ICAP’s Jessica Justman, MD, senior technical director, was featured in a Nov. 19  article by France 24, which reported in New York City that parents are angry as schools close while gyms and bars remain open. Dr. Justman said it was right to close schools and that indoor dining and bars should follow. Dr. Justman says:

“In order to stay ahead of the curve, to me it makes sense to put these restrictions in place.”

Read the full article in France 24

Read the latest ICAP updates on COVID-19 here

A major global health organization that has been improving public health in countries around the world for over 15 years, ICAP works to transform the health of populations through innovation, science, and global collaboration. Based at Columbia University in New York City, where it is part of the Mailman School of Public Health, ICAP has projects in more than 30 countries, working side-by-side with ministries of health and local partners to confront some of the world’s toughest health challenges. Through meaningful research, tailored technical assistance, effective training and education programs, and rigorous surveillance to measure and evaluate the impact of public health interventions, ICAP aims to realize a global vision of healthy people, empowered communities, and thriving societies. Online at icap.columbia.edu

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