Webinar: Approaches to NCDs during the pandemic and post-pandemic period

Webinar: Approaches to NCDs during the pandemic and post-pandemic period
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PAHO Webinar Series: Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), risk factors and mental health during the time of COVID-19

 

Session 1

Approaches to NCDs during the pandemic and post-pandemic period

 

On Monday, 29 March, 2021, join us on the webinar "Approaches to NCDs during the pandemic and post-pandemic period",  which is the first session of the PAHO Webinar Series "Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), risk factors and mental health during the time of COVID-19"

The objective is to present an overview of the impact of COVID-19 on NCDs, including on vulnerable populations, and discuss big picture policy interventions to strengthen the NCD response and reduce disparities in access to care, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

How to participate

  • DATE:  Monday, 29 March, 2021
  • TIME 11:00 am- 12:30 pm (EDT) [check the time correspondence in your area at the bottom of the page]
  • REGISTER: https://paho-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6nayP5u0Q1SWeTQy0XT9Kw 
    • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the webinar
    • If the capacity of the virtual room is exceeded, you can follow the session on the PAHO YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/pahotv
  • LANGUAGE: The session will be in English and Spanish,  with simultaneous translation to both languages.

 

Live broadcast

 

 

 

 

 

Presentations

 

 - Situation of COVID-19 in the Americas and impact on priority health programs - Dr. Jarbas BarbosaAssistant Director, PAHO

 

Continuing care for people living with NCDs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic (Mexico) - Dr. Ruy López RidauraDirector General, National Center for Disease Control and Preventive Programs, CENAPRECE (in Spanish)

 

Report

 

- Summary of Session 1

 

Agenda

 

Moderator:  Dr. Anselm Hennis, Director, Department of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health

  • 11:00 a.m.  - Welcome and introduction to the webinar series and the first session. 

    Dr. Anselm Hennis,  Director, Department of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health

  • 11:05 a.m.  Situation of COVID-19 in the Americas and impact on priority health programs 

    Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, Assistant Director, PAHO

  • 11:25 a.m.   Continuing care for people living with NCDs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic: Country examples 
    • Mexico
      • Dr. Hugo López-Gatell, Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Ministry of Health 

        Dr. Ruy López Ridaura, Director General, National Center for Disease Control and Preventive Programs, CENAPRECE, Ministry of Health 

    • Barbados.
      •  Lt. Col. Honourable Jeffrey D. Bostic, Minister of Health and Wellness

  • 12:00 p.m. Questions and discussion with participating audience
  • 12:30 p.m. Closure

 

Time correspondence

  •  8:00 am.– Los Angeles
  •  9:00 am – Belmopan, Guatemala City , Mexico City,  Managua, San José (CR), San Salvador, Tegucigalpa
  • 10:00 am– Kingston, Panamá City
  • 11:00 am –  Bridgetown,  Castries, Georgetown,  Nassau, Port of Spain, San Juan, Washington DC
  • 12:00 pm. – Brasilia, Paramaribo
  • 5:00 pm. – Geneva, Madrid

For other cities, check the time in the folloing link


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