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Dear colleagues,
On behalf of Dr Mike Ryan and Dr Soumya Swaminathan, we are reaching out to give you a heads up that WHO will host a global COVID.19 Research and Innovation Forum on 13-14 May 2021 between 13:00 – 18:00 (on both days) Central European Time (CET). The background information to this Forum is provided below. The goals of the Global Forum are two-fold:
Goal 1: To continue to accelerate research that can contribute to containing the spread of COVID-19 and facilitate that those affected receive optimal care; while integrating innovation fully within each research area.
Goal 2: To support research priorities in a way that leads to the development of global research platforms, aiding preparedness for the next unforeseen epidemic and encouraging accelerated research, development and equitable access to effective interventions including but not  limited to diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines.
Please consider this message as a “Save the Date”. The agenda will be provided in due course. In the meantime, please mark your calendars and register on the link below.
Registration – https://who-e.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Oadb767YTuCPgrrOCp6Wvg
 Note furthermore, that this is an open Webinar and you should feel free to share the information within your networks.
 For any questions, please direct these to rdblueprint@who.int and mafungan@who.int.
 We look forward to your participation.