Events

Pandemic Best Policy Strategies: Balancing Health and Economy

Organizers: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia
Date and time
19 May 2022
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm Jakarta Time

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has transformed health systems as it battered economies across the globe. Governments have adopted a variety of measures to counter the pandemic.

This regional conference will examine ways to help countries more smoothly exit the pandemic as well as better prepare for future health crises.

There will be presentations from Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam, as well as from Australia, India, and Japan.

The forum is organized by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).

Featured speakers

  • Taizo Hara, Director-General of Research and Policy Design, ERIA
  • Song Heang, Representative, Ministry of Health, Cambodia
  • Antonio Villanueva, Senior Advisor on Healthcare Policy
  • Song Heang, Representative, Ministry of Health, Cambodia
  • Tjandra Yoga Aditama, Former Director, Infectious Diseases Unit, World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Maria Rosario Singh-Vergeire, Undersecretary, Department of Health, Philippines
  • Prasit Watanapa, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Tran Tuan, Advisor, WHO Viet Nam (TBC)