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Posts by Yonette Thomas

Presentations

Presentation: Presentation-Latin-American-Urban-Health-Workshop-Sept 2019 Presentation: Urban-Health-Systems-Panel-ICUH-Xiamen-Nov-2019 Presentation: Urbanization-Challenges-for-Public-Health-YFThomas-WHO-Health-Emergencies-December-2018-Lyon-France

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The Social and Economic Implications of COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond: Risks and Opportunities for the Global South

In this final decade for realizing the Sustainable Development Goals and in light of the yet unfolding economic and social impacts of the pandemic, it essential to take a multi-disciplinary and inclusive approach to the response and recovery discussions aimed at identifying strategic pathways for our global, national, and regional leaders. The key objective of…

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Is racism a public health crisis?

Health encompasses mental, social, economic, and educational success and stability – all of which are eroded by structural racism. If US institutions want to combat racism like the public health issue it is, they need to address not its symptoms, but its causes. To see the video go to this link in TEDx: Dr. Yonette…

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