The Academy of Medical Sciences, the Thai Academy of Science and Technology, and Thailand’s National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology are convening a virtual policy workshop on antimalarial drug resistance in Southeast Asia on 28-29 October 2020.
The Academy of Medical Sciences in collaboration with 7 Academies and organisations from LMICs hosted a virtual workshop to consider the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and response in on 15– 18 June 2020. Watch the recording of final session including keynote presentation from Professor David Heymann, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Dr Margaret Hamburg and Dr Moses Alobo here on our YouTube Channel.
The Academy has launched a new survey and database to map ongoing and emerging COVID-19 preclinical drug development research activities to help researchers and funders identify opportunities for collaboration, avoid duplication of effort and prioritise the most promising research.
Following the virtual meeting jointly hosted by the Brazilian National Academy of Medicine and the UK Academy of Medical Sciences to share learning from tackling the COVID-19 pandemic on the 16 April, the two Academy's have published a joint statement on COVID-19.
The Academy and the British Society for Immunology (BSI) have rapidly convened an expert group to collate what is currently known about the immunology of COVID-19 and develop Immunology research priorities in response to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19).
The Academy and MQ have endorsed the mental health and neuroscience research priorities in response to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) that were developed by an expert group convened by the two organisations.
The Academy of Medical Sciences and the Nigerian Academy of Science convened a virtual policy workshop on achieving Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria on 2-3 September 2020. Watch the recording of final session including presentations from Robert Yates, Dr Nneka Orji, Dr Oye Gureje, Dr Modupe Oludipe, and Njide Ndili.
The Academy of Medical Sciences and the Academia Nacional de Medicina of Argentina are convening a policy workshop on Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Latin America: the role of quality of care research online on the 6-7 October.