Corona Virus: Lesson from a Pandemic/ Corona Virus: Lecciones de una Pandemia


Analysis and reflections of COVID-19 from various points of view. Join the live streaming discussion between public health experts from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, England, Mexico and Peru. Organised by the University of the Americas, this webinar will be discussed in Spanish.


Tuesday 07 April 2020

17:30 – 19:00 CLT
22:30 – 23:00 GMT
23:30 – 00:30 CET


• Welcome from Pilar Romaguera, President of the University of the Americas.
• Initial presentation by Dr. Osvaldo Artaza, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Americas.
• Guest presentations.
• Questions and reflections.
• Close.

Health Experts

Jacques Girad, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.
Sebastián García Saisó, PAHO/WHO, Washington DC, USA.
Carolina Tetelboin, UAM-Xochimilco University, Mexico.
Darío Salinas, Universidad Iberoamericana, México.
Emmanuel Orozco, , Institute of Public Health of Mexico.
Félix Martínez, President FEDESALUD, Colombia.
Fernando Sacoto, President of the Ecuadorian Society of Public Health.
Julio Suárez, , former PAHO / WHO adviser, Brazil.
Fernando Carbone, former Minister of Health, Peru.
Ricardo Fábrega, PAHO / WHO, Peru.
Enrique Paz, former Minister of Health, Bolivia.
Mirta Roses, former PAHO / WHO director.
Sebastián Laspiur, PAHO / WHO, Argentina.
Fernando Leanes, PAHO / WHO representative, Chile.
Toni Dedeu, Director of Programmes, The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

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