Program Prioritization and Adaptation in COVID-19 Times

Featuring: Paul Spiegel, Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health; Dr. Michelle Gayer, International Rescue Committee (IRC); Muhammad Fawad, IRC Jordan; Darren Hertz, IRC Thailand || Theme: Adapting programs and service delivery to COVID-19 challenges

“Program Prioritization and Adaptation in COVID-19 Times,” the third webinar in READY’s COVID-19 & Humanitarian Settings: Knowledge and Experience Sharing weekly series, took place on April 15, 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many systemic deficiencies in outbreak preparedness and response capacities across the world, and has posed significant challenges to program implementation and service delivery. In this webinar, Dr. Michelle Gayer, Emergency Health Director, IRC, and select panelists discuss some of the challenges faced by humanitarian agencies and innovative ideas for program adaptation to circumvent these challenges.

Moderator: Paul Spiegel, Professor and Director of Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health

Expert Speaker: Dr. Michelle Gayer, Emergency Health Director, International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Field Speakers:

  • Muhammad Fawad, IRC Health Coordinator, Jordan
  • Darren Hertz, IRC Country Director, Thailand

Discussion questions will be available shortly on READY’s community discussion forum.

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                    Mercy Malaysia

This website is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). READY is led by Save the Children in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, UK-Med, EcoHealth Alliance, and Mercy Malaysia. Site contents are the responsibility of READY and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

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Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health, Save the Children, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, UK Med, EcoHealth Alliance, Mercy Malaysia

This website is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). READY is led by Save the Children in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, UK-Med, EcoHealth Alliance, and Mercy Malaysia. Site contents are the responsibility of READY and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.