Irish Traveller study features in global webinar on Covid-19

Irish Traveller study features in global webinar on Covid-19

The Global Health Promotion journal will host the second in a two-part webinar exploring Health Promotion Perspectives on the Covid-19 pandemic on Wednesday, July 21 next at 5.30pm.

The event has been coordinated to facilitate an introduction to the free access collection of original and inspiring papers on health promotion and the coronavirus.

This webinar will focus on the international context and will feature presentations by several authors of the contributions published in this living collection.

Among the papers is that of Dr. Jacopo Villani, et al entitled “A community-health partnership response to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Travellers and Roma in Ireland”.

A study called “Individual, social and national coping resources and their relationships with mental health and anxiety: A comparative study in Israel, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands during the Coronavirus pandemic.” by Dr. Adi Mana, et al will also feature as will Pr. Diane Levin-Zamir, et al’s work: “Health promotion preparedness for health crises – a ‘must’ or ‘nice to have’? Case studies and global lessons learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

The event will be moderated by Professor Erica Di Ruggiero (University of Toronto), Editor-in-Chief GHP, and Professor Diane Levin-Zamir (University of Haifa School of Public Health).

The speakers will highlight the main points of the respective studies and their presentations will be followed by a Q&A session for the public and editors.

The webinar will be held on Zoom over 90 minutes and will be broadcast via YouTube channel of IUHPE and recorded.

You can register to attend via this link.

Further information on Traveller health-related services in Mayo, Roscommon and Galway is available HERE.