Conference Event


2021 MALAS Conference​

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - Saturday, October 30, 2021

Re-building Latin American in the Covid-19 Era: Emerging Crisis, Activism & National Policy Implications

(Reconstruyendo Latinoamérica en la era del Covid-19: Crisis emergentes, activismo e implicaciones de políticas nacionales)


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.