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Actuarial opportunities and lessons learned in a post-COVID-19 world

Data collected and lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic will help improve the ability of governments and organisations to face future crises. The pandemic has emphasised the importance of translating complex data for diverse audiences with clear communication. Innovation is vital to benefit from the world’s new operating rhythm and this presents great opportunities for actuaries

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How can actuarial thinking improve wellbeing outcomes post-COVID-19?

COVID-19 has had a devastating and unprecedented impact on our wellbeing. It presents significant risk management challenges for government to reduce these impacts, including those related to the population's health, economic, and social wellbeing. Given the need for a focus on long term outcomes amidst significant uncertainty, opportunities exist to embed actuarial thinking and principles into the management of population wellbeing outcomes.