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Adolescent Health and Gender Equality: Implications of COVID-19’
This webinar will explore intersections of adolescent health and gender-based impacts of COVID-19, including educational opportunities, empowerment collective participation, sexual and reproductive health and health behaviors.

8:00 – 8:05 AM: Introduction

8:05 – 8:15 AM: ‘Risky and healthy behaviors for adolescent health in the context of COVID-19' – Dr. Jonathan Klein, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research,
Savithri and Samuel Raj Endowed Professor and Executive Vice Head, Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA

8:15 – 8:25 AM: ‘Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education and equality' – Dr. Russell Viner, Professor of Adolescent Health, University College London, London, England

8:25 – 8:35 AM: ‘Disruption and opportunity: the effects of COVID-19 on organizing women and girls’ – Dr. Sapna Desai, Associate, Population Council India and co-lead, Evidence Consortium on Women’s Groups, New Delhi, India

8:35 – 8:45 AM: ‘Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the context of COVID-19' – Dr. Susan Sawyer, Geoff and Helen Handbury Chair of Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne; Director, Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

8:45 – 9:30 AM: Q&A

The session will be moderated by Dr. Gary Darmstadt, Associate Dean for Maternal and Child Health; Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Faculty Director, Global Center for Gender Equality, Stanford University School of Medicine

Sep 21, 2020 08:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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