Winter Olympic Organizing Committee Thanks Global Health Department of PKU School of Public Health
Jia Zhongwei team from Department of Global Health, Peking University School of Public Health, undertook the project of "Research on the Assessment and Prevention Technology of the Risks Exerted on the Beijing Winter Olympics by the Pandemic". As a key special project of "Hi-tech Winter Olympics" of the Ministry of Science and Technology, various research tasks were successfully completed by the team, and the research results were recognized by the International Winter Olympic Committee and officially included in the pandemic prevention and control plan of the Winter Olympics, which provided an important scientific basis for the successful holding of the Winter Olympics under the pandemic situation. Recently, Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games sent a letter of thanks to Peking University, fully affirming that the project team contributed a lot to the COVID-19 monitoring and prevention and control work for the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, and thanked all the members of Peking University and the project team.
In the future, the Department of Global Health of PKU school of Public Health will further summarize the experience of the technical support in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic during the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, and expect to carry on the monitoring and forecasting platform construction for public health safety with the support of the university, transform the relevant achievements into the routine monitoring and forecasting work for global infectious diseases, and provide scientific and technological hardcore power for the protection of public health in China and even the whole world.
Written by: Wu Zhaoxia
Edited by:Liu Xin