Health Policies & COVID-19 Resources Around the World


By NYU Wagner Health Network (WHN) and NYU Wagner International Student Society (WISS).


This discussion will feature international students from NYU Wagner’s MPA-Health program, that share how their respective home countries have been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. They will also critically analyze public health policies to identify areas for improvement, and a potential for adoption by other countries.  

Meet the panelists:

  • Chiamaka Ojiako from Nigeria
  • Rouding Wang from China
  • Kyaolin Rajbhandary from Nepal  

Transcript

0:00: Welcome from moderator Hanan Almarzooqi

00:34 Introduction of first speaker Kyaolin Rajbhandary

17:33 Introduction of second speaker Chiamaka Ojiako

42:43 Introduction of third speaker Rouding Wang


Guest Speakers

Kyaolin Rajbhandary is a second-year MPA candidate at NYU Wagner specializing in Health Policy and Management. She attended the Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital. She the worked as a medical officer in the Emergency and Internal Medicine department at Grande International Hospital

Chiamaka P. Ojiako is a lawyer, health equity advocate, and second-year MPA candidate at NYU Wagner specializing in Health Policy and Management. She finds the complex nature of health system issues and the absence of a uniformly adaptable solution or model stimulating. She currently serves as a staff writer for The Wagner Review.

Rouding Wang is a second-year MPA candidate at NYU Wagner specializing in Health Services Management. She currently serves as a research assistant in several public health programs focused on issues ranging from adolescent risk-taking behaviors, to epidemic prevention in schools.


Moderator

Hanan Almarzooqi Is a second-year MPA candidate at NYU Wagner specializing in Health Policy and Management. She worked at a multi-speciality private hospital in Abu Dhabi before joining NYU Wagner, and is currently a Quality Intern at NYU Langone Hospital in New York City. She serves as Events Chair on the Wagner International Student Society E-board.


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