15 June 2020

Webinar: Neglected Tropical Diseases and COVID-19

WHO will host a webinar on NTDs and COVID-19 on June 17th from 14:00-16:00 CET.
COVID-19 is set to change the landscape of global public health, with long-lasting economic and social impacts necessitating changes in approaches to tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that may include rethinking resources and programmatic orientation. The webinar will consist of two panels:

  • Panel One: discuss the shifts needed during post-COVID-19 recovery to achieve the road map targets for 2030 and consider how the global community can build on and use innovative approaches to sustain the progress made thus far.
  • Panel Two: explore how to align and coordinate work with countries and stakeholders; enhance multisectoral coordination to achieve the global targets; and, examine the role of health workers and volunteers across various interventions.

Register here: https://who.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_L5tN_cabTHOdaX9YnwSJQA

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