WHO Webinar - Using the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for preparedness, response and recovery to health emergencies, including COVID-19
Kobe De Geyter

Co-organized by Gender, Equity, and Human Rights Team in the Director-General Office and Health Emergencies Preparedness and Response, WHO/HQ, this Webinar seeks to describe how measurements of multidimensional poverty and vulnerability can be used in preparedness, response and recovery from health emergencies, including in the COVID-19 context.

This webinar is a part of the “WHO Global Webinars on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Equity and the Social Determinants of Health” series and it also constitutes part of the knowledge exchange events being convened for “World Health Day 2021” on Health Equity.

During this webinar country case studies on measuring poverty and vulnerability in health emergencies will be discussed by following experienced experts: Atal Khan Gardiwal from Afghanistan, Juan Daniel Oviedo from Colombia, Elsa Servellon from Honduras and Riyaza Fathimath from Maldives.

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