Thank you so much Neil for sharing the invitation [http://www.hifa.org/dgroups-rss/coronavirus-331-invitation-who-ad-hoc-co.... The need for a social dialogue around the concept of infodemic is necessary at a point where especially in low resource settings like Pakistan, illiteracy is rampant and sharing of memes, fake news, totkas (home remedies), spiritual and religious prayers are being shared extensively through the “WhatsApp university”.
Public Health Consultant
Contech International Health Consultants
HIFA profile: Mariam Z Malik is Business Development Manager at Contech International, Pakistan. Her professional interests include Health and health care information. mariam.zahid AT gmail.com