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Public Lecture and Gowning Ceremony for the Honorary Doctor of Science to Dr. Seth Franklin Berkley, CEO Gavi

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Hello and Welcome to the Seth Berkely Gowning Ceremony & Public Lecture: The Power and Science of Vaccines

Dr. Seth Franklin Berkley -the CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and a global advocate of the power of vaccines received Makerere University's prestigious Honorary Doctorate of Science (Honoris Causa) during the 71st Graduation Ceremony in May, 2021 where he attended virtually.

Dr. Seth will deliver a Public Lecture titled: ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฌ๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฏ๐š๐œ๐œ๐ข๐ง๐ž๐ฌ as part of #MakerereAt100 celebrations. There will also be a gowning ceremony for the awarded Honorary Doctor of Science.

๐Ÿ—“๏ธย ๐Ÿ•๐ญ๐ก ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ

โŒšย ๐Ÿต:๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐—”๐— 

๐Ÿ“ย ๐˜๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐Ÿ ๐‹๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ž ๐‚๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐š๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐  ๐…๐š๐œ๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐‚๐“๐… ๐ˆ๐ˆ ๐€๐ฎ๐๐ข๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐ฎ๐ฆ, Pool Road, Makerere University starting

The founder and former president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative is honored for his tremendous contribution to the staff capacity building in training and research, and student training at the Makerere University School of Public Health. He was instrumental in starting theย ๐๐ฎ๐›๐ฅ๐ข๐œย ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐กย ๐’๐œ๐ก๐จ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฌย ๐–๐ข๐ญ๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐ญย ๐–๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฌย to create a cadre of Public Health workers who are trained from the community. The first three programs in Africa were established inย Zimbabwe,ย Ghana, andย Uganda.


  • Gavi CEO Dr Seth Berkley biography, October 2022
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