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Covid-19 and its socio-economic impacts within South Africa

When: Wednesday, 05 August 2020 - Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Where: Online Event
Start time:16:00


The DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development and the Global Health Research Institute together with partners will host this webinar.

Panellists include:

  • Mr Zeph Nhleko, Chief economist, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) An overview of the economic impact upon South(ern) Africa and how an expanded infrastructure programme is crucial for the economic recovery from the recession
  • Professor Imraan Valodia, Southern Centre for Inequality Studies, Wits University What are the possibilities for a more equitable, more resilient and more sustainable South African economy in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis and what will it require?
  • Professor Ronelle Burger, University of Stellenbosch still │What has been the social impact of Covid-19 in South Africa and has there been sufficient social solidarity?
  • Mrs Ilanza Perold, Cape Peninsula University of Technology What has been the socio-economic impact of the cancellation in South Africa of major public events?
  • Dr Kalyanaraman Kumaran, Global Health Research Institute (Southampton) Moderation and response
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