Monday 19 Sep 2022
The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is now presented in podcast, with new episode airing in the first Tuesday of each month. Find ‘Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and other major podcast apps. Be sure to subscribe for episode updates! The episodes can also be accessed directly here.
In this special episode, Professor Jeffrey Sachs, together with Ms María Fernanda Espinosa and Professor K. Srinath Reddy, discussed The Lancet Commission Report on the lessons learned for the future from the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from the background of the Commission and possible origins of the coronavirus that caused COVID-19, to the failures of international cooperation and national public-health-policy-making. They further dived into the Commission's recommendations on how to prevent or confront future global health emergencies, starting with strengthening the World Health Organization (WHO) as the core pillar of global policy.
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About the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs
Hosted by Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs, the eminent thought-leader in economics and sustainable development, the Book Club features monthly interviews with renowned authors about their ground-breaking work in sustainability, economics, history, social justice, and more.
All information about the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs can be found at www.bookclubwithjeffreysachs.org.