The Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) South Asia inaugural Health and Humanity Summit 2023 is a unique platform that brings together experts and thought leaders in the fields of humanitarianism and public health. 

The summit aims to foster critical discourse on pressing issues, promote innovative approaches to conventional aid models, and encourage collaboration between diverse sectors, including humanitarian, tech and innovation, climate, and information ecosystems.

The summit will delve into four crucial themes that impact the well-being of communities around the world.

In the session “Past is Prologue: Building Community Resilience to Combat Mis/Disinformation in Emergencies” moderated by Divya Pushkarna, disinformation advisor for MSF, speakers will explore the critical role of combating mis/disinformation during emergencies.

  • Tina Purnat, Health Information and Infodemic Manager, WHO
  • Osama Manzar, Executive Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation
  • Shalini Joshi, Director, Meedan & Co-founder Khabar Lahariya