Conversations on COVID-19 Webinar 12

Published by : Irish GlobalHealthNetwork
This webinar took place on 05/06/2020 at 1pm (12pm GMT)

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic is not only affecting populations’ health and  health systems, it is affecting every single aspect of our lives.

From the economy to education, access to essential services to the protection of vulnerable groups, COVID-19 has challenged the community as a whole.
Experience shows that where communities come together to respond, health and well-being improves and needs are better served.

Our experienced panelists:
- Shared practical examples of how community responses across Ireland, Kenya, Vietnam and globally have improved responses to COVID-19
Demonstrate how community systems have worked as part of health systems.
- Highlighted how important coordinated community reponses are when dealing with COVID-19 and all health issues

Panelists:
Ms Nicola Willis, Executive Director, AFRICAID-Zvandiri, Zimbabwe
Ms Florence Maritim Bore, Coordinator,  Brighter Communities Worldwide, Kenya
Oanh Khuat, Executive Director, Centre for Supporting Community Development Initiatives(SCDI), Vietnam
Ms Blessi Kumar, CEO, Global Coalition of TB Activists , India

Webinar Anchor: Professor Ruairi Brugha, RCSI
Moderators:
Nadine Ferris France, Executive Director, Irish Global Health Network
Hala Ali, Programme Coordinator, ESTHER Alliance
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