More than eighty people from around the world joined the online GPDSA Webinar on COVID-19 Prevention and Peace For East Africa and South-SE Asia on April 1, 2020. Convened by the Global Peace and Development Service Alliance (GPDSA), the webinar was hosted by Global Peace Foundation (GPF), Building Bridges Coalition, and the International Volunteer Programs Association.
This international online forum brought together medical experts, executives of non-profits, and faith leaders to show solidarity for our global human family and share best practices in combating the global pandemic brought on by COVID-19.
Watch the full livestream here.
Moderator, Nicholas Lee, Secretary General, Asia-Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance, Thailand
Dr. Markandey Rai, President, Global Peace and Development Service Alliance, India
Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya
Dr. Charles E. Haley, MD, MS, FACP, Consulting Epidemiologist, Formerly with CDC
WASH/Hygiene-Village Hand Washing Models
Rwanda: Liz Fanning, Founder, Corps Africa
Uganda: Dr. Ed O’Neil, Omnimed
Malaysia: Dr. Teh Su Thye, CEO, GPF Malaysia
Yoga for Peace and Health/Immunity Buildup
Swamini Adityananda Saraswai, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Parmarth Niketan, India
Question and Answer / Inputs – Facilitated by Linda Stuart, Building Bridges Coalition
Melissa Golloday, Chair, Building Bridges Coalition
James Flynn, International President, Global Peace Foundation
Prayers for Health and Peace
Amma’s Global Prayer from India, Linda Caprara Gabby, Song of Morning Yoga Ranch, MI
The Lord’s Prayer, Father Canice Enyiaka, Nigerian Catholic Priest, Interfaith Outreach, GPF