Speaker: Donald Bundy, Professor of Epidemiology and Development and Director of the Research Consortium for School Health and Nutrition
Title: How the COVID pandemic has changed how countries care for the world’s schoolchildren: Rethinking the “next 7000 days” in a young person’s life
Description: The COVID pandemic closed schools worldwide. The resulting social, educational and development disaster has sharpened the resolve of countries worldwide, rich and poor, to build a different global view of health and education systems for school children and adolescents. We were tracking children from January 2020: here is the story of how countries reacted then, and what they are trying to do now.