Challenging realities of "aid" - Health aid in the time of COVID-19
09.07.2020 / Next Kampala Initiative webinars: 9 and 16 July 2020
Part 1: Thursday 9 July, 15.00-16.30 CEST Exploring challenges of aid through the COVID-19 experience
Medicus Mundi International (MMI) Exploring how to move from aid to global solidarity - The international aid response to COVID-19 has shone a bright light on many of the issues we see in aid responses generally – donor interests are shaping solutions, accountability and transparency is lacking, global north countries are still being dubbed “generous saviours” and there seems to be no recognition that certain approaches to health aid have themselves played a role in undermining countries’ capacity to deal with health emergencies. To top it off, the long-term picture of traditional health aid looks uncertain as economies contract in donor countries and stronger pro-isolationist narratives emerge. - Part 1: Thursday 9 July, 15.00-16.30 CES: Exploring challenges of aid through the COVID-19 experience; - Part 2: Thursday 16 July, 15.00-16.30 CEST: Health Aid in the time of COVID-19: From aid to global solidarity.