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Understanding Hygiene Behavior and Hygiene Behavior Change

8:00–9:00 a.m. (London time) | 3:00–4:00 p.m. (Manila time) | via Zoom

With more than half of 2020 spent under the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic already, proper hand hygiene has become mainstreamed, if not ingrained, into public consciousness. Access to and sustainability of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services are vital to protect human health. 

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Adaptive Control of COVID-19 Outbreaks: Policy Approaches

The twelfth Policy Actions for COVID-19 Economic Recovery (PACER) Dialogue on “Adaptive control of COVID-19 outbreaks: Policy Approaches” featured implementation of the adaptive control paradigm and a modelling framework to reduce infection rates, consider vaccination policy, and gradually open economies.

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Managing and Monitoring Air Quality in Ortigas

 

Outdoor or ambient air pollution is a critical environmental problem causing millions of premature deaths in Asia. At the same time, indoor air pollution is a major challenge also causing millions of premature deaths. The nature of indoor air pollution varies from one region or one country to another depending on the climatic conditions, type of housing, socio-cultural background and others.

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How Can We Sustain the Clean Air Post COVID-19?

 

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Yellow River – A Hydrological Basin Approach

 

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Innovation Speakers' Series: Fighting Corruption at a Time of Crisis

ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity and Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department gathered 400 representatives from the US Embassy, USAID, Basel Institute on Governance, Philippine Commission on Audit, and ADB in a webinar on risk mitigation in emergency assistance.

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Water Supply and Wastewater Detection, Warning, and Treatment in the Age of COVID-19

 

Under a One ADB approach, the Water and Health Sector Groups (led by the Water and Health Advisory Team), and the Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department (PPFD) convened experts from the health, wastewater, and water supply industries and discussed the implications of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the wastewater and water supply systems and the potential of wastewater-based epidemiology. 

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Tourism: Respond, Restart, and Recover

The third Policy Actions for COVID-19 Economic Recovery (PACER) Dialogue on “Tourism: Respond, Restart and Recover” featured global good practice examples of effective tourism crisis recovery policies. Over 130 participants including 64 government officials from Southeast Asia and the People’s Republic of China participated in the Dialogue, sharing knowledge and country experiences and lessons on Travel and Tourism policies and measures taken to mitigate the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and accelerate recovery.

The third PACER Dialogue aimed to:

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Policy Actions for COVID-19 Economic Recovery (PACER) Dialogues

The Policy Actions for COVID-19 Economic Recovery (PACER) Dialogues is exploring measures that can help economies “bounce back” from the COVID-19 pandemic and accelerate economic recovery. The series of Dialogues will address a range of issues, including: good practices in national planning for “bouncing back” from COVID-19; employing big data and digital technology to enhance pandemic responses; policies to strengthen the role of the private sector in COVID-19 recovery; anticipating future health trends to enhance economic responses; and developing effective social protection measures.

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Use of Digital Solutions in Tackling COVID-19: The Case of India

Learn about the digital technology solutions applied in India to handle the spread of COVID-19. Panelists also shared their experiences in contact tracing and monitoring and the success in various states in India.

ADB's Digital Technology Unit and India Resident Mission organized this webinar.