COVID-19 throws into sharp relief the need to address the structural drivers and conditions of daily living that shape health and its unequal distribution. But pandemics are just one of the challenges for health equity in the 21st century.
Professor Sharon Friel, Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Governance at the School of Regulation and Global Governance, discusses systems of inequity and why, as we recover from Covid-19, there is an opportunity to think and act differently.» watch video
There are fundamental areas of disadvantage and vulnerability around us all that Dr Siobhan McDonnell from the Australian National University's College of Asia and the Pacific has dedicated her life to researching and advocating.
Dr McDonnell is a Lecturer in the Crawford School of Public Policy in the Resources, Environment and Development team, and a is a lawyer and an anthropologist.» watch video