59th DIRECTING COUNCIL 73rd Session of the Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas
WHAT: A Comprehensive Response in Health and the Economy to the Protracted COVID-19 Pandemic
WHEN: 22 September 2021 - 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
HOW: The event will be broadcast on PAHO’s YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/PAHOTV
The event analyzes the impact of the pandemic on health, social and economic conditions. Panelists discuss the measures to control the pandemic and strategies and scenarios for social and economic recovery with resilient health systems and social and health equity.
Moderator. Amalia Del Riego, Health Services and Access, PAHO/WHO
Opening remarks. Jarbas Barbosa. Assistant Director, PAHO/WHO
The social and economic impact of the protracted COVID-19 crisis - regional prospective analysis. Alicia Bárcena. Executive Secretary, ECLAC
The health crisis: future scenarios and strategies from the health sector to control the pandemic. Jarbas Barbosa, Assistant Director, PAHO/WHO
Analysis of the national perspective
Christopher Tufton. Minister of Health, Jamaica, President of PAHO’s 59th Directing Council
Michael Pearson. Head of Canada's delegation to the 59th Directing Council.
Enrique Paris. Minister of Health of Chile
Closing remarks. James Fitzgerald. Director, Health Systems and Services, PAHO/WHO
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