NEWS & EVENTS

South Korea and the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Join the SaluDerecho Initiative and the World Bank’s Latin-American and the Caribbean Health, Nutrition and Population Practice for a webinar discussing South Korea’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Experts from Yonsei University Graduate School of Public Health and Yonsei University Hospital will discuss key approaches that South Korea applied and how they impacted the country’s response.

Discussants:

  • Myongsei Sohn,¬†Chairman of Institute for Global Engagement & Empowerment, Former Executive Committee Member of WHO, Former President of Asian Pacific Public Schools Association
  • Jonguk Won, Dean of Graduate School of Public Health at Yonsei University, Senior Advisor to National Health Care Planning Board, Co-Chair of Korean Public Health Schools Association
  • Hyuk Min Lee, Professor of Department of laboratory medicine, College of Medicine at Yonsei University, Advisor to Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Advisor to National Hospital Council for COVID-19
  • So Yoon Kim,¬†Professor of Department of Medical Law &Ethics, College of Medicine at Yonsei University, President of Korea Medical Ethics and Law Association, Senior Advisor to Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Heejin Kim, Professor of Department of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health at Yonsei University, Advisor to Korea Hospital Association, Vice President of Korea Epidemiology Society

Moderator:

  • Prof. John Ryu, Invited Chair Professor of Graduate School of Public Health at Yonsei University, Former Commissioner of the International Group at the Korea Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA)

Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm EDT

Meeting Information:
Link to the webinar: https://worldbankgroup.webex.com/worldbankgroup/j.php?MTID=m4ed077c232016d504c71d508615e757d
Meeting number (access code): 471 158 040
Meeting password: SDCovid19

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