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Trust’s Jeremy Farrar is WHO’s new Chief Scientist
Dec 13, 2022 · The World Health Organization has named Jeremy Farrar as its new Chief Scientist. He replaces Soumya Swaminathan, who was the UN health agency’s first appointee to the job, › news › people-moves-jeremy-farrar-toPeople moves:

 Jeremy Farrar to step down as Wellcome Trust ...
Dec 15, 2022 · Wellcome Trust – Jeremy Farrar, director at the trust, will step down from his position next year to take up the position of chief scientist at the World Health Organization. 

Sir Jeremy James Farrar OBE FRCP FRS FMedSci (born 1 September 1961) is a British medical researcher who has served as director of the Wellcome Trust since 2013 and will serve as chief scientist at the World Health Organization in 2023. He was previously a professor of tropical medicine at the University of Oxford

Born in Singapore, Farrar is the youngest of six children in his family. His father taught English and his mother was a writer and artist. Due to his father's work, he spent his childhood in New Zealand, Cyprus and Libya.[16]

Farrar was educated at Churcher's College[17] and UCL Medical School,[8] from where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in immunology in 1983 and a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree in 1986.[2] Farrar completed his Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Oxford in 1998 on myasthenia gravis.

Farrar's research interests are in infectious diseases[8] such as tuberculosis,[19] dengue fever,[20][21][22][23] typhoid fever, malaria, and H5N1 influenza

From 1996 until 2013, Farrar was Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Ho Chi Minh City.[5][27][28][29] In 2004, he and his Vietnamese colleague Tran Tinh Hien identified the re-emergence of the deadly bird flu, or H5N1, in humans.[30][31] He was Professor of Tropical Medicine and Global Health at the University of Oxford from 2000 until 2013.[1]

In addition to his academic work, Farrar was part of the Center for Global Development’s Working Group on Priority-Setting Institutions for Global Health in 2012.

In 2013, Farrar was appointed Director of the Wellcome Trust.[1] During his time at the Wellcome Trust, with Chris Whitty and Neil Ferguson, he co-authored an article in Nature titled "Infectious disease: Tough choices to reduce Ebola transmission",[33] explaining the UK government's response to Ebola in Sierra Leone, including the proposal to build and support centres where people could self-isolate voluntarily if they suspected that they could have the disease.[34] In July 2015, he co-authored a paper in The New England Journal of Medicine (with Adel Mahmoud and Stanley A. Plotkin), titled "Establishing a Global Vaccine-Development Fund", that led to the founding in 2017 of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).[35][36] Together with a number of others, in 2016 he proposed a World Serum Bank as a means of helping combat epidemics.[37]

In addition to his role at the Wellcome Trust, Farrar has served as chair on several advisory boards for governments and global organizations. From 2017 until 2019, he was a member of the German Ministry of Health’s International Advisory Board on Global Health, chaired by Ilona Kickbusch.[38] He is also a member of the Health and Biomedical Sciences International Advisory Council (HBMS IAC) at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research of Singapore.[39]

In the United Kingdom, Farrar was part of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE), led by Patrick Vallance[40] (up to 2 November 2021, when Farrar resigned in disagreement with the government's approach), and Public Health England’s Serology Working Group.[41] In May 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he was appointed to the expert advisory group for the UK Government’s Vaccine Task Force.[42] In July 2021 he published the book Spike: The Virus vs The People, co-authored with Financial Times journalist Anjana Ahuja, giving his account of the UK government's response to the Covid-19 pandemic.[43]

Farrar co-chaired the World Health Organization’s working group on dengue vaccines from 2015 until 2016.[44][45] In 2017, he was part of the selection committee chaired by Jules A. Hoffmann that chose Stewart Cole as director of the Institut Pasteur.[46] In 2019, he served on The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis, co-chaired by Eric Goosby, Dean Jamison and Soumya Swaminathan.[47] That same year, he also co-chaired a WHO committee evaluating Ebola therapeutics.[48][49] In the preparations for the Global Health Summit hosted by the European Commission and the G20 in May 2021, he was a member of the event's High Level Scientific Panel.[50]

Since its inception in 2017, Farrar has been chairing the Scientific Advisory Group of the WHO R&D Blueprint, a global strategy and preparedness plan that allows the rapid activation of research activities during epidemics.[51] Since 2018, he has been serving on the joint World Bank/WHO Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB), co-chaired by Elhadj As Sy and Gro Harlem Brundtland.[52] In 2020, he was appointed to the Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, co-chaired by Sheikh Hasina and Mia Mottley.[53]

On 19 February 2020, Farrar, along with 26 other scientists, published as a co-author of the Statement in support of the scientists, public health professionals, and medical professionals of China combatting COVID-19, which declared "We stand together to strongly condemn conspiracy theories suggesting that COVID-19 does not have a natural origin."

Farrar fears not enough is being done to vaccinate people in poor nations against COVID-19. Farrar stated, “The longer this virus continues to spread in largely unvaccinated populations globally, the more likely it is that a variant that can overcome our vaccines and treatments will emerge. If that happens, we could be close to square one. This political drift and lack of leadership is prolonging the pandemic for everyone, with governments unwilling to really address inequitable access to the vaccines, tests and treatment. There have been wonderful speeches, warm words, but not the actions needed to ensure fair access to what we know works and would bring the pandemic to a close.

Farrar is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2005 New Year Honours for services to healthcare, especially the prevention of tropical diseases, in Vietnam.[75] His citation on election to the Academy of Medical Sciences reads

Farrar was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2015.[10] He was appointed a Knight Bachelor in the 2019 New Year Honours for services to Global Health

Farrar has been married to Christiane Dolecek, an Austrian-born typhoid researcher, since 1998.[30] They have three children and live in Oxford.[30] Since 2011, the family's [78] has focused on providing educational assistance to youth from Vietnam and Nepal.

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Jeremy Farrar & the WHO with Johnny Vedmore

In this episode, Whitney talks to Johnny Vedmore about the imminent appointment of former Wellcome Trust head Jeremy Farrar to be the World Health Organization’s Chief Scientist and how it relates to the WHO’s attempts to obtain new powers through a secretive regulation amendment process.

Originally published 01/17/23.


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20:17 “That narrative set by Farrar, but rejected by the WHO was parroted extensively by the George W. Bush administration.” Donald Rumsfeld and his connections to Gilead, maker of Tamiflu. Defense Secretary Rumsfeld sees growth in Gilead stake – Oct. 31, 2005
21:23 Dark Winter and Anthrax – Engineering Contagion: Amerithrax Archives
22:00 Fauci Emails Give Insight To Early Days Of COVID Response – Buzzfeed
27:31 GSK to start production of Ebola vaccine as tests on humans begin | Ebola | The Guardian. Vaccines normally take 10 years to develop. Due to the crisis, 10k doses of vaccine were produced at same time as the clinical trials so that if trial was successful, the vax would be ready. Whitney Webb, “Developers of Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Tied to UK Eugenics Movement”
36:00 Jeremy Farrar, as a response to COVID, through Wellcome Trust, created Wellcome Leap.Whitney Webb – A “Leap” toward Humanity’s Destruction
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46:00 Wellcome Leap. Clips from Whitney’s interview with TLAV discussing Wellcome Leap Programs.
46:54 In Utero | Wellcome Leap: Unconventional Projects. Funded at Scale.
59:45 James Roguski on WHO – SECRET NEGOTIATIONS – James Roguski
1:02:00 Catastrophic Contagion, a high-level pandemic exercise in 2022. International Health Regulations Review Committee will be voting on WHO amendments. WHO | Working Group on Amendments to the International Health Regulations (2005)
1:05:29 Amendments. Original line read: The implementation of these regulations shall be with full respect for dignity, human rights, and fundamental freedoms of person. New line: The implementation of these regulations shall be based on the principles of equity, inclusivity, coherence, and in accordance with their common but differentiated responsibilities of the states parties taking into consideration their social and economic development.
1:22:00 Summary. Top funders of the WHO are the UK Government and the Bill & Melinda Gates Fondation. How WHO is funded. WHO | Programme Budget Web Portal
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