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Public Health Webinar on the topic 'Aid Effectiveness and Multi-stakeholder participation in Public Health' by Dr. Padmini Murthy
18 May 2022, 7pm - 8pm (UAE Time)
Webinar link: https://uaeu-ac-ae.zoom.us/j/85834142161
Webinar flyer can be downloaded here
Dr. Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, FAMWA, FRSPH is a globally recognized health professional in her roles as a physician and public health expert. Currently she serves as Professor and Global Health Director at New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice, USA. She currently serves as chair of the International Health Section of American Public Health Association. She is global health lead for the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) and the NGO rep to United Nations. Dr. Murthy has been working with UN ambassadors and UN missions to promote women's health globally with local efforts. Some of the projects she has worked on include safe motherhood, spearheading the procurement of medical equipment to serve communities in Grenada, Kenya, India, Malawi, Liberia, and Nepal. She has worked with the former First Lady of Malawi on a Safe Motherhood Project by providing funds to establish maternity waiting home and supply safe motherhood kits to women.
During the COVID crisis in 2020/2021 Murthy has spearheaded efforts working with other NGOs, foundations in the US and other countries in sending Oxygen Concentrators to India and PPE (over 85,000) masks, face shields to the Navajo Nation, local organizations, and individuals. She is currently working on a Menstrual Equity Project with the First Lady of Suriname.