Positive parenting: a protective factor for child abuse and neglect
Illinois Partnership for Safety
Goals of webinar: 1) Highlight positive parenting strategies, such as TripleP, as a protective factor for child abuse and neglect, 2) Learn about statewide efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect, and 3) Learn how COVID-19 has impacted child abuse/neglect reports.
Please join the Wilson Center and EMD Serono, a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany for an event focused on the gender and race implications of COVID-19. Hear from experts on topics around women and work, caregiving, gender-based violence, racism and sexism in healthcare, access to sexual and reproductive health services, pregnancy, the context of humanitarian settings, the female-led workforce of nurses and midwives, and the role and experience of men and boys during the current pandemic.
COVID-19 has highlighted the risks posed by the spillover of deadly infectious diseases from animals to humans. This crisis is also an opportunity for policymakers to invest in known interventions that can reduce the threat of future pandemics and provide additional benefits that can improve the health of people and that of the planet. This webinar showcases experts from around the world who will share what we can do to achieve these goals.
In partnership with Assist International and Project ECHO, we are offering a tele-education series that will provide remote training and a platform for discussion and the sharing of best practices for healthcare providers caring for COVID patients in low-resource settings. The sessions are open to all and will be live-streamed via a video-conferencing platform.
Global Health, Human Rights, and Development in the Era of COVID-19
Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs
How does the pandemic exacerbate existing challenges for marginalized communities and create new ones? How can businesses around the world adapt and restart once economic activities resume? What are the prospects for a return to financial self-sufficiency? Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law professor Juliet Sorensen and Near East Foundation (NEF) President Dr. Charles Benjamin will address these questions.
Status of the continental preparedness and response to COVID-19
Learn more about the situation of the pandemic in Africa with Dr. Benjamin Djoudabaye, Head of Policy and Health Diplomacy at the Africa CDC
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April 24, 2020 // Time varies
The Women's Storytelling Salon
The Women's Storytelling Salon
We invite ALL to register to listen to some fabulous stories of physicians on the frontlines of the Covid-19 Pandemic in the US. We hope that this is a first in a series of Salons that will feature storytellers from all over the world.
Join the next session of this webinar series to discuss gender implications of Africa's COVID-19 response and highlight gender-related gaps, risks, and threats observed in the ongoing response measures. Speakers: Bintea Diop (African Union Special Envoy for Women), Amel Hamza (Manager of AfDB), and 2 CSO representatives from South and West Africa. Webinar will occur through a teleconference.
One of the more horrific consequences of lockdown has been the rise in the number of domestic violence and abuse cases. Director of the Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Lori Post, talks about protecting victims of abuse during the coronavirus pandemic and the support that is available for anyone suffering from domestic violence.
EAES Recommendations for surgeons during the COVID19 Pandemic - our commitment as global organization
Commitment, global unity and shared experience - these are the key factors for success in defeating this pandemic. Surgeons are also important part of this strategy. In order to fight together, it is necessary to know the basic aspects that affect our practices.
Tackling the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences from Asia
Consortium of Universities for Global Health
This webinar features three leading global health experts from the region who will share what worked in their battle against the virus. They will also describe what we need to do to strengthen our collective ability to prevent, detect and respond to disease outbreaks.
Global Health Security: Delivered by Women During COVID-19 and Beyond
Women in Global Health
This discussion will feature health workers and advocates highlighting the critical role of women in the health workforce-- during COVID-19 and beyond. Speakers will share their experiences and perspectives on upholding global health security, responding to health crises, and maintaining core women’s health services in emergency settings, as well as provide recommendations and actions to propel advocacy to support investments in and commitments to women in the health workforce.
International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA)
Coronavirus Global Response Coordination Call #7: Gender Issues, Recommendations, and Discussion
April 7, 2020 // 8 PM CST
Take a Breath and Decompress
During a series of scheduled weekly phone hangouts to talk about current events, difficult cases, concerns, or just hang out in uncertain and stressful times.
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April 7, 2020 // 11 AM CST
Being a Surgeon on the Frontlines of COVID-19: Tips on Handling Stress, Distress, and Anxiety
Acclaimed speaker, blogger, and surgeon, Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike, discusses stressors of a busy surgeon brought about by COVID-19, and offers mindfullness and other techniques to manage stress and bring balance back into men and women’s lives.
Weekly topics are paired with relevant SCORE curriculum, a landmark journal article, and have been paired with didactic and surgical technique videos sourced from surgical educators across the globe (#QuarantineSurgEd).
Hear from public health experts on the situation in New York, an epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about the reality on the ground, what they need, what others can learn from their plight, what LMICs are facing, and what we must do now to bend the curve of the pandemic.
Global Response to COVID-19 Session 3 - The Management or Critical Patients with COVID-19 Panamerican Trauma Society
The Panamerican Trauma Society (PTS) in collaboration with the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma-International Relations Committee (AAST-IRC) and the World Coalition for Trauma Care ( WCTC) invites you to join critical care specialists and a panel of experts from multiple medical and surgical societies and educational institutions from around the world, to share information about "Management of CRITICAL patients with COVID-19, the current situation on their locations about COVID-19, new challenges and treatments.
Conversation series: Health equity, determinants of health and COVID-19
National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health
To support equity-informed responses, the NCCDHS is hosting a series of community conversations. This is an opportunity for the public health field to explore equity-informed responses through action on the social and structural determinants of health. The conversation will connect practitioners with each other, and provide an opportunity to share experiences, resources, questions and solutions-focused ideas.