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Business and COVID-19: Local Action - Insights from Kenya
The human and economic toll of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is scaling rapidly across the world. The impact in less developed economies with weaker health systems and institutions could be devastating.

Local action, driven by government but with a strong partnership of companies and civil society organizations will be vital to respond to the immediate crisis and develop plans for longer-term recovery and resilience. This includes the urgent need for concerted on-the-ground action to support the most vulnerable people.

This live webinar will deep-dive into the action taking place on the ground in Kenya, including through the National Business Compact on COVID-19 (https://www.covid19businessresponse.ke/), and draw out lessons for other countries.

Speakers include:

Myriam Sidibe, Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School, and Co-Founder and Co-Chair, National Business Compact on COVID-19, Kenya

Dr Mercy Mwangangi, Assistant Minister of Health, Kenya

Tim Steel, CEO, Copia

Githinji Gitahi, CEO, Amref

Manwa Magoma, Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary of ICT

Sid Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator

Pheodor Brown, Chairman, Marketing Society of Kenya

Apr 9, 2020 04:30 PM in London

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