Contributions of clinical sociologists to the two-day Webinar on Covid-19, Climate, and Health in October 2020

“Conference Overview:
With the global pandemic of COVID-19, we are experiencing challenges in every sphere of our lives. Challenges are more prevalent among socially vulnerable groups; for example, the elderly, people with chronic disease or disabilities, and the poor. The APSA 2020 organised a two-day webinar to be held on October 6th and 7th. The broad themes of the Webinar are Covid-19 impacts on health and society; and Covid-19, Climate and City. Several distinguished scholars are presenting at the session. You are invited to participate and contribute to this conversation from a sociological perspective.
The Coastal Cities at Risk in the Philippines: Investing in Climate & Disaster Resilience (CCARPH), a transdisciplinary action research project under the Office of the President of Ateneo de Manila University, is co-hosting the 15th Asia Pacific Sociological Association 2020 Two-day Webinar on COVID-19, Climate, and Health. This event is co-hosted by the International Sociological Association RC 15 (Sociology of Health), RC 46 (Clinical Sociology), the Philippine Sociological Society, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the Ateneo de Manila University, the Seisa University, the Chulalongkorn University, the University of Sydney, and the University of the Philippines – Visayas.” (Source: 15th Asia Pacific Sociological Association 2020)
The Book of Abstracts for APSA 2020 Two-day Webinar on COVID-19, Climate, and Health is  available online
List of Authors (in order of appearance):
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on Women in the Asia Pacific Region: Sociological Perspectives
    Dr. Syeda Zakia Hossain
    The University of Sydney, Australia
  • The Government Response to COVID-19 in Vietnam: Successes and Challenges
    Prof. Nguyen Thanh Huong, PhD
    Hanoi University of Public Health, Vietnam
  • Health Policy Response to COVID-19 in Japan
    Prof. Kaori Muto
    The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • COVID-19 and Lockdown: Abrupt Measures and Never Ending Social Miseries
    Prof. Mohammad Akram
    Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
  • The Health Policy Response to COVID-19 in England
    Prof. Mike Saks
    University of Suffolk, United Kingdom
  • COVID-19 Crisis: Urban Poor Communities Resilience Efforts, Thailand
    Thipparat Noppaladarom
    Community Organizations Development Institute (CODI), Bangkok, Thailand
  • COVID-19 and Wellbeing: The Impact of Environmental Stressors
    Prof. Leigh Wilson
    The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Climate, COVID-19, and the City: Challenges to Recovery and Resilience
    Prof. Emma Porio
    Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines
  • Prof. Surichai Wun’Gaeo
    Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Localization: COVID-19 Challenges, Opportunities, Approaches in a Coastal City
    Jessica Dator-Bercilla
    University of the Philippines – Visayas
    Dr. Gay Defiesta, Philip Ian Padilla, Donna Magno, Franco Agudo,  Sonia Cadornigara, Dr. Gemma Narisma, Dr. Faye Abigail Cruz, Dr. Laurice Jamero
    With contribution from:
    Fr. Robert Amalay
    Bernadette Jocsing- Albana