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AlumniTALK: Global Health/COVID: Vaccinating Vulnerable Communities

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Apr 12
AlumniTALK: Global Health/COVID: Vaccinating Vulnerable Communities

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Monday, April 12, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Online

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Columbia College Alumni Association
<p>President Biden recently announced that all American adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by May 1; however, the vaccine rollout has not been simple or seamless. Not only has the pandemic highlighted undeniable and devastating health care inequalities in the U.S., but global health experts also warn that inequitable rollout across the globe could leave poor countries playing catch-up for years.</p> <p>In this exclusive AlumniTALK, a panel of expert alumni will help make sense of the vaccine rollout and discuss the ways in which the pandemic has exposed stark healthcare inequalities on a national and international scale.</p> <p><strong>Panelists</strong></p> <ul> <li>Kern Collymore CC&#39;10, Co-Founder, Sixth-World Solutions</li> <li>Carlos Cuevas CC&rsquo;05, SIPA&rsquo;12 MPH&rsquo;12, Chief Strategy Officer, SOMOS IPA</li> <li>Diana Benton Schechter CC&rsquo;05, VP of Strategy and Operations, The END Fund</li> <li>Janene Yazzie BC&rsquo;10, Co-Founder, Sixth-World Solution</li> </ul>
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