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Webinar: Role of health professionals at the grassroots level
Sasakawa Health Foundation is organizing a webinar: on role of health professionals at the grassroots level as a side event of Global Appeal 2022.

Language: English (simultaneous interpretation available in French, Portuguese, Hindi, Indonesian, Nepali, Bengali, and Japanese)
Date: January 20th, 2022 (10:00-11:30, UTC)

1. Greetings from organizer
- Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination

2. Guest speech
-Mr. Birodh Khatiwada, Minister of Health and Population, Nepal (Video Message)

3. Session
1) Case-finding in India amid the COVID pandemic
-Ms. Anju Sharma, Accredited Social Health Activist
-Dr. Anil Kumar, Deputy Director General (Leprosy), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
2) Disability and ulcer care in Nepal amid the COVID pandemic
-Dr. Indra Napit, Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon at Anandaban Hospital, The Leprosy Mission Nepal
-Dr. Rabindra Baskota, Director, Leprosy Control and Disability Management Section, Ministry of Health and Population, Nepal

- Mr. Dinesh Basnet, President of IDEA Nepal
-Dr. Venkata Ranganadha Rao Pemmaraju, Acting Team Leader, WHO Global Leprosy Programme

5. Panel discussion and Q&A
Dr. Takahiro Nanri, Sasakawa Health Foundation (Moderator)

Jan 20, 2022 07:00 PM in Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

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