As part of the ongoing webinar series jointly organized by the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) and People’s Health Movement (PHM), a webinar titled The Socioeconomic Impact of COVID-19 from an Equity Perspective – Who is Being Left Behind and Lessons for the Future will be held on 11 November 2020 at 20.00 – 21.30 HRS (BKK).
This session will explore the socioeconomic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic particularly from an equity angle, examining who is being left behind and why, how heightened socioeconomic vulnerabilities and inequalities created barriers for effective COVID responses, lessons learned and emerging innovative thinking and measures to strengthen the resilience of the country and the vulnerable community in line with the PMAC 2021 theme of ‘advancing an equitable and healthy world.’
The panelists will be:
- Natasha Howard, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore / London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Singapore
- Sabina Alkire, Director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
- Ola Abualghaib, Manager, UN Partnership for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, United States of America
- Sarojini Nadimpally, Executive Director, Sama / People’s Health Movement, India
The webinar will be chaired by Mandeep Dhaliwal, Director, HIV, Health and Development Group, United Nations Development Programme, United States of America.
Sign In/Registration: https://pmac2021.com/webinars/register/18/session