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
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
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.
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.