Global Health Night & SIGHT Award 2020 - The Post COVID-19 World: Moving Beyond Building Back Better
Global Health Night & SIGHT Award 2020 invited prominent keynote speakers and panellists from different fields to discuss socio-economic impacts of the pandemic and actions we need to take to go “beyond building back better”.
A highlight of the evening was the presentation of the SIGHT Award 2020 to Ebba Malmqvist, Associate professor at Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University. Founded by The Swedish Foundation of the Einhorn family, “Familjen Einhorns Stiftelse”, the award celebrates global health changemakers for their significant contribution within global health research in low- and middle-income countries.
You can read more about the event and the speakers here.
If you missed the livestream, you can now watch recordings from the night below.
Keynote speech I
“Planetary Health: Our New Compass for Our Post-COVID Future”
Renzo Guinto, MD DrPH
Chief Planetary Doctor, PH Lab, Philippines
Keynote speech II
“The Long-Term Consequences of Lockdown: COVID-19 in the Developing World”
Rachel Glennerster, Chief Economist
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), UK
“Beyond building back better: Local actions for a global impact”
Mattias Frumerie, Head of Delegation to UNFCCC at Swedish Ministry of Environment
Sofia Constanza Brännström, Swedish UN Youth Delegate
John Hassler, Professor at the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), Stockholm University
Prof. Anna Thorson, Unit head of the Research leadership and capacity strengthening unit, Special programme of Human reproduction, HRP- Dept of sexual and reproductive health and research, WHO
Kristina Jönsson, Associate Professor of Political Science at Lund University
SIGHT Award 2020
Presented by: Susanne and Stefan Einhorn, Familjen Einhorns Stiftelse
Presentation by awardee Ebba Malmqvist, Associate professor at Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University.