A look at modern 21st-century forces - war, political collapse, climate change, urbanization, anti-science, leading to a return of neglected and vaccine-preventable diseases. My lecture will address my time as US Science Envoy in the White House and US State Department.
1. To report on the impact of modern 21st-century forces, including poverty, war, urbanization, climate change, on slowing, halting, or even reversing public health gains.
2. To evaluate the impact of vaccines on combating the diseases arising due to these forces.
3. To summarize the development of new COVID19 vaccines for Global Health.