COVID-19 Narratives
by Dr David Nabarro

On 21 February 2020, Dr David Nabarro, Co-Director of the Imperial College Institute of Global Health Innovation at the Imperial College London and Strategic Director of 4SD, was appointed as one of six Special Envoys to the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General on COVID-19. In this role, David provides strategic advice and high-level political advocacy and engagement in different parts of the world to help WHO coordinate the global response to the pandemic.

The following Narratives are being written by David and peers to share with those who want more information about the situation and to help raise the awareness and readiness of all actors.

COVID-19 Narratives
by Dr David Nabarro

On 21 February 2020, Dr David Nabarro, Co-Director of the Imperial College Institute of Global Health Innovation at the Imperial College London and Strategic Director of 4SD, was appointed as one of six Special Envoys to the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General on COVID-19. In this role, David provides strategic advice and high-level political advocacy and engagement in different parts of the world to help WHO coordinate the global response to the pandemic.

The following Narratives are being written by David and peers to share with those who want more information about the situation and to help raise the awareness and readiness of all actors.

5 Principles to Guide Adaptive Leadership

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A middle path is needed…. Too many restrictions damage people’s livelihoods and provoke resentment....

Understanding COVID-19 in school settings

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Educational continuity is essential to long term social cohesion and economic success. That is why i...

The Great Revealer: Emergence of the “COVID-Ready” World

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The Great Revealer: Emergence of the “COVID-Ready” World: By Dr David Nabarro and John Atkinson.

Patterns of risk, disease and response

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This abridged version of the COVID-19 Narratives By Dr David Nabarro will be featured in the British...

COVID-19 Narratives Abridged: In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are only as strong as the weakest of us

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This abridged version of the COVID-19 Narratives By Dr David Nabarro will be featured in the British...

Assessing national performance in response to COVID-19

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By Dale Fisher, Yik Ying Teo, David Nabarro This is an extract of a Lancet Comment article which was...

Three steps for leaders to tackle COVID and climate emergency

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Dr David Nabarro is Special Envoy to the World Health Organisation on COVID-19 and Strategic Direct...

Dealing with covid-19 means looking beyond immediate crisis response

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We anticipate that the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the resulting disease covid-19 will remain an ever-pres...

COVID19: Do what is needed to hold the virus at bay

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Holding the virus at bay requires following the well-established disciplines of disease outbreak con...

Whole-place approach for a COVID-ready city

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The first phase of the global COVID-19 pandemic required a national response. Around the world, nat...

5 Principles to Guide Adaptive Leadership

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A middle path is needed…. Too many restrictions damage people’s livelihoods and provoke resentment....

Understanding COVID-19 in school settings

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Educational continuity is essential to long term social cohesion and economic success. That is why i...

The Great Revealer: Emergence of the “COVID-Ready” World

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The Great Revealer: Emergence of the “COVID-Ready” World: By Dr David Nabarro and John Atkinson.

Patterns of risk, disease and response

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This abridged version of the COVID-19 Narratives By Dr David Nabarro will be featured in the British...
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