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For this episode of the 44th World Hospital Congress Podcast Series, our guest Bertrand Levrat, sat down with Ronald Lavater to share his experiences in leading Geneva University Hospital (HUG) during the COVID-19 pandemic and to discuss the qualities a leader should possess in order to effectively manage a public health crisis.

Ronald-Lavater

Ronald Lavater

Chief Executive Officer

Ronald leads the IHF Secretariat, managing the team and its performance, with responsibility for all day-to-day activities, and executive reporting.

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