Addressing COVID-19 Globally and Locally

This is an online only event. Watch from the comfort of your home via video live stream. The live stream will be posted at at 6:45 pm on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has emerged in over 100 countries with over 100,000 cases confirmed worldwide. As public health officials issue warnings and mobilize medical personnel to treat and contain the virus, the outbreak is continuing to spread, to the detriment of vulnerable populations, the economy, travel and trade.

This virtual panel will bring together experts in public health, risk govern​ance, respiratory viruses, and global health inequity, to discuss the current COVID-19 outbreak and its implications.

Featured on the panel:

Robert Huish – Associate Professor in International Development Studies at Dalhousie University

Alyson Kelvin – Assistant Professor in Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University

Kevin Quigley – Professor in Public Administration at Dalhousie University and Scholarly Director of the MacEachen Institute

Gaynor Watson-Creed - Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health, Nova Scotia

This is a virtual event and will only be available online. Viewers are welcome to submit questions for the panelists by emailing them to or commenting on the Facebook live stream.

This event is co-hosted by the Canadian International Council (CIC) Halifax Branch and the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance.


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Online Live Stream