Pandemics and the Russia-Ukraine War: The role of public health in preventing an emergency from becoming a crisis


The Taub Center Briefing, focusing on pandemics and the Russia-Ukraine war, was moderated by Taub Center Health Policy Program Chair Prof. Nadav Davidovitch featuring World Health Organization (WHO) Incident Manager for Ukraine Dr. Dorit Nitzan. In this briefing, the experts discussed:

* The key role of public health in emergency preparedness
* Weighing the benefits of investment in health promotion and prevention against the costs of treatment
* Lessons learned from the Russia-Ukraine War and the Covid-19 pandemic
* Measures to prevent burnout of healthcare workers on the frontlines
* Policy implications that can help Israel prepare for future crises

Prof. Nadav Davidovitch’s Bio

Dr Dorit Nitzan’s Bio

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