Dr Ghazi Kayali

Dr Kayali is the CEO of Human Link, a Lebanese NGO that he helped establish in 2014. His research focuses on emerging viruses at the human-animal interface with emphasis on influenza and coronaviruses. He runs surveillance projects in several countries in the Middle East and Africa collecting samples from animal and exposed human populations. He is also a regional consultant for preparedness and response, zoonoses, pandemic influenza, and International Health Regulations.