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Our Research Digests

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Conducting Research in Humanitarian Settings: A Learning SessionJoin the Humanitarian Task Force (HTF) at the Population Council and partners for a learning seminar to discuss our experiences with gathering and generating relevant and high-quality data and evidence to produce effective solutions for people affected by complex emergencies, natural disasters, and post-conflict crises. 
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Past Events

Webinar- Resuming In-Person Data Collection during COVID-19The Population Council convened global experts for a discussion about the considerations for determining where, when and how COVID-19 risks may reach a threshold in which research activities may safely resume.

Host: Population Council
Contributors: APHRC, IPA, IDInsight, Johns Hopkins, LSHTM, and Council colleagues
Link to Recorded Webinar 
Webinar – Migration and COVID-19 in MexicoThe Council participated in an event organized by the Technical Support Group on Migration and Health in Mexico, of which PC Mexico is a member, where various aspects of COVID-19 and migrants were discussed including epidemiological profiles of migrants, best practices related to prevention and control in closed spaces, and needs for diagnostics in migrant shelters. PC Mexico Country Director Isabel Vieitez was a panelist. 

Host: Technical Support Group on Migration and Health Mexico
Language Accessibility: Spanish 
File of Recorded Webinar | Slides from Presentation