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Vaccine Equity: Building trust among communities of color in the COVID-19 era

October 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 2:30 pm

Health Forward will host a virtual panel discussion between leading health experts about building trust around vaccines in our communities.

Panelists will have a robust conversation about the importance of vaccines and the challenges facing the COVID-19 vaccines under development. They will also explore concerns of communities that have experienced health injustices, and solutions for advancing equity.

The event will stream live on Facebook, YouTube, and Health Forward’s website.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is requested so Health Forward can notify participants with livestream links.

Panelists include:


Erica Andrade
Chief Program Officer
El Centro, Inc.


Dr. Rex Archer
Director
City of Kansas City, MO, Health Department


Dr. Daphne Bascom
Vice President, Population Health
Saint Luke’s Health System


Dr. Barbara Pahud
Research Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Children’s Mercy Kansas City


Dr. Alonzo Plough
Vice President for Research and Evaluation and Chief Science Officer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Moderator:



Qiana Thomason
President/CEO
Health Forward Foundation

Health Forward Foundation
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