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Webinars and Conferences on COVID19


DateHostTitle and link (if available)
14-Dec-2021IPUparliamentArab Regional Parliamentary Forum on the 2030 Agenda: The Role of Parliament in Building Back Better for All – Parliament's Institutional Responses to COVID-19 organized by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Islamic Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and IPUparliament
6-Dec-2021WHO – Kuwait country officeEvidence to Policy process; Implications for the GCC, Health Leadership for Positive Change, Dec 6 – 9, 2021s
23-Nov-2021Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research-WHOPartners' health policy and systems research report 2021, Panel Discussion
23-Nov-2021Health Care Accreditation CouncilHCAC 6th Quality Healthcare conference and exhibition, Panel: Governance and Leadership, Presentation: Responding to COVID 19: The Rules of Good Governance
16-Nov-2021World Health Organization-WHOWHO Evidence to Policy Global Summit, Panel Discussion: Global Focus Event-Institutionalizing Evidence-Informed Decision-Making for Effective Health Policy
12-13 October 2021PMNCH Alliance, Branch ConsortiumResponding to Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health Needs in Conflict Settings, Facilitator and Moderator
27-Sept-2021Rockefeller Foundation- Boston UniversityBoston University Commission on Health Determinants, Data, and Decision-making (3-D Commission), Turning Principles to Action: 3-D Commission Regional Launch Series
17-Jun-2021PEERS GlobalRapid response evidence during a pandemic: achievements, challenges, and disappointments.
28-May-2021The IWG Eastern Mediterranean RegionRe-imagining Health Systems in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: A Call for Action
18-May-2021International Federation of Medical Students' AssociationsYouth Pre World Health Assembly Discussing Global Health Governance and the Impact of Globalization on Public Health
26-May- 2021Lebanese Society of Endocrinology Diabetes and Lipids (LSEDL)Webinar: Reducing the Treatment Gap and Public Health Burden of Osteoporotic Fractures
4-May-2021Global Institutional Consulting (GIC) 2021Plenary on Strategies for Developing and Implementing Evidence-Informed Policy to Improve Health Equity
3-May-2021WHO EvipNetFraming, Amplifying, and Contextualizing Evidence to Address COVID19: Experience from K2P Center.
12-Apr-2021Columbia University Mailman School of Public HealthCOVID-19 and Equitable Vaccine Access in the MENA Region
9-Apr-2021Olayan School of Business – American University of BeirutRole of knowledge translation platforms in influencing policy-making and action
8-Apr-2021Arab Forum for Sustainable DevelopmentArab Forum for Sustainable Development (AFSD-2021), Accelerating progress on the 2030 Agenda post-COVID19
30-Mar-2021WHO EMROFirst Formal Meeting of Regional Network of Institutions for Evidence and Data to Policy (NEDtP) the role of national institutions in enhancing evidence-informed policymaking in response to the COVID19 pandemic case of K2P in Lebanon
26-Mar-2021ACS Model United NationsKeynote speaker, session title: Opportunities amidst Uncertainty:
27-Jan-2021The New ArabVaccinating MENA against COVID-19: The intersection of politics, access, and public health.
12-Jan-2021Visto International

ندوة لقاح كورونا وتأثيرات التنافس: الأبعاد العلمية​ والاقتصادية والسياسية

1-Dec-2020Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal UniversityPatient Safety Culture in Arab Countries (recording not available).
27-Nov-2020International Working Group for Health System StrengtheningIWG Information Session provided opening remarks. (recording not available).
08-Jul-2020Arab International Women's ForumWomen at the Frontline in the Fight against COVID19 and Beyond (recording not available)
8-May-2020Delta Omega Chapter Faculty of Health Sciences

What is knowledge translation and how can the production of evidence-informed policies support in responding to COVID19 in Lebanon

22-Apr-2020Chatham House Middle East and North Africa ProgrammeWebinar:  Reimagining the Role of State and Non-State Actors in (Re)building National Health Systems in the Arab World COVID-19:
22-Apr-2020AUBAUB Beirut COVID-19 Briefings: The K2P COVID-19 Series Initiative:
18-May-2020Eastern Mediterranean Regional OfficeDigital Health, Innovation & COVID-19 response: Global & EMR Perspectives (recording not available)


El-Jardali, F. (Moderator) Using Research Evidence To Inform Policymaking, 10th Pharmaceutical Care Conference (HYBRID event), 12th – 14th December 2021

El-Jardali, F. (Speaker) Future-Proof Health Systems and Policy, 10th Pharmaceutical Care Conference (HYBRID event), 12th – 14th December 2021

El-Jardali, F. (Chair) HSR 2020 Closing Ceremony, as part of the Sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Phase III March 31, 2021. Available on:

El-Jardali, F. (Chair) Innovative Models of Institutional Arrangements to support Evidence-Informed Policymaking and Action in six WHO Regions, as part of the Sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Phase III March 31, 2021. Available on:

El-Jardali, F. (Chair) Plenary 1: Holding Power to Account within National Health Systems. Presented on November 10th 2020 as part of the Sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Phase I: November 8 -12, 2020​

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