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  • Webinar: Leave No One Behind in COVID-19 Prevention, Response and Recovery United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction


    Date: 03 Apr 2020
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Webinar: Leave No One Behind in COVID-19 Prevention, Response and Recovery

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 03 Apr 2020 Location: Online event

Although COVID-19 doesn't discriminate, its impact does. Throughout the Asia-Pacific region, older people, persons living with disabilities, caretakers and the poor have a greater risk of getting infected and developing severe complications. This webinar will focus on the early lessons and good practices that are emerging in the region on how to identify and protect the most vulnerable groups. Experts will also highlight what more can be done to ensure that no one is left behind in the regional efforts to prevent, respond and 'recover better' from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The webinar will start at 1:00 PM Bangkok time, Friday 3 April 2020.  

Confirmed speakers

Mr Bert Maerten
Head of Programmes, Asia Pacific
HelpAge International Asia Pacific Regional Office
Bangkok, Thailand
Ms Anna-Karin Jatfors
Deputy Regional Director, Asia and Pacific
UN Women
Bangkok, Thailand
Professor Nahoko Harada, RN, PHN, PhD
Department of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
School of Nursing
University of Miyazaki
Miyazaki City, Miyazaki, Japan
Dr Prakash Tyagi
Executive Director of GRAVIS and Founder-Director of GRAVIS Hospital,
Member of the HelpAge Global Network
Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

This webinar is the first in a series of upcoming webinars on COVID-19 organized by UNDRR’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. As the first region to be impacted by COVID-19, Asia-Pacific has become the testing ground for innovations and solutions to tackle this global disaster.

The aim of these webinars is to distil in 60 minutes the most relevant information and actionable recommendations on priority topics to support countries in their prevention, response and recovery efforts. It will also share issue briefs on the webinar topics that capture emerging lessons and policy recommendations.

Event website: https://www.undrr.org/event/webinar-leave-no-one-behind-covid-19-prevention-response-and-recovery



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