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Watch: Food security, hunger and poverty, exploring the consequences

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This webinar hosted by the DSAI Nutrition and Health Study Group considered the theme of food security, hunger and poverty, exploring the consequences through the fabrics of social, political and planetary health on the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mayara Floss is family medicine resident in Porto Alegre - Brazil.  She is member of the Rural WONCA Executive and WONCA Environment. In 2020 she launched under her coordination the Brazilian MOCC on Planetary Health. Rural Seeds creator and ambassador. Junior author of the Brazilian Lancet Countdown Policy Brief. Member of the evidence review team and the guideline development group of WHO on Health Workforce attraction, recruitment and retention in rural and remote areas.  Podcaster at the Medicina em Debate Program. Audivsual producer of Seriie SUS.  Musician at Projeto M(Ar) and a writer .

Ruchi Junnarkar is a development practitioner working on nutrition, health and gender in India. Her research focuses on the role and constraints of frontline workers in the implementation of social policy. She has previously worked with the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, and studied International Development at the London of School of Economics.

Su-ming Khoo is a Lecturer in Political Science and Sociology, and leads the Environment, Development and Sustainability (Whitaker Institute) and Socio-Economic Impact (Ryan Institute) Research Clusters at NUI Galway. Her research is on human rights, human development, public goods, development alternatives, decoloniality, global activism, and higher education.

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