[Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy x REFSA Forum] COVID-19 Vaccines: Doubts, Myths and Facts
Despite surveys conducted by the Ministry of Health indicating that at least 2/3 of respondents are willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, there is a significant proportion that remain hesitant or even opposed towards the existing vaccines. This may even include healthcare professionals, members of parliament and learned members of society. This forum is intended to provide a platform for discussion and an opportunity for queries to be raised and address by those concerned.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its repercussions have unveiled many fault lines in our systems particularly in the way we organise and design our urban areas and living spaces. Youths in particular, continue to work in the cities but are increasingly finding it difficult to live anywhere near the cities. Today’s pandemic is not the first crisis to hit our cities and it will not be the last. Urban rejuvenation and facilitating better cities to live, work and play should be at the forefront of our effort to build our society back better.
Will the newly announced Budget 2021 on 6 November mark a new economic paradigm, and moves us to a more prosperous, equitable and sustainable economy? Join us as we discuss about its impact on the people, businesses and the economy.
A roundtable consultation where participants discussed the way forward for security sector governance in Malaysia with recommendations on reform including having greater inter-agency coordination, transparency and stronger civil-military relations.
The Labour Response – What kind of new work culture is needed and how can we define the new social contract and labour regime, recognising structural disadvantages and widening existing gender gap.