Conference Event


*The 2020 MALAS Conference that would have taken place on October 29 - November 1, 2020, in Washington D.C. has been cancelled! There will be a series of virtual conference in place of the physical conference that will occur October 30th, 2020. 

2020 MALAS Webinar​

Friday, October 30, 2020

COVID 19: Social, Political, and Economic Implications in the Americas

(COVID 19: Implicaciones Sociales, Políticas, y Económicas en las Américas)


Dr. Oscar J Mujica MD MBBS MPH PHE MACE Regional Advisor, Social Epidemiology & Health Equity- Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health. Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO)

Presentation and Q&A: 8:30-9:45 AM- CST (9:30-10:45 AM-EST) “COVID 19 and Inequalities in the Americas”


Dr. Francisco Guerrero, Secretary of Political Affairs, Organization of American States (OAS)

Presentation and Q&A: 10:00-11:15 AM-CST (11 AM-12:15PM-EST) “The State of Democracy in Latin America”

[lunch break on your own!] – Come back for the afternoon session

Dr. Francisco Mayorga, Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Presentation and Q & A: 1:00 -2:30 PM CST (2:00 – 3:30 PM EST) “The economic aftershock of COVID19: the case of Central America 2021”

Discussants: Dr. Mauricio Silva and Dr. Arturo Cruz Jr.

Registration is free. To register, please, click on the link below.

Make sure to register soon as space is limited!

Log in Begins at 8:15 am CT.

Zoom link to login will be sent the day before, 10/29.