The fifth episode of ESC Dialogue focused on how the race to a Covid-19 vaccine will influence the global economic landscape, its implications in Bangladesh, and how we can ensure equitable access to the vaccine. We had an engaging session where panelists discussed multilateral relations, aid dependence, importance of collecting health data, and ensuring equity over equality while remaining optimistic about a successful distribution of vaccines.
Topic: Vaccine Diplomacy: Prospects and Challenges for Bangladesh
Date: November 28, 2020
Dr Rumana Huque, Professor, Economics, University of Dhaka
Dr Delwar Hossain, Professor, International Relations, University of Dhaka
Dr Ashikur Rahman, Senior Economist, Policy Research Institute
Dr. Senjuti Saha, Scientist, Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) Bangladesh