Blog Posts, Statements Highlight Health System Strain, Mental Health, Other Issues Related To COVID-19

BMJ Opinion: Covid-19 has made us realize we must not take universal health coverage for granted
Samantha Pegoraro, climate and health coordinator with the Italian Climate Network in Pisa, Italy, and Stefano Guicciardi, health directorate with the Local Health Authority Unit of Bologna, Italy (6/12).

Imperial College London: LMICs will face ‘extreme strain’ on health systems despite younger populations
Stephen Johns, central faculty with Communications and Public Affairs, and Sabine L. van Elsland, faculty of medicine at the School of Public Health, both at Imperial College London (6/12).

COVID-19: In Beijing a new outbreak linked with large market “Xinfadi”
Daniel Lucey, infectious diseases physician and adjunct professor of infectious diseases at Georgetown University Medical Center and a senior scholar at the Georgetown University O’Neill Institute (6/14).

UNFPA: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic UNFPA Global Response Plan (June 2020 Update) (June 2020).

UNIADS: Impact of COVID-19 on mental health and quality of life of young key populations and young people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific (6/12).

UNICEF: Geneva Palais briefing note on the humanitarian situation for children in Yemen (6/12).