IUSSP Webinar: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Sexual & Reproductive Health in Africa

August 31, 2020 > September 03, 2020,

Michel Garenne (Institut Pasteur, FERDI) will participate in the session (Sept.,3) devoted to methodological, Demographic and Funding Issues.

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. 

Day 4: Methodological, Demographic and Funding Issues

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 

Agenda of the session

Moderator: Dr Kola Oyediran, John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

  • Topic 1:  Modelling of Corona Virus Infection in South Africa   

Discussant: Prof. Eric Udjo, Independent Consultant/Emeritus Professor, University of South Africa

  • Topic 2: Theoretical approaches to social science study of Coronavirus influence on SRH 

Discussant: Dr. Sunday Adedini, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

  • Topic 3: COVID-19 Pandemic and Demographic Research Questions in 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