ICAP’s Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA participated in a recent webinar hosted by the New York City and Department for the Aging titled Science, Older New Yorkers, and Covid-19 Vaccination: A Virtual Forum Advancing Trust and Confidence for Older New Yorkers, brought together global health experts to answer questions on the importance of older adult New Yorkers getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

The webinar was led by Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, Commissioner of the NYC Department for the Aging and moderated by Michael Hodin, CEO of the Global Coalition on Aging. The expert panel included Dr. Susan Beane, Executive Medical Director, Healthfirst, and a member of the Age-friendly NYC Commission; Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, Founder and Director, ICAP, and University Professor and Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health, Columbia University Mailman’s School of Public Health; Dr. Jennifer Rosen, Director, Epidemiology and Surveillance, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; and Dr. John Beard, Former Director, Ageing and Life Course at the World Health Organization (WHO), and Professor, University of New South Wales, Australia, and Chair of Global Coalition on Aging Advisory Council.

Watch the full video on vimeo.

Read the latest ICAP updates on COVID-19.

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