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International webinar on the long-term social impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic



08.30, Tuesday 22 February 2022

The Academy of Medical Sciences is working with the National Academy of Science of Sri Lanka (NASSL) on an upcoming workshop on the Long-term social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, taking place on 22-24 February 2022.

This free webinar, hosted by NASSL, will look to generate evidence-based discussion on the long- term social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside post-webinar dissemination of conference proceedings and videos, it is also hoped that a policy statement can be generated about how to address long-term impacts, based on consesus reached during the event. 

The webinar will take place in English over three days. The sessions will start at 8:30am until 13:30pm (GMT) each day. You can read more about the webinar here: International Webinar on – Long-Term Social Impacts of the Covid-19 Pandemic (nassl.org)

Key Note Speakers

Professor Dominic Abrams, Professor of Social Psychology and Director, Centre for the Study of Group Processes, School of Pscyhology, University of Kent

Professor Malik Peiris, Chair of Virology, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong

Professor Dame Anne Mills FMedSci, Deputy Director and Provost, Professor of Health Economic and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 

Professor Virendra Kumar Malhotra, Professor of Economics and Member Secretary, Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi

Dr Jim Ackers, Regional Education Advisor, UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia, Nepal

The following themes will also be covered under the overall focus on Long-term Social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a plenary session per theme:

  • Science and Health
  • Economics
  • Religion and Sprirtuality
  • Education
  • Politics and Governance
  • Culture and Human Behaviour 

The webinar is open to all interested researchers. If you would like to attend the webinar, please register below:

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For further information on the event, see the download on the right hand side of this page.


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