Xihong Lin Joins TAG on COVID-19 Mortality Assessment

Xihong LinProfessor Xihong Lin will serve on the WHO and UN DESA Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Mortality Assessment.

“In the context of the collaboration between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), the Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Mortality Assessment is established in accordance with these Terms of Reference to serve as a broad scientific and strategic platform to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and application of methods on COVID-19 mortality.

The Technical Advisory Group (the “TAG”) will act as an advisory body to WHO and UN DESA in this area of work. Its primary role will be to advise and support efforts to assist WHO and UN Member States to obtain accurate estimates of numbers of deaths attributable to the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic.”