August 19, 2020

Learning and Action Network: Combating Misinformation during the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 19, 2020 Learning and Action Network Biweekly Zoom Series Recording

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This week’s webinar featured a panel titled “Combating Misinformation during the COVID-19 Pandemic.”The World Health Organization has called the spread of misinformation around the coronavirus an "infodemic." Panelists discussed the extent of the challenges facing healthcare providers, which constituencies are affected, how it affects operations, persistent “myths” that impact the ability to deliver care, ways that providers can mitigate misinformation on COVID-19, and much more. 

The panel was moderated by Judd Staples. Speakers included: 

  • Dr. Eric Perakslis, BioTech Executive & Former Chief of Information Office and Chief Scientist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Duke Rubenstein Fellow

  • Aneeta Pasha, Country Director of IRD Pakistan,IRD Global

  • Alie Eleveld, founder and Technical Advisor,SWAP

  • Sundeep Kapila, Co-founder and CEO,Swasth Foundation

Resources shared during the panel: