Global COVID-19 Prevention and Response

Realities of Operations in Low-Resource Health Settings
1:00 pm
2:45 pm
Tuesday
27
April
2021
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Webinar
Special Event
The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health
The Program on Forced Migration and Health
Open to the Public
Join our panel discussion of COVID-19 operations issues in low-resource health settings. Using a socioecological approach will discuss the implementation of COVID-19 prevention, and the decreasing transmission includes co-created community initiatives, regional and national implementation. We will also discuss the development of vaccine research policies, strategies, and priorities; planning COVID-19 interventions in affected countries and regions to strengthen the prevention, detection, and response to the pandemic; and the challenges facing COVID-19 operations in Brazil and other countries.

Speakers:

Amanda McClelland, Senior Vice President of Prevent Epidemics and Resolve to Save Lives at Vital Strategies New York

Martin Howell Friede, Coordinator for the WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research, Geneva

Dr. Marcela Allheimen, Director, Medical Unit, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Brazil

Moderator:

Dr. Rachel T. Moresky, Director, sidHARTe - Strengthening Emergency Systems & Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship Programs, Columbia University Population and Family Health & Emergency Medicine Departments

*pending final confirmation

Contact:

Rachel Moresky