Lancet Migration Latin American Regional Hub



Lancet Migration Regional Lead, Latin America: Michael Knipper; Reader in Medical History, Anthropology and

Global Health, Institute of the History of Medicine, University Justus Liebig, Giessen, Germany



Lancet Migration Regional Research Fellow, Latin America: Ana Cristina Sedas; Department of Global Health and

Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Full list of Regional Hub members to follow shortly.


A series of regional hub events have been held on migration and health in Latin America since the launch of the Latin American Regional Hub in March 2020.

5th August 2020 - Webinar, Panel on COVID-19 and Migration in Latin America

Join us on 5th August at 17:00 BST (11:00 GM-5) for the second in our series of Webinars on COVID-19 and the health of migrants, focusing on COVID-19 and migration in Latin America! It is a pleasure to have such excellent speakers joining us from different countries and organisations across the region to offer perspectives from academia, policy and practice. The webinar was held in Spanish and the full audio recording can be accessed here: 






















4th March 2020, Lima - Peru

Migration and Health in Latin America Workshop and Policy Roundtable

This event marked the start of Lancet Migration regional hub. The event was comprised of a full morning migration and health  research initiatives workshop with over 40 participants from across the Latin American region and presentations from academia and policy, followed by a policy roundtable hosted by PAHO regional office in Peru. 

20th April 2020 - Webinar, Colombia

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