What’s the role of microinsurance in response to COVID-19 in Bangladesh?

Webinar recording 19 May 2020

The impact of COVID-19 will hit hard low-income people, especially informal workers in the hospitality, retail trade, and transport sectors who have limited or no access to healthcare or social safety nets, says the World Bank in its latest South Asia Economic Focus report.

How can microinsurance initiatives help the urban and rural poor to cope with this unprecedented health and economic crisis? In this webinar, attended by more than 160 participants, we explore what initiatives have been and should be developed with a panel of seasoned leaders:

Farzana Chowdhury

Farzanah Chowdhury

Managing Director and CEO
Green Delta Insurance Company Ltd.

Dr. Mosharraf Hossain

Dr. M. Mosharraf Hossain

Member, Insurance Development & Regulatory Authority Bangladesh

Michael McCord

Michael J. McCord

Managing Director
MicroInsurance Centre at Milliman

Asif Saleh

Asif Saleh

Executive Director
BRAC Bangladesh

Watch the debate here:

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