Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Countries in Africa and Latin America are particularly vulnerable to a pandemic. The challenges they face and the opportunities that exist to strengthen health systems in these regions receive too little attention. The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on challenges low resource communities face, but this moment also presents an opportunity to address these gaps to not only prevent pandemics but address a broader range of public health challenges including noncommunicable diseases. This webinar brings together leaders from these regions who will discuss challenges these regions face and also what can be done to address them.


Lillian Dudley MBChB, DCH, MSc, FPHM
Associate Professor of Public Health Medicine, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Patricia Garcia MD, MPH, PhD
Former Minister of Health, Peru

Nelson Torto PhD
Executive Director, The African Academy of Sciences


Keith Martin, MD, PC
Executive Director, CUGH