Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Stroke Care

Organized by the American Heart Association Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Stroke Care (Live Webinar) January 12, 2022 RSVP COVID-19 has greatly affected the delivery of stroke care. A recently published paper addressed the challenges and strained resources of low- and middle-income countries and aimed to address recommendations that may be low cost but…

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COVID-19 Case Management Webinar Series: COVID-19 and pregnancy

Organized by the World Health Organization COVID-19 Case Management Webinar Series: COVID-19 and pregnancy January 11, 2022 RSVP The World Health Organization is pleased to invite you to the COVID-19 Case Management Webinar Series: COVID-19 and pregnancy.  COVID-19 disease is associated with increased risk of severe illness and adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes. This webinar will focus on key…

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The Global Fund in the COVID-19 Era: Views from Local Civil Society

Organized by the Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria The Global Fund in the COVID-19 Era: Views from Local Civil Society December 9, 2021 RSVP Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by emailing events@globalhealth.org. And, stay up-to-date with the news from the global health community by…

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Priorities for the Care of Critically ill Patients with COVID-19: Lessons From Tanzania and Kenya

Organized by Center for Global Development Priorities for the Care of Critically ill Patients with COVID-19: Lessons From Tanzania and Kenya December 7, 2021 RSVP Watch online here. OPENING REMARKS  Tim Baker, Associate Professor, Ifakara Health Institute Dar es Salaam and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Non-Resident Fellow, Center for Global Development PANELLISTS Angela Kairu, Research…

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HIV/AIDS and Covid-19: Prospects for an Integrated Response

Organized by CSIS  HIV/AIDS and Covid-19: Prospects for an Integrated Response November 12, 2021 RSVP People living with HIV/AIDS are at greater risk of being infected with Covid-19, due to a range of factors, including co-morbidities. The Covid-19 pandemic has been disruptive of societies and health systems globally, as wave after wave of infections have…

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What We Know and Still Don’t Know: Progress and Challenges in the Quest for Transparency to Ensure Equity in the COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment

Organized by Center for Global Development What We Know and Still Don’t Know: Progress and Challenges in the Quest for Transparency to Ensure Equity in the COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment November 4, 2021 RSVP PRESENTER Karen Hussmann, Independent Expert and Researcher, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre FEATURING Arne Strand, Director, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre Eduardo Bohórquez, Executive…

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The LGBTQI+ COVID-19 Experience

By Alexa Wilder, Eliana Monteforte, Director of Special Projects, Global Health Council Left out of much of the initial research and conversations surrounding pandemic response, the LGBTQI+ community banded together to address the social, economic, and health gaps left by their governments. While these civil society-led efforts were able to address many challenges that emerged…

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Economic and Programming Implications for the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out in Africa

OPENING REMARKS John N. Nkengasong, Director, Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Javier Guzman, Director, Global Health Policy and  Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development (CGD) John Ataguba, Director, Health Economics Unit at University of Cape Town and Deputy Director, African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) KEYNOTE ADDRESS Donald Kaberuka, African Union (AU) Special…

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Distributing and Allocating Scarce COVID-19 Vaccines Within Low-And-Middle Income Countries: How Modelling Can Help

Organized by Center for Global Development Distributing and Allocating Scarce COVID-19 Vaccines Within Low-And-Middle Income Countries: How Modelling Can Help November 5, 2021 RSVP Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have been using epidemiological and operational modeling to predict the spread of the novel coronavirus as well as estimate the impact…

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