Brazil’s response to the coronavirus has implications not only for the country itself, but also the region and the world. We examine the policies and actions of the Jair Bolsanaro regime, the complexities of Brazilian federalism, and the state of the nation in the pandemic. Hosted by Doug Becker.[ dur: 28 mins. ]

Then, what psychological challenges do children and young people face amidst the time of COVID-19? What ways families can support their children and adolescents? Hosted by Lillian Ng.[ dur: 29 mins. ]

  • Dr Melanie Woodfield is a clinical psychologist and research scientist at University of Auckland, NZ.
  • Dr Hiran Thabrew is Senior Lecturer and Postgraduate Course Coordinator within the Department of Psychological Medicine, and Deputy Director of the Werry Centre for Infant,Child and Adolescent Mental Health at Univeristy of Auckland, NZ.

This program is produced with contributions from the following volunteers: Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Anaïs Amin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.

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