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Register for PMAC2021 webinar on December 15th

Poster PMAC

Moderated by Ambassador Yoka Brandt, this webinar will preview the Lancet-SIGHT Commission’s research on the relationshipsamong health equity, gender equality, and peaceful societies. President Tarja Halonen will provide opening remarks, followed by experts sharing new research and reflections on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in fragile and conflict-affected settings. Speakers will discuss how interventions to promote gender equality and health equity can contribute to the effort to “build back better” after the pandemic and better address the layered challenges of COVID-19 and armed conflict.

Speakers include:

  • Yoka Brandt, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations Netherlands Mission to the UN   
  • Tarja Halonen, Former President of Finland, Chair of Lancet-SIGHT Commission 
  • Valerie Percival, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Lancet-SIGHT Commissioner
  • Jason Phillips, Adjunct Research Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University
  • Anju Malhotra, Principle Visiting Fellow, United Nations University—International Institute of Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
  • Akjemal Magtymova, Head of Mission and WHO Representative to the Syrian Arab Republic, World Health Organization
  • Elhadj As Sy, Co-Chair, Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, Co-Chair of Lancet Commission on Gender and Global Health
  • Shuvai Busuman Nyoni, Executive Director, African Leadership Centre

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