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Blog Posts, Article, Video Examine COVID-19’s Impacts On Health, Economic Inequalities

BMJ: Covid-19: Tackling health inequalities is more urgent than ever, says new alliance Abi Rimmer, reporter and deputy editor with BMJ (10/26). BMJ Opinion: A safer world starts with strong primary healthcare Orin Levine, director of global delivery programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and colleagues (10/26). Brookings…

Blog Posts, Report Address Issues Related To COVID-19, Including Global Response, Support For Africa’s Health Systems, Vaccine Race

International Rescue Committee: IRC COVID-19 response report — Fall 2020 (10/23). ODI: 12 leaders’ perspectives on supporting Africa’s health systems through Covid-19 Donald Kabureka, African Union Covid-19 special envoy and chair of the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and colleagues (10/23). Science Speaks: The…

Investing In, Involving Civil Society Important For Better Health Outcomes, Experts Say

BMJ Opinion: Investing in civil society for better democracy and better health Roopa Dhatt, co-founder and executive director of Women in Global Health, and colleagues discuss the role of civil society in health, writing, “The covid-19 pandemic and recent examples of racial injustice around the world make the voices of…

More Than 140 Lawmakers Call On Congressional Leaders To Improve Pandemic Preparedness

CNBC: Progressive lawmakers call on congressional leaders to prepare for next pandemic “More than 100 Democrats in the Senate and House of Representatives, largely progressives, are calling on congressional leaders to take steps to prepare the United States for the next pandemic and mitigate racial disparities in U.S. health care.…

Amref Health Africa, AVAC, Friends Of Global Fight Launch Protecting Global Gains Initiative

Amref Health Africa/AVAC/Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria: Protecting Global Gains Amref Health Africa, AVAC, and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria launched the new Protecting Global Gains initiative. According the initiative’s site, “Protecting Global Gains is a partnership of concerned advocates…

Blog Posts, Releases Discuss Topics Related To COVID-19, Including Improving Health Systems; Uses, Limitations Of Mortality Measures To Assess Country Performance; Economic Costs

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: COVID-19 is showing us how to improve health systems — sometimes by disrupting them (October 2020). Center for Global Development: When Numbers Don’t Speak for Themselves: COVID-19 and Thoughts on How to Measure a Country’s Performance Damian Walker, non-resident fellow at CGD, and colleagues (10/9).…

More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Brazil strains at quarantine as virus cases pass 5 million (Biller, 10/8). AP: As virus fills French ICUs anew, doctors ask what went wrong (Charlton et al., 10/9). AP: Spanish govt imposes state of emergency in virus-hit Madrid (Hatton et al., 10/9). AP: Soldiers, experts to help German cities…

U.N. SG Guterres Calls For More Investment In Universal Health Coverage, Urges Nations To Draw Lessons From COVID-19 Pandemic

U.N. News: U.N. chief urges greater investment in universal health coverage, starting now “The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of strong public health systems and emergency preparedness for communities and economies globally, the U.N. Secretary-General said on Wednesday, calling for greater investments in universal health coverage. Launching his latest…

Various Experts Discuss Ways To Strengthen Health Systems In Series Of Essays

World Economic Forum: How to build a better health system: 8 expert essays In this piece, various experts discuss health system reform, including ways to ensure health systems are people-centered and sustainable, the importance of early detection and diagnosis, the role of the private sector, the use of integrated care,…

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