Webinar: Policy and Health Systems Response to COVID-19

As Principal Investigator on India Health Systems Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Dr. Yip was invited by the India Research Center Mumbai of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to discuss the lessons learned from how various global health systems have responded to the pandemic. Dr. Yip emphasized the need for greater investment in health care delivered by the private sector in India while Mr. Alok Kumar—Advisor (Health and Nutrition), National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), the premier policy ‘Think Tank’ of the Government of India—casted a spotlight on India’s policy response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Video of the session can be found here under Episode Five: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/india-center/webinars/