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Symposium: How can new research methods help address COVID-related health inequalities?, 8th December – 13:30 – 17:30 (CET)

Symposium
How can new research methods help address COVID-related health inequalities?
December 8, 2021
13:30 – 17:30 CET
Registration link: here

The official presentation of the Health Inequalities Research: New methods, better insights? report will take place at a symposium to be held on 8 December 2021, 13:30 – 17:30 CET. The event, hosted by KNAW, will be organised in Amsterdam in a hybrid format.

Under the theme How can new research methods help address COVID-related health inequalities?, researchers and policymakers will discuss how to capitalise on new research methods in the field of health inequalities.

Programme

Chair:  Johannes Siegrist (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and committee member)

13:30   Opening on behalf of the KNAW (Sjaak Neefjes, Leiden University Medical Center and KNAW board member)

13:45   Understanding health inequalities: the usefulness of an expanded toolbox (Johan Mackenbach, Erasmus MC and chair of the committee)

14:15   Known unknowns in the field of health inequalities: priorities for research (Ana Diez Roux, Drexel University)

14:35   Solutions for health inequalities: reflections on the interface between science and policy (Margaret Whitehead, University of Liverpool, committee member)

14:55   Discussion

15:15   Tea break

15:30   COVID-19: an unequal pandemic (Clare Bambra, Newcastle University, committee member)

15:50   COVID-19 policies and health inequalities (Thierry Lang, University of Toulouse)

16:10   Causal thinking in a pandemic: tools to understand COVID-19 inequalities and policy responses (Maria Glymour, University of California San Francisco)

16:30   Panel discussion

17:15   Closing remarks by ALLEA and FEAM

Join this discussion and register for the event, here.

If you have any queries, please contact Rúben Castro: ruben.castro@feam.eu 

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