On Tuesday, May 31st, the OpenIDEO and USAID teams are hosting a global conversation to raise awareness around the need for innovations in vector control, personal protection, surveillance, diagnostics, and community engagement to tackle future disease outbreaks. This will be a unique opportunity to access key experts and organizations working on solutions for the prevention, detection and response of pandemics like Zika, Ebola, Malaria and SARS.
Date: May 31, 2016
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET
Location: #CombatZika on Twitter
How to Participate:
- Read the brief on Combating Zika and Future Threats
- Follow @OpenIDEO and @USAIDGH and share your insights, comments, and questions during the event using #CombatZika
- Share with your networks, using this as an opportunity to drive active discussions around this important topic
Get Involved on OpenIDEO.com
The discussion occurs in conjunction with a current $30 million USAID Grand Challenge for Development: How might we boldly and imaginatively combat Zika and future health threats? The Challenge draws upon talent, inspiration and solutions from around the world to address these pressing issues.
We invite the global community to contribute ground level insights (including photos and videos), research, and transformative ideas around these global threats by posting on OpenIDEO.