The Department of Health Policy at the London School of Economics (LSE) is organising this panel discussion together with LSE’s Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa, Global Health Initiative, and the African Health Observatory – Platform on Health Systems and Policies.
This event will ask what vaccine (and heath technology) equity means for global management of the pandemic, and what challenges remain for health systems as vaccine rollout is operationalised.
The panel will explore the upstream and downstream access and distribution policies that are starting to be employed to combat COVID-19 in the region. As well as asking how other essential health services (such as routine immunization) do not suffer.
Chair: Lucy Kanya, Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, Department of Health Policy
- Fifa Rahman, Permanent Representative for NGOs for the WHO-backed ACT-Accelerator
- Monique Wasunna, Director, DNDi East Africa Regional Office
- Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija, Founder of the Nexus Hub