International Conference on COVID-19: Learning for Future Healthcare Systems in LMICs

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2022•01•19 - 2022•01•21


    The COVID-19 catastrophe intersected across health, education, economy, social protection, gender, and governance. The patterns of transmission also threatened our sense of agency. In this situation, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) and the Bangladesh Health Watch (BHW) are hosting an international virtual conference, to discuss, debate and document the experiences with COVID-19 pandemic including emerging variants such as the Delta variant across low-and middle-income countries (LMICs), with the core theme: Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Future Healthcare Systems in LMICs. The conference will cover:

    • The evidence and lessons learnt from the pandemic, which populations were impacted the most, livelihood and health vulnerabilities,
    • The response of governments, and health systems to containment and vaccine delivery, responses of local and international communities to COVID-19,
    • The effects of risk communication in Bangladesh, the efficacy of local and national level data systems to aid and guide government decision-making,
    • The relevance of social sciences to understand the pandemic,
    • To develop context-specific inclusive and community-based intervention and preparations for future pandemics and health systems.

    Session 2: Two Years into the COVID-19 Pandemic: What are the Experiences and Learning from LMICs for Future (Jan 19, 8 PM Bangladesh Standard Time, UTC/GMT +6) will be chaired by Dr David McCoy, Research Lead, UNU-IIGH.


    To register, visit International Conference on COVID-19, 2022 (