Covid-19 in developing countries: secondary impacts Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Friday 15 May 2020

Robert Mardini, Director General, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC); Marian Schilperoord, Senior Operations Manager, UNHCR; Bob Kitchen, Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response, International Rescue

Nick Dearden, Director, Global Justice Now; Ms Aleema Shivji, Executive Director, Humanity & Inclusion UK; Rosemary Forest, Senior Advocacy Officer, Peace Direct; Gwen Hines, Executive Director of Global Programmes, Save the ChildrenQ30–54

Thursday 04 June 2020

Farah Kabir, Country Director, Action Aid, Bangladesh; Ghassan Abou Chaar, Emergency Director, Yemen, Médecins Sans Frontières; Ndubisi Anyanwu, Country Director for Nigeria, Mercy CorpsQ55–95

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Dr Tamsyn Barton, Lead Commissioner, Independent Commission for Aid Impact; Amanda Glassman, Executive Vice-President and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development; Dr Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Development; Daniel Graymore, Board Member for UK/Qatar, Gavi and Head of Global Funds, Department for International DevelopmentQ96–117

Thursday 02 July 2020

Dr Samia Saad, Director of Resource Mobilisation, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations; Dr Josie Golding, Epidemics Lead, Wellcome Trust (part of both CEPI and the Covid Therapeutics Accelerator (CTA) partnership); Professor David Heymann CBE, Board member, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND)Q118–139

Monday 06 July 2020

Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, Secretary of State for International Development, Department for International Development; Dr Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientist, Department for International Development; Rachel Glennerster, Chief Economist, Department for International Development; Matthew Wyatt, Head of DFID’s Conflict Humanitarian and Security Department (CHASE), Department for International DevelopmentQ140–149

Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, Secretary of State for International Development, Department for International Development; Nick Dyer, Acting Permanent Secretary, Department for International DevelopmentQ150–186

Tuesday 15 September 2020

Professor Francesco Checchi OBE, Epidemiology and International Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Dr Timothy Russell, Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Professor Azra Ghani, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial CollegeQ187–205

Linh Schroeder, Deputy Regional Director for the Africa Region, International Committee of the Red Cross; Selena Victor, Senior Director Policy and Advocacy, Mercy Corps; Kate White, Medical Emergency Manager and Covid-19 medical technical lead, Medecins Sans FrontieresQ206–219

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Aaron Oxley, Executive Director, Results UK; Katie Husselby, Coordinator, Action for Global Health; Mike Podmore, Director, STOPAIDSQ220–239

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Dr Graham MacKay, Chief Operating Officer, Bond; Lamis Al-Iryani, Head of Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Fund for Development - Yemen; Tim Jones, Head of Policy, Jubilee Debt CampaignQ240–269

Donal Brown, Associate Vice-President, International Fund for Agricultural Development; Dr Louisa Cox, Director of Impact, Fairtrade Foundation; Sultana Begum, Advocacy Manager Yemen, Norwegian Refugee CouncilQ270–301

Tuesday 24 November 2020

Gwen Hines, Executive Director of Global Programmes, Save the Children; Jennifer Miquel, Head of UNFPA’s Regional Syria Response Hub, UNFPA Jordan; Lee Webster, Co-Chair at the Gender and Development Network & Deputy Director of International Development Policy and Practice, ActionAid UKQ302–320

Wendy Morton MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas), Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office; Matthew Wyatt, Head of CHASE, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office; Rachel Turner, Director, Economic Development, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office; Darren Welch, Director of Policy (Delivery Office)., Foreign, Commonwealth & Development OfficeQ321–350

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