ONLINE | Why Local Public Health Systems Play a Critical Role in Controlling the Spread of COVID-19
Where: The New School
66 W. 12th St.
212-229-5108 Price: Free
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As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, billions of public monies are poured into high tech solutions for controlling its spread: research and development of vaccines, treatment and diagnostics, apps for contact tracing and tracking contagion, and more. Less attention is paid to the infrastructure of public health systems and the soft technology of know how and services that communicate the need for behavior change and deliver the services to implement a strategy for controlling the virus. This panel will highlight the role of local public health systems, particularly the challenges in Africa and Latin America, and the US.Buy tickets/get more info now