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Secondary impacts of Coronavirus on development and UK response examined

12 October 2020

The International Development Committee will be holding its first oral evidence session as part of the recently announced inquiry, Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts.

Witnesses

Tuesday 13 October 2020 (Virtual)

  • Please note there is no physical access to Parliament
  • Session will be conducted with remote participation by witnesses and Committee members

At 3.30pm

  • Aaron Oxley, Executive Director, RESULTS UK
  • Katie Husselby, Coordinator, Action for Global Health
  • Mike Podmore, Director, STOPAIDS

Purpose of the Session

The session will hear from experts about the current impact of coronavirus on the provision of health services in relation to diseases, illnesses and conditions other than COVID-19 (staff, funding, immunisation programmes). The session will also allow the Committee to assess the effectiveness of the UK’s response to the coronavirus and of new, or adapted, ODA-funded initiatives aimed at mitigating the identified damage being suffered by health systems and people’s willingness to participate in health programmes.

Further information

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