This IUSSP member-initiated series of 4 webinars convened by Clifford Odimegwu will explore the potential and actual impact of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns and restrictions on sexual and reproductive health needs in sub-Saharan Africa and define a research agenda to better understand the demographic and sexual and reproductive health impacts of the pandemic.
Michel Garenne (Institut Pasteur, Ferdi) will participate in this session where he will speak on research issues on the pandemic and demography in Africa.
Thursday 3 September 2020 – 15:00-16:30 UTC
Moderator: Dr Kola Oyediran, John Snow, Inc. (JSI)
Discussant: Prof. Eric Udjo, Independent Consultant/Emeritus Professor, University of South Africa
Discussant: Dr. Sunday Adedini, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Discussant: Prof. Michel Garenne, Institut Pasteur, France and FERDI
Topic 4: Covid-19 and SRH in Africa – Beyond the Webinar: Open Discussion
Discussant: Dr. Chukwuedozie K. Ajaero, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria