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Moving Past COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Responses around the World – Syndemics Webinar
March 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
A planning committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine host a public webinar entitled ‘Moving Past COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Responses around the World’ on March 17, 2021.
Before the panel discussion, Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet, will kick off the webinar by providing a detailed description of how public health officials and the public at large ought to understand a syndemic and its sociobiological conditions and discuss the importance of using the syndemic lens to understand disease outbreaks and responses to them.
Laura Helmuth, Moderator
Editor-in-Chief, Scientific American
Richard Horton, Panelist
Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet
American Public Health Official
Chikwe Ihekweazu, Panelist
Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
• Outline what we might learn, from looking at COVID-19 through the lens of a syndemic, about the long-term consequences that are likely to surface across society and around the world – settling on specific considerations for future analysis
• Evaluate the practical implications and applicability of using the syndemic lens, based on lived experience of public health leadership on the ground during COVID-19
• Discuss key actions and topics for deeper investigation when planning for long-term, resilient
recovery from COVID-19
Please visit the Moving Past COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Responses around the World – Syndemics Webinar page for more information.