Following the Academy's report into a challenging winter 2020/21, we are reconvening an expert group to explore the challenges the health and social care systems might face in winter 2021/22 and beyond, and how the UK can prepare for them.
Throughout 2021, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society are convening series of roundtable discussions and consultation exercises to produce a report focusing on the near-term health benefits of decarbonisation in the UK.
Professor Gabriel Leung, Professor Robin Shattock FMedSci and Professor Ilona Kickbusch delivered the 2020 Academy of Medical Sciences and The Lancet International Health Lecture under the title 'Learning from crisis: building resilient systems to combat future pandemics'.
The Academy of Medical Sciences and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology of Egypt convened a policy workshop on Advancing Universal Health Coverage in the Middle East and North Africa: the role of research online on the 16-17 December 2020.
On the 26 February 2020, the Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) held a symposium on Data-Driven Health: Data strategies to predict risk, prevent and manage disease in individuals and populations.
The Academy of Medical Sciences, the Thai Academy of Science and Technology, and Thailand’s National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology held a virtual policy workshop on antimalarial drug resistance in Southeast Asia on 28-29 October 2020.
The Academy of Medical Sciences, in collaboration with the Academia Nacional de Medicina del Perú and the Academia Nacional de Ciencias held a policy workshop on nutrition and anaemia in the Andean region on 20-21 January 2021.