COVID-19: Preparing for the Second Wave (June 24, 2020)

COVID-19: Preparing for the Second Wave (June 24, 2020)

COVID-19: Preparing for the Second Wave (June 24, 2020)

  • Fourth co-host: Australia
  • Content of Workshop: This GCTF workshop focused on building capacity among public health officials and experts from countries across the region and beyond. AIT Director Christensen thanked partners, panelists, and attendees for the significant contributions they have made to maintain global health security in the face of this global pandemic. As U.S. Secretary Pompeo recently said: “The United States has long considered Taiwan a force for good in the world and a reliable partner.  We have a shared vision for the region—one that includes rule of law, transparency, prosperity, and security for all. The recent COVID-19 pandemic provided an opportunity for the international community to see why Taiwan’s pandemic-response model is worthy of emulation.”
  • Key Attendees: AIT Director Brent Christensen, Taiwan Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung, Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, Chief Representative of Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Taipei office Hiroyasu Izumi, Deputy Representative of Australian Office in Taiwan Susan Moore
  • Number of Participating Countries: 16