Improving Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

Webinar - Children in Pandemics: What have we learned from COVID-19?

Posted By Susie R  
10:24 AM

Tuesday 7 December, 1- 2.30pm  Register here

Join us to explore how we can learn from the global experiences of COVID-19 to ensure future pandemic control policies minimise harms to children and young people. Presented by the Sydney Global Maternal and Child Health Network.

Presentations will be followed by a Q&A and discussion co-chaired by Dr Sarah Bernays and Dr Phoebe Williams.

What lessons have we learned from COVID-19 that can ensure we better protect the health and wellbeing of children in future pandemics?


  • Professor Rashida Ferrand –  Professor of International Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); and the Biomedical Research and Training Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe 
  • Professor Fiona Russell – Paediatrician and Epidemiologist; Child and Adolescent Health PhD Program Lead - Murdoch Children's Research Institute; and Deputy Director of the Australian Regional Immunisation Alliance.
  • Dr Archana Koirala – Paediatric Infectious Diseases physician and Staff Specialist, the National Centre for Immunisation and Research Surveillance.

This event is part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Networks Showcase Week 6-10 December, 2021.