Coronavirus (367) People's Webinar - Addressing COVID-19 in LMIC Through Building Community Health System

8 April, 2020

Dear All

In partnership, the ITforHealthandEducation Systems Equity (ITfHESE) [] and the African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST) [] will conduct on APRIL 15, 2020 the following, needed webinar on “Addressing COVID-19 in LMIC Through Building Community Health Systems”

Webinar registration site:

Once a person has registered, guidance for how to log in to the meeting will be sent via email.

This webinar topic is envisioned from the fact that those who understand with first-hand experience of building community health systems at household, local, national, regional, and international level need to be at the table to fight the effects COVID-19. There is so much that has been learned by these experts from HIV/AIDS, SARS, MERS, H1N1, Ebola and that collective voice is necessary not when the COVID-19 fire has burnt down everything, but rather to mitigate the propagation of its effects and build for the future.

Full information is on the registration website

EXPERT SPEAKERS: Dr. (Prof) Miriam Were, Dr. (Prof) Frances Omaswa, Dr. (Prof) Suwit Wibulpolprasert

Their full bio is on the registration website

MODERATORS: Dr. (Prof.) Seble Frehywot & Dr. (Prof) Yianna Vovides

Webinar Date/Time: April 15, 2020

8:00 am EST

3:00pm-4:30pm Eastern African Time

12:00pm-1:00pm GMT

Kind Regards



Seble L Frehywot MD, MHSA

Associate Professor of Global Health and Health Policy

Department of Global Health & Department of Health Policy & Management

Director of Global Health Equity On-Line Learning

Atlantic Philanthropy-Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity Program

Milken Institute School of Public Health

The George Washington University

950 New Hampshire Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20052

Tel: 202-994-4311

Fax: 202-994-3472

HIFA profile: Seble Frehywot is Associate Research Professor of Health Policy and Global Health at the George Washington University, USA. She has worked in Asia, Africa and the United States in the fields of medicine, public health, international & national health policy analysis, health policy analysis capacity-building, and health services research and program management. Her research and policy analysis focus is on developing countries health workforce and health systems issues with a main focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia Health Human Resource and Health Systems development and strengthening issues. She teaches International Comparative Health Systems course at the GWU. seblelf AT