A Critical Assessment of COVID-19’s impact in MENA (Webinar)
02/07/2020 4:30pm

This webinar will assess the current state of affairs in MENA during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers will look at the effects of the virus in the context of a region already in need of reformed healthcare institutions that not only improve quality, but enable access for all. Speakers will also assess the economic impact of the virus, highlight country examples such as Yemen and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, as well as specific concerns around the impact on migrant workers in the region.

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Rothna Begum, Human Rights Watch

Ahmed Galal, MENA Health Policy Forum

Weeam Hammoudeh, Birzeit University

Michael Mason, LSE Middle East Centre (Chair)

United Kingdom



Online - Zoom


LSE Middle East Centre