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Media Outlets Report On Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Response, Including Vaccine, Diagnostic Research, Health Worker Protections

Devex: MSF ramps up coronavirus response with ‘back-to-basics’ approach (Lieberman, 2/27). The Hill: Health official says coronavirus vaccine will take ‘at least a year to a year and a half’ to develop (Deese, 2/26). MedPage Today: COVID-19 Requires ‘An Entire Village’ of Professionals (Walker, 2/26). NPR: New Test Begins To…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

The Atlantic: When Disease Comes, Rulers Grab More Power Anne Applebaum, staff writer at the Atlantic (3/23). The Atlantic: What the Great Plague of Athens Can Teach Us Now Katherine Kelaidis, resident scholar at the National Hellenic Museum (3/23). Bloomberg: Coronavirus Will Forever Change Global Order Brooke Sample, editor for…

U.S., Other Nations Scramble To Procure Medical Equipment, Including Masks, Ventilators

Devex: USAID issues ‘urgent request’ for COVID-19 medical equipment “On Monday, the U.S. Agency for International Development issued an ‘urgent request’ to its implementing partner organizations for personal protective equipment and other medical supplies. ‘USAID has been asked to identify organizations that have personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies…

Global Health Community Addresses Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Center for Global Development: Health Systems in Low-Income Countries Will Struggle to Protect Health Workers from COVID-19 Anna Gage, PhD student in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Sebastian Bauhoff, visiting fellow at CGD (3/31). Center for Global Development:…

WHO, UNICEF Partner To Address COVID-19 Pandemic Through Solidarity Response Fund

WHO: WHO and UNICEF to partner on pandemic response through COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund “WHO and UNICEF [on Friday] announced an agreement to work together on COVID-19 response, through the historic COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund powered by the United Nations Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation. The COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund…

More Opinions In Global Health

The Lancet: The status of nursing and midwifery in the world Editorial Board (4/7). The Conversation: What drives abuse of women in childbirth? We asked those providing the care Patience Afulani, assistant professor, and Rebecca Griffin, communications specialist, both with the University of California, San Francisco (4/6). Devex: Opinion: Girls’…

Global Health Community Addresses Various Angles Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Center for Global Development: Strengthening the Basics: Approaches to COVID-19 Care in Low-Resource Settings Sharif Ismail, faculty of medicine at the School of Public Health at Imperial College London, and colleagues from the Center for Global Development and King’s College London (4/8). Guttmacher Institute: Nine Things Congress Must Do to…

More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Iran announces its virus death toll passes 30,000 (Vahdat/Gambrell, 10/17). CIDRAP News: Global study shows deadly convergence of chronic disease, COVID-19 (Van Beusekom, 10/16). Devex: Q&A: Supporting health workers through the pandemic (Castell, 10/16). Devex: Q&A: Clinton Foundation on how to ‘sustain the work’ during the pandemic (Lieberman, 10/19).…

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