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August 19. Health and Well-being of Youth during Covid-19

The world is confronted with a major global pandemic, impacting all facets of society and the economy. This webinar will evaluate how the global pandemic is impacting the emotional health and well-being of youth, especially those in vulnerable groups. As families and communities navigate through the global pandemic, it is important to manage the anxiety, fears, and worries experienced by children and young people. Speakers from across the world discuss strategies and tools for promoting mental health and responding to the needs and interests of youth. The webinar includes practical advice and coping techniques to utilize in response to continued measures of social-distancing, quarantine, and isolation.  

The webinar:



Speakers:
Saba Hakeem│Project Coordinator│Center for Health and Gender Equality│Lahore, Pakistan
U.S. State Department Fellows’ Exchange Alumnus, Spring 2018

Dr Basu│Clinical Psychologist and Instructor, Mass General Hospital, Harvard Medical School│Research Scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health │USA

Sunita Bishunki│Secretary-General│Dalit Youth Alliance│Kathmandu, Nepal
U.S. State Department Fellows’ Exchange Alumnus, Fall 2019

Priyadarshini Mahara│National Media Co-Incharge│Indian Youth Congress│New Delhi, India



This event is co-organized by Digital Communication Network SouthEast Europe Hub (DCN SEE) and World Learning and is part of DCNSEE’s Ideas in Action – Digital Engagement, a series of virtual events launched in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. DCNSEE is supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Citizen Exchanges. This global event was designed and arranged with support from the South-Central Asia Alumni Network of the State Department exchange program Professional Fellows, implemented by World Learning.

DCN SEE Hub is a consortium of Aristotle University, Digital Communication Network, non-profits, public and private organizations and companies involved in the fields of digital communication, social impact campaigns, technology, and innovation. It is a unique, interdisciplinary coalition tapping into the best talent and resources across Europe.
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