Pandemics and Equity

The latest developments have once again shown the volatility of healthcare systems across the globe and that nations cannot by themselves overcome the pandemic.

In this fireside chat, we will host senior experts from leading research and policy advisory institutions in the field of public health. They will discuss topics such as, accessibility to information, healthcare but also the question of global distribution of vaccines and the challenges of researchers in policy advice.

The event offers an international outlook on the topic of equity in the pandemics with perspectives of a developed and developing economy.

Event Information

January 24, 2022, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Organizer(s): DWIH New Delhi

Fireside Chat- Pandemics and Equity

Fireside Chat- Pandemics and Equity

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Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CET

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Dr. Johanna Hanefeld

Scientific Director and Head of Department, Centre for International Health Protection, Robert Koch Institute

Dr. Hanefeld is the head of the Centre for International Health Protection at the RKI which leads Germany's national public health institute's international response to COVID-19. As Professor of Global Health Policy, her work is situated within the field of health policy and systems and focuses on the political economy of global health. Her current research is on health systems, including resilience and quality, and on the impact of medical travel and migration.

Prof. K. Srinath Reddy

President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)

Widely regarded as a leader of preventive cardiology at national and international levels, Prof. Reddy has been a researcher, teacher, policy enabler, advocate, and activist who has worked to promote cardiovascular health, tobacco control, appropriate nutrition across the life course, chronic disease prevention and healthy living across the lifespan.


Prof. Gulshan Sachdeva

Chairperson, Centre for European Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Apart from his position at JNU, Professor Sachdeva is a coordinator of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for European Union Studies in India.  He is a recognized expert in European Studies, International economic relations and development cooperation.