Public invited to University of Minnesota Duluth virtual panel on COVID-19 around the world
The University of Minnesota Duluth’s Alworth Institute for International Studies on Wednesday will host a virtual panel, “COVID-19 Around the World.”
The panel will include three global health and politics experts associated with O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center and will be moderated by UMD Dean of the College of Liberal Arts Jeremy Youde, who has a background in global health governance.
Jeremy YoudeUniversity of Minnesota Duluth photo
The discussion will compare how countries have confronted the pandemic as well as offer analysis on different approaches and examine what’s included in a “good response” to the pandemic, according to a news release from the Alworth Institute.
The panelists include Matthew Kavanagh, an assistant professor of global health and political scientist with a background, as well as Alexandra Phelan, a member of the Center for Global Health Science and Security whose past work includes consulting for the World Health Organization.
Mara Pillinger will also be a panelist. She’s an associate at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law with past research focuses on the political, organizational and power dynamics at work behind the scenes of the World Health Organization and other major global health partnerships.
Th virtual panel will take place at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Visit z.umn.edu/Covid19Panel to register.