The second in our Expert's Bulletin webinar series was held on Thursday 21st May, 2020, with Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, who discussed the dilemma for policymakers when balancing decisions between economic survival and public health.
This webinar held on Monday 18th May at 12.30pm, and presented by Dr. Ashraf Keshk, forms part of Derasat's 'Expert Bulletin' online webinar series, giving expert updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is impacting the world around us.
As Covid-19 rapidly spread around the world, Bahrain enacted an early preventative and preparatory phase. In his recent article in OurWorld magazine, Dr. Sh. Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa summarizes Bahrain's response, highlighting the crucial role attributed to teamwork and public engagement.
Although recognising that predicting consequences of Cornoravirus is difficult at this stage, Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli suggests that clues exist to potential long-term changes that may take root in wake of the virus.
What changes might occur to the concept of national security in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic? Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses the potential implications and mechanisms to preserve national security.
An extended paper that explains to non-specialists how the coronavirus will affect the global economy. It presents detailed data on the negative impact that has occurred thus far, as well as forecasts on the future damage to the global economy.