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17:00 - 18:30 19 May 2010

From Smallpox to Polio: Eradication of Communicable Diseases


5th Floor Lecture Theatre | Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL (link Map)
183 Euston Road | London | NW1 2BE | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr David Heymann, Chair of the Health Protection Agency UK & Head of the Centre on Global Health Security, London, UCL

In this series, senior managerial and field personnel involved in the smallpox eradication programme of the 1970's will present their own views of that historic campaign. By show-casing the participant's perspective, this series will offer original insights into one of the greatest public health achievements of the twentieth century as it unfolded across the globe.

Please note: This lecture will be videoed. Please be seated by 5:00pm.


UCL History of Medicine Events Team
+44 (0)20 7679 8103 | hom-events@ucl.ac.uk


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