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October 16, 2020

She Hunts Viral Rumors About Real Viruses – The New York Times

For Heidi Larson, the founder of the Vaccine Confidence Project, dispelling vaccine hesitancy means building trust — and avoiding the term “anti-vaxxer.”. Read on New York Times: nytimes.com/2020/10/13/health/coronavirus-vaccine-hesitancy-larson  
October 9, 2020

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize for fight against ‘hunger as a weapon of war’

Congratulations to the staff and volunteers of the World Food Programme for being named this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner.   Your unwavering commitment to people living in poverty and strife is to be emulated by all people of good conscience. This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to […]
May 22, 2020

SPAG Dialogue: The COVID Series | Sustaining Public Health Systems through Effective Communication

The session was about sustaining public health systems through effective communication where presenters deliberated upon the current problems with public health systems around the world and discussed practical solutions to overcome them. They also shed light on how effective communication is essential in sustaining these systems.  : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVcnKkKTzZA&feature=youtu.be
May 18, 2020

Sustaining Public Health Systems through Effective Communication: Learnings from the Pandemic

How are health systems coping amid the COVID-19 outbreak and how important a role does communication play in sustaining them? Join thought leaders from the public health sector to discuss the learnings from the pandemic on Thursday, May 21, 6:30 PM IST. Register here: https://bit.ly/2y5pk2Q
April 17, 2020

PandemiCast V: An update on public policy

Podcast: Since our first panel last spoke, the world has seen significant changes in how governments are responding to the coronavirus crisis. Our first panel reconvenes for the latest PandemiCast, discussing how public policy has shifted, how effective it has been and what the outlook is going forward.