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Int'l conference on Covid-19 to be held from 19 Jan

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Int'l conference on Covid-19 to be held from 19 Jan

The “International Conference on Covid-19: Learning for Future Healthcare Systems in Low-and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)” is scheduled from 19 January to 21 January. BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) and Bangladesh Health Watch (BHW) will jointly organize the virtual conference.

The virtual conference will discuss, debate, and document the experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic across low- and middle-countries (LMIC).

The lessons learned and reflected on what needs to be done to address the critical gaps as we move forward, particularly the challenges and opportunities of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

The conference aims to bring together national, regional, and global experts from different countries including Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, France, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, UK, USA and Vietnam. Participants representing governments, international and bilateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, academic and research institutions, and the media will participate at this conference. The virtual conference will take place on Zoom and is open to anyone who signs up online. The registration link is https://iccovid19.bracjpgsph.org/. 

The Inaugural Session will have Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora, Additional Director General (Planning and Development), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh as the chief guest. The keynote speaker is Dr David Nabarro, Special Envoy of WHO Director General for Covid-19.  

The three-day virtual conference will have six sessions and will cover the evidence and lessons learned from the pandemic, which populations were impacted the most, livelihood and health vulnerabilities, the response of Governments, and health systems to containment and vaccine delivery, responses of local and international communities to Covid-19, the effects of risk communication, the efficacy of local and national level data systems to aid and guide government decision-making, and the relevance of social sciences to understanding the pandemic, and finally to develop context-specific inclusive and community-based intervention and preparations for future pandemics and health systems. Online registration is required and can be done through the BRAC JPGSPH and BHW websites. The conference will also be live-streamed on the official Facebook pages of BRAC JPGSPH and BHW, read a media release.

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