Health inequity is one of many issues both highlighted and worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. More than two months into the worldwide crisis, the impacts have been disproportionately felt across society as people of color and those experiencing poverty are bearing the brunt of the burden.
ICS Senior Fellow Megan Golden was invited to lecture at the Inter-American Development Bank’s Policy Dialogues of Social Protection and Health in Lima, Peru on September 11th. She will be part of a panel on innovative management techniques to improve efficiency and access to services. Other speakers will be senior officials from the Chile Ministry of Finance, Peru’s Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion, and the state of Minas Girais, Brazil. The audience will consist of invited government officials from Latin America and the Caribbean.