Indigenous Peoples & Pandemics Conference Day 2



9:00-9:15  Arrive

9:15-10:00 Contributed Session V – Consequences of and responses to pandemics in indigenous communities, Kavli Hall

  • 9:15-9:30 Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on livestock smallholders among indigenous farmers in Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal Province of South Africa – Olusegun O Ikusika, Conference T Mpendulo, Sabelo C Gajana, and Fabian N Fon
  • 9:30-9:45 COVID-19 and climate change resilience among Shawi and Ashaninka Indigenous communities in Peru – Victoria Chicmana-Zapata, Carol Zavaleta-Cortijo, Ceci Anza-Ramirez, Ingrid Arotoma-Rojas
  • 9:45-10:00 COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Indigenous peoples: a case study from Peru – Ingrid Arotoma-Rojas, Carol Zavaleta-Cortijo, Victoria Chicmana, Cecilia Anza-Ramirez, and The Covid Observatories Team

10:00-10:15  Break

10:15-11:00 Contributed Session VI – Drivers of health inequities, Kavli Hall

  • 10:15-10:30 BMI as a risk factor for severe outcomes during the 1918 influenza pandemic – Lauren E Steele, Conor J Bloxham, Katina D Hulme, Eliesandra C Noye, Kyle Macauslane, Georgina McCallum, Melanie Wu, Agnes Carolin, Margarida Pereira, and Kirsty R Short
  • 10:30-10:45 Ethnic health inequities have persisted across a century of pandemics in Aotearoa New Zealand – Michael Baker
  • 10:45-11:00 Characterizing the COVID-19 diagnosis and deaths by indigenous status among hospitalized cases in Chile, 2020 – Sushma Dahal, Iris Delgado, Lisa Sattenspiel, Svenn-Erik Mamelund, and Gerardo Chowell

11:00-11:15  Break

11:15-12:00 Contributed Session VII – Healthcare implications for indigenous communities, Kavli Hall

  • 11:15-11:30 How we work with Indigenous communities: Lessons from the Qanuinngitsiarutiksait and the Fisher River Traditional Gathering studies – Josée G Lavoie and Halle Cochrane
  • 11:30-11:45 Responses to COVID-19 in Indigenous Canada: Learning from the experiences – Alexandra King and Malcolm King
  • 11:45-12:00 Justice implications of government responses on health and food security for Indigenous peoples during the COVID-19 outbreak in Peru – Victoria Chicmana-Zapata and Ingrid Arotoma-Rojas

12:00-13:30 Lunch. Dining room, 1st floor, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

13:30-14:15 Contributed Session VIII – lessening inequitable services, Kavli Hall

  • 13:30-13:45 Vulnerable Whanau in rural communities: Living through COVID-19 – Keri Ropiha
  • 13:45-14:00 The political determinants of health: Indigenous peoples, Canada, and the pandemic – Jeremy Patzer and Kiera Ladner
  • 14:00-14:15 Cross-jurisdictional pandemic management: Providers speaking on the experience of Nunavut Inuit accessing services in Manitoba during the COVID-19 pandemic – Josée G Lavoie, Wayne Clark, Leah McDonnell, Judy Clark, Grace Clark, Tagaak Evaluardjuk-Palmer, Arvardluk Kusugak, Nuqallaq Brown, and Marti Ford

14:15-14:30  Break

14:30-16:00 Panel discussion “Moving from pandemic science to policy” (leaders to be decided), Kavli Hall

After the panel – Wrap-up


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