EPI-WIN webinar: the many faces of Stigma during COVID

Connecting Business initiative Secretariat
Event date 16 Sep '20 14:00 - 15:30
Event location Online - Geneva time

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Date: 16th September, 2020

Time: 14:00-15.30 Geneva, 08:00-09:30 Washington, 17:30-19:00 Delhi 

Stigmatization surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has presented extreme challenges for frontline workers and those suffering from COVID-19 infection. This webinar will highlight the range of issues stigmatization has presented during COVID-19. Experts will discuss current data and practical solutions for managing stigma against healthcare workers and those who have been infected by COVID-19. Webinar presenters and participants will culminate the session by determining next steps and activities to help national responders manage stigma at community levels. 


Viviane Fluck, Regional Coordinator, Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA), Asia Pacific
Co-chair of the COVID-19 RCCE coordination, Asia Pacific
Hyo-Jeong Kim, Attacks on Health Care initiative Focal Point, WHO Health Emergency Programme

John Kinsman, Expert Social and Behaviour Change, European CDC

Reo Morimitsu, Clinical Psychologist, Suwa Red Cross Hospital & International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support

Beena Thomas, Social and Behavioral Scientist, Indian Council of Medical Research 

Photo: WHO