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Mirai Chatterjee, of India's Self-employed Women's Association, discusses the development of Universal Health Care in India and the movement towards an Occupational Health and Safety Policy for informal workers at the Institute of Medicine in the USA.

 

WIEGO's Martha Chen, also of the Harvard Kennedy School, defines, explains and offers statistics on the global informal economy and informal workers and their specific occupational health and safety requirements. 

Laura Alfers, WIEGO's Social Protection Researcher, offers a grassroots perspective on OHS issues for street traders in Ghana, the development of the Accra Health and Safety Platform, the Phephanthi Platform and the empowerment of informal workers in OHS.

Poonsap Tulaphan of HomeNet Thailand explains the organizations approach to and history of OHS in Thailand.

 

Francie Lund, WIEGO's Social Protection Director, and professor with the School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, explains the objectives, approach, and activities of and lessons learned from WIEGO's five country OHS project.

 

Mirai Chatterjee, of India Self-Employed Women's Association, offers closing remarks on OHS for informal workers.

Mirai Chatterjee fields questions from the audience.

 

Martha Chen fields questions from the audience.

 

Laura Alfers and other panelists field questions from the audience.

 

Mirai Chatterjee, of India's Self-employed Women's Association, offers workable models and ideas for action to supplement India's Universal Health Coverage and Occupational Health and Safety policies.

 

Poonsap Tulaphan, Francie Lund and other panelists field questions from the audience.

 

Mirai Chatterjee and panelists field questions from the audience.