It has now become apparent that the impacts of Covid-19 will be felt for many years. Emerging research highlights the serious health effects of ‘long covid’ as well as the impact of lockdowns on mental health, well-being, and education. The growing acceptance of ‘working from home’ also has implications for both individuals and broader society. This panel will look at how the pandemic will continue to affect us into the future.

This panel is part of a series called Aotearoa future shapers: post-pandemic transformation. Hosted by UniServices, this is a series of expert panels designed to contribute to the discussion of New Zealand’s future

Panel members:

Chris Bullen – Professor in Pacific Health at the University of Auckland. His research interests are in tobacco control and smoking cessation.

Colin Tukuitonga – Associate Dean Pacific at the University of Auckland.

Margaret Wilsher – Chief Medical Officer at Auckland District Health Board.

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Disclaimer: The ideas expressed in this talk reflect the views of the guests and not necessarily the views of The Big Q. 

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