Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, global director of ICAP, was featured on the Brian Lehrer show on WNCY on Dec 7 to discuss the latest updated on the COVID-19 surge including how New York City is fighting the second wave, how people should be changing their behavior, and the latest on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
A major global health organization that has been improving public health in countries around the world for over 15 years, ICAP works to transform the health of populations through innovation, science, and global collaboration. Based at Columbia University in New York City, where it is part of the Mailman School of Public Health, ICAP has projects in more than 30 countries, working side-by-side with ministries of health and local partners to confront some of the world’s toughest health challenges. Through meaningful research, tailored technical assistance, effective training and education programs, and rigorous surveillance to measure and evaluate the impact of public health interventions, ICAP aims to realize a global vision of healthy people, empowered communities, and thriving societies. Online at icap.columbia.edu