VacciNation: Israel's Covid-19 Immunization Process and Pandemic Response

Israel has now vaccinated more than 3 million of its citizens, leading the world in its Covid-19 vaccination rollout. How did Israel do it? Join us to hear from Dr. Mitchell Schwaber, Director of the National Center for Infection Control at Israel’s Ministry of Health and a member of the World Health Organization's Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines Development Group, for an in-depth conversation on the Israeli and international response to Covid-19.

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Dr, Mitchell Schwaber

Dr. Mitchell Schwaber

Dr. Schwaber is the director of the National Center for Infection Control of the Israel Ministry of Health. A native of Boston, he pursued his medical studies at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, medical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem, and training in infectious diseases and epidemiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston. In addition to his duties with the Ministry, he practices internal and infectious diseases medicine at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Maccabi Healthcare Services, is Professor of Medicine at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, and is a reserve officer in the Medical Corps of the Israel Defense Forces.  He serves as an advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) and was recently appointed co-chair of the WHO’s Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines Development Group.

Dr. Schwaber lives in Modiin, Israel, with his wife and three daughters.