EHS-COVID (266) GHTechX: Maintaining Essential Community-Based Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

21 April, 2021

The Global Health Science and Practice Technical Exchange starts today for 4 days, and you can register here: https://globalhealthxchange.com/2021-info/

This session is especially relevant to our discussion on essential health services during COVID:

Maintaining Essential Community-Based Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr. 22, 2021 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm BST (UK/London)

https://ghtechx.conference.tc/2021/events/maintaining-essential-communit...

'This panel discussion will describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on community-based services for both malaria and TB services, with representatives from the USAID/PMI Defeat Malaria Activity in Myanmar and the USAID TB Platforms Project in the Philippines. Panelists will discuss the design and review of COVID-19 contingency plans and provide an overview of how their projects have been able to maintain community outreach, community-based prevention and screening efforts and overall project implementation during this unprecedented public health emergency. The panel will also underscore the importance of maintaining these activities during public health emergencies to ensure integrity of the health system.'

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Neil Pakenham-Walsh, HIFA Coordinator, neil@hifa.org www.hifa.org