Webinars

WEBINAR SERIES: COVID-19 & HUMANITARIAN SETTINGS

The READY Initiative, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), the Center for Humanitarian Health at Johns Hopkins University and the Center of Education and Research in Humanitarian Action  (CERAH) are hosting a weekly webinar series on COVID-19 and humanitarian settings. The webinars will take place on Wednesdays from 8–9am EST (2-3pm CET).


PAST WEBINARS IN SERIES

WEBINAR 1: Wednesday 1 April

COVID-19 and Humanitarian Settings: Knowledge Experience Sharing 

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WEBINAR 2: Wednesday 8 April

COVID-19: Can We Really Learn From Past Outbreaks? 

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WEBINAR 3: Wednesday 15 April

Program Prioritization and Adaptation in COVID-19 Times 

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WEBINAR 4: Wednesday 22 April

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for COVID-19

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WEBINAR 5: Wednesday 29 April

Risk Communication and Community Engagement – Perceptions, Misinformation, and Concerns in African Countries in the time of COVID

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WEBINAR 6: Wednesday 6 May

COVID-19 case management in humanitarian and low-income settings: dilemmas and decisions

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WEBINAR 7: Wednesday 13 May

WASH and COVID-19: How can we improve hygiene behaviors?

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WEBINAR 8: Wednesday 20 May

COVID-19 in Humanitarian Settings: Magnifying Gender Inequalities

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WEBINAR 9: Wednesday 26 May

The Next Crisis Wave of COVID-19: Impacts on household food security and nutrition and preparedness considerations

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WEBINAR 10: Wednesday 3 June

COVID-19 Surveillance in Humanitarian Settings

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Additional Resources 

PowerPoint Presentation

 DHIS2 Digital Data Package for COVID-19 Surveillance

WEBINAR 11: Wednesday 10 June

COVID-19 and Maternal & Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings

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WEBINAR 12: Wednesday 17 June

Caring for People with NCDs in Humanitarian Settings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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WEBINAR 12: Wednesday 24 June

Violence Against Health Care and the COVID-19 Response

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WEBINAR 13: Wednesday 1 July

Lessons Learned from the Field: Experiences from the COVID-19 Humanitarian Website

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OTHER WEBINARS:

Thursday 30 July: Weaponizing Public Health to End Asylum in the United States

On July 9th, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice proposed a new rule that would give them expansive authority to deny asylum and block and deport asylum seekers in the name of public health. During this webinar, you'll learn about this new rule, its implications for public health and asylum in the United States, and how to take action against it via a panel of experts, hosted by the Program on Forced Migration and Health within the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, the Health and Human Rights Certificate, Human Rights First, the Center for Humanitarian Health within Johns Hopkins University, Physicians for Human Rights, and Global Response Management.

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Wednesday 29 July: Responding to the Impact of COVID-19 on Refugees

The concern for refugee populations and their risk to preventable diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic is high. Refugee camps are home to concentrated groups of people with limited access to health services – making the spread of disease easy but the delivery of treatments difficult. Existing vaccines offer vulnerable populations a critical piece of preventative medicine, especially to children who suffer most during a humanitarian crisis. Disease modeling and humanitarian health experts at JHU discussed what impact COVID-19 will have in terms of infections and outcomes in refugee camps, and the response needed to protect children with routine immunizations and a potential COVID-19 vaccine.

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Monday 27 April: COVID-19 and the Displaced: Addressing the Threat of the Novel Coronavirus in Humanitarian Emergencies 

Three internationally recognized experts discuss how the world is responding to the more than 70 million refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) who are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 and the Displaced​

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Monday 6 April: Protecting, promoting and supporting IYCF during the COVID-19 pandemic

Save the Children, UNICEF, Safely Fed Canada and Center for Humanitarian Health, John Hopkins University, with the support of the Tech RRT and the IFE Core Group, presents a webinar on Protecting, promoting and supporting IYCF during the COVID-19 pandemic: reflections and recommendations.  

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