Taiwan, U.S. and South Korea will cohost webinar- “Strengthening the Public Health System for Maintaining Essential Health Services during the COVID19 Pandemic” on 25 May 2021, 18:00 (Bangkok Time)

Taiwan’s International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF), Korean INGO-Good Neighbors International and U.S. social enterprise, Dimagi Inc., will jointly hold a webinar entitled “Strengthening the Public Health System for Maintaining Essential Health Services during the COVID19 Pandemic” on May 25, 18:00 (Bangkok Time). The webinar is aimed at highlighting 2011 as “Year of Health and Care Workers and ”Protect. Invest. Together” addressed by WHO’s 2011 agenda.


Taiwan’s Deputy Director-General of CDC of Ministry of Health and Welfare, Dr. Philip Lo, will give a featured address on “Healthcare Preparedness and Response to COVID-19 Taiwan.” The speakers from Taiwan, U.S., South Korea, and St.Kitts and Nevis will share the strategy and practice on the preserving and strengthening of healthcare system and service for pandemic-fighting. The agenda for topics and speakers is as follows.


The webinar is free to participate and no pre-registration is required. Please link to https: //youtu.be/HjarK1fTNNA for viewing and further interaction with the speakers can be channeled via https://app.sli.do/event/e7ohqltk


Topics and Speakers

Welcome and introduction: Dr. Marcellino Ha Eun Seong

Representative, Good Neighbors International Cooperation Office, Geneva; Chief Humanitarian Coordinator, Good Neighbors International

Opening remarks:  H.E. Timothy T. Y. Hsiang

Secretary General, TaiwanICDF


Featured address: Healthcare preparedness and response to

COVID-19 in Taiwan

Dr. Philip Y. C. Lo, Deputy Director-General,

Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Ministry of

Health and Welfare, R.O.C. (Taiwan)


  1. Challenges, we encounter- the challenges that health and care workers

are facing

Dr. Hoon Sang Lee

Representative Partner, Global Health Development Partners

Visiting Professor, School of Public Policy, Kyung Hee University

  1. Protect, we deliver-the protection of health and care workers

for safe health care delivery

Dr. Pai Po Lee, Deputy Secretary General,


  1. Invest, we facilitate- how modern technology improves the efficiency

of health care delivery

Dr. Neal Lesh, Chief Strategy Officer,

Dimagi Inc.

  1. Together, we can- how leaders of St. Kitts and Nevis mobilize

health andcare workers and the civil society to fight against the COVID- 19 pandemic

Dr. Hazel Laws, Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health,

St. Kitts and Nevis

Question and answer