Panel: COVID-19 in Humanitarian Settings: Syria, Somalia, Yemen and Morocco

Thursday, May 20, 2021 12:00 PM


Free but register in advance


The panel is focused on the impact of COVID-19 in several humanitarian settings including Syria, Somalia and Yemen. Panelist with expertise working in these countries will share their experiences ranging from surveillance, testing, treatment and vaccination for COVID-19. They will also discuss how COVID-19 has impacted other health issues in these settings.

Panel speakers:

Dr. Kaveh khoshnood, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Yale University

Dr Naser Almhawish, Surveillance Coordinator, Assistance Coordination Unit, Turkey

Dr. Leslie Gross-Wyrtzen, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University

Dr. Deqo Mohamed, CEO of the Dr Hawa Abdi Foundation

Dr. Maryam Ba-Break, Lecturer in Global and International Public Health, University of Leeds.

Open To:

Health and Medicine, Panel Discussions and Roundtables


Sponsored by the Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center


Council on Middle East Studies
Phone: 203-436-2553