledge Webinar Series 2020 (AKWS2020)

17th Webinar of the series is on Global Citizenship & the COVID19 Pandemic by Oksana Pyzik, UCL Lead Outbreak of Infectious Disease & Global Citizenship Programme | Founder of UCL Fight the Fakes | Senior Teaching Fellow & Global Engagement Lead, UCL School of Pharmacy | Board Trustee & Global Health Advisor Commonwealth Pharmacists Association | UCL-FIP-FIPEd Collaborating Centre Liaison for Global Engagement on Tuesday 28th April 2020 from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm For more information contact Prof. Shine Antony +91-9895403578 | [email protected] | Director, Albertian Centre for Human Resource Development & Research and Assistant Professor, St. Albert’s College (Autonomous). #albertianknowldgewebinarseries #akws2020 #stayhome #staysafe

About Oksana Pyzik
Oksana Pyzik is a Senior Teaching Fellow and Global Engagement Lead at the University College London (UCL), School of Pharmacy, and since 2015 has led the “Outbreak of Infectious Disease & Global Citizenship Programme” open course focusing on epidemics & pandemics. Throughout the ongoing COVID19 pandemic Oksana has been a regular contributor in the media on BBC, BBC 5 Live, Sky News, Channel 4, LBC etc. Oksana is also a UK registered pharmacist with experience across primary care, academia and public health. She is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and her teaching and research interests lie in pharmaceutical care and the role of health technology within global health. She has delivered nearly 100 presentations at national and international meetings and is a recognised leader across the pharmaceutical profession and healthcare sector.

In 2017, Oksana was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Commonwealth Pharmacists’ Association and was also, nominated as the Global Engagement Liaison for the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) – UCL – FIPEd Collaborating Centre. Oksana has also presented at the Mobile World Congress on the future of healthcare in 2018 and has been a judge for the GSMA GLOMO awards for the past two consecutive years. Oksana works closely with NGOs and the World Health Organisation as a global health adviser around issues such as substandard and falsified medicines, and in 2015 founded the UCL Fight the Fakes Campaign to raise awareness around the growing global health threat of substandard and falsified medicines. The incidence of falsified cures, treatments, tests and preventative remedies has surged throughout the COVID19 pandemic presenting a further threat in the fight against the coronavirus.