Using the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for preparedness, response and recovery to health emergencies, including COVID-19

Webinar on 13th April 2021, on Zoom.

Oliver Morgan, Director, Health Emergency Information and Risk Assessment, WHO
Sabina Alkire, Director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Atal Khan Gardiwal, Field Operations Director, National Statistic and Information Authority (NSIA), Afghanistan
Juan Daniel Oviedo, Director, National Statistics Department (DANE), Colombia
Elsa Servellon, Director, National Center for Social Sector Information (CENISS), Honduras
Riyaza Fathimath, Deputy Statistician, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Maldives
Christine Brown, Christine Brown, Head, WHO European Office for Investment for Health and Development
Princess Nothemba Simelela, Assistant Director-General for Strategic Priorities, WHO
Yanchun Zhang, Chief of Statistics, Human Development Report Office, UNDP

Brief Description: Co-organized by the Gender, Equity, and Human Rights Team in the Office of the Director-General and Health Emergencies Programs, WHO/HQ, this webinar seeks to describe how measurements of multidimensional poverty and vulnerability can be used in preparedness, response and recovery from health emergencies, including in the COVID-19 context.

This webinar is a part of the ‘WHO Global Webinars on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Equity and the Social Determinants of Health’ series and it also constitutes part of the knowledge exchange events being convened for World Health Day 2021 on Health Equity.

Recording of the 13 April event