"A Global Pandemic: Local Realities and Peculiarities – A View from the Frontlines"

Description - With over 5 million confirmed cases and over 300,000 deaths globally, the world continues to battle Covid-19. In Nigeria, the virus has spread to over 6000 individuals in 35 states in the country since the first case on the 27th of February 2020.

Although state governments have customized their approaches to dealing with the virus, its spread has brought to light the weak capacity of our health care systems and how this may have heightened its effects on our economy.

This session will take a closer look at the unique impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria, and proffer possible ways forward.

Date - May 22 2020 Time -11:00 AM  West Central Africa