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Self-Care Interventions for Health and Well-Being
March 3, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 amFree
This presentation by Manjulaa Narasimhan (WHO) will provide an overview of the new WHO normative guideline on self-care interventions, including terminology and approach, and suggest considerations for implementation. The session will include a focus on what self-care interventions means for health systems, how to ensure that traditionally marginalized populations can benefit from them, and why attention to inequalities and human rights must be central to their implementation.
Discussants will include:
- Dr. Peter Redfield—Professor of Anthropology and Erburu Chair in Ethics, Globalization and Development, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, USC
- Dr. Yaniv Bar-Cohen—Co-Director of West Coast Consortium For Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP), Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, USC
- Dr. Laura Ferguson—Director of Research, Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, USC
Dr. Manjulaa Narasimhan is a scientist with the World Health Organization Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research which includes the UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, World Bank Special Programme of Research and Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction.