Coronavirus (775) Dynamic conversation with global leaders on the COVID-19 pandemic and the health inequities the pandemic exposed - Reimagining Primary Healthcare - For All, By All

24 June, 2020

Dear all,

Maybe you didn't have a chance to register and listen today to the webinar that is just finishing. Organized by the Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine's Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change and the Center for Primary Care. Maybe you can watch the recording and hear the emphasizes that were made.

This dynamic virtual conversation with global health leaders "Reimagining Primary Healthcare—For All, By All" havee mentioned the roole of community health workers and community health centers and the future of primary healthcare so well and structured to understand. There is also an article on Moral determinants on health by Don Berwick:

The discussion was on how we can move forward to motivate the global agenda towards achieving universal health coverage through a re-design of primary healthcare that is for all people, co-created with people.

Date June 23, 2020 | 8AM-9:30AM (UTC-4) Time 8AM-9:30AM (UTC-4)



Moderator David Duong is a Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and Director of the Harvard Medical School Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change.

Panelist Helen Clark served as the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand (1999 to 2008), and former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (2009 to 2017)

Panelist Don Berwick is President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and former Administrator of the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (2010-2011).

Panelist Raj Panjabi is CEO of Last Mile Health and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influentential People in the World.

r> Panelist Claire Pierre is Chief Medical Officer of Harbor Health Services and Executive Director of Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Global Health Entrepreneurship at Babson College.

[*Note from HIFA moderator: Tatjana adds:

The links I shared now are with the recording on the Facebook page can be fully viewed. You can use this one where it: that has it all with the panelists and will have the recording soon. Also can use this on Facebook: ]

Wishing you a productive and healthy week ahead.



Tatjana Kobb, MD

Adjunct Professor

MS Global Studies & International Relations

Northeastern University | College of Professional Studies

T:+1 617 586 5697



HIFA profile: Tatjana Kobb teaches Global Health/Public Diplomacy/Sustainable Development at Northeastern University; Final paper tutor at McGill University International Master of Health Leadership; Founder of Boston Sustainability Advising and Mentorship4SDGs; Massachusetts Medical Society member, Founding & current Co-Chair of Global Women's Health working group at Women Graduates USA, affiliate organization of Graduate Women International Past Steering Committee member of Physicians for Social Responsibility founding chapter in Greater Boston & current speaker on Climate Change and Health Established the National Safe Motherhood Alliance during Every Women and Every Child campaign after working with UNHCR, UNICEF and WHO in the Balkans. Rotary International CADRE global grant evaluator. Healthcare Information for All Country Representative and member of the HIFA working group on Information for Citizens, Parents and Children and the HIFA working group on Mobile Healthcare Information for All.

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