SECURE Webinar 2: Making Women’s Challenges and Roles in the COVID-19 Vaccination Programs Visible


SECURE Webinar 2: Making Women’s Challenges and Roles in the COVID-19 Vaccination Programs Visible

31 March 2022

In celebration of International Women’s Month, ADB Southeast Asia Human and Social Development Division organized the second SECURE Webinar on Making Women’s Challenges and Roles in the COVID-19 Vaccination Programs Visible.

The webinar brought together experts, scholars, and practitioners to share experiences and observations over gender concerns that beset the implementation of COVID-19 vaccination programs globally to help inform and strengthen the current and future vaccination initiatives within the Southeast Asia region.

The webinar discussed gender dimensions for vaccination planning and mobilization, vaccine hesitancy, and vaccine communication and community engagement. To know more about the event and the speakers, click this video and check the program note and agenda.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
31 Mar 2022 Opening Overview of the SECURE Webinar Series and TA6767 Eduardo Banzon
31 Mar 2022 Welcome Remarks Ayako Inagaki
31 Mar 2022 Presentation Gender Mainstreaming in ADB Operations and Policies
Samantha Hung
31 Mar 2022 Presentation Gender Dimensions in Vaccination Planning and Mobilization
Jean Munro
31 Mar 2022 Presentation Sex in COVID-19 Vaccines R&D, Regulation, and Real-World Outcomes: An Opportunity for Regional Leadership to Course Correct
Lavanya Vijayasingham
31 Mar 2022 Presentation Vaccine Hesitancy
Kenneth Hartigan-Go
31 Mar 2022 Presentation COVID-19 Vaccination Risk Communication and Community Engagement: Gendered Barriers and Opportunities
Beverly Lorraine Ho
31 Mar 2022 Q and A
31 Mar 2022 Summary & Closing Remarks Eduardo Banzon


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