The impact of COVID 19 on vulnerable populations
This is the fourth in a series of webinars exploring the relationship between COVID-19 pandemic an international health focusing on the impact the current health crisis is having on vulnerable populations in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. To analyse the impact that the pandemic is having on vulnerable populations, special attention has been given to the analysis of the affected social and health determinats. Such analysis allows a comprenhensive framework to better undertsanding the consequences of the pandemic in terms of poor health and social outcomes in vulnerable population within the Region.
To reflect on the importance of the addressing the needs of groups in conditions of vulnerability in the response to COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean.
To reflect on issues regarding Equity and the COVID-19 pandemic within the Region.
To enable an active discussion between alumni of the Program Leaders in International Health regarding the impact of the COVID-19 on vulnerable populations
Dr. Gerry Eijkemans. Unit Chief, Health Promotion and Social Determinants, Pan American Health Organization PAHO/WHO.
Dr. Ronald Labonté. Distinguished Research. Chair in Globalization and Health Equity. University of Ottawa, Canada.