Blogs, Statements, Newsletter Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Amnesty International: Sub-Saharan Africa: Government responses to COVID-19 should guarantee the protection of women and girls’ rights (5/7).

FT Health: We’re not all in this together
Andrew Jack, global education editor, and Darren Dodd, health newsletter writer, both with the Financial Times (5/6).

Global Observatory: Will Lessons from Cholera in Haiti Be Applied to COVID-19?
Adam R. Houston, PhD candidate in the faculty of Law and Member of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) at the University of Ottawa, and Beatrice Lindstrom, clinical instructor in the International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School (5/6).

IMF: Fiscal Policies for the Recovery from COVID-19
Vito Gaspar, director of the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department (5/6).

Médecins Sans Frontières: Managing people’s fear and misinformation amid COVID-19 in DRC (5/6).

Save the Children: Partnership in the Face of Pandemics
Ariane McCabe, director of Global Health and Public Affairs with GSK Vaccines, and Claire Leonie Ward, health advocacy adviser at Save the Children U.K. (5/7).

Science Speaks: Lockdowns due to COVID-19 projected to stall TB detection and treatment leading to increased incidence, deaths globally over next five years
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer at Science Speaks (5/6).

UNAIDS: United Nations in South Africa launches US$ 136 million COVID-19 flash appeal (5/7).

UNAIDS: UNAIDS urges countries to stay focused on HIV prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic (5/6).

UNICEF: Pregnant mothers and babies born during COVID-19 pandemic threatened by strained health systems and disruptions in services (5/7).

U.N. Dispatch: Routine Immunization is More Important than Ever
Mark Leon Goldberg, executive editor of U.N. Dispatch (5/6).

World Economic Forum: Colombia’s former president says COVID-19 shows the importance of listening to indigenous peoples on how we treat the planet
Juan Manuel Santos, Conservation International Arnhold Distinguished Fellow and former president of Colombia (5/7).

World Economic Forum: COVID-19 reveals gaps in health systems: WHO Briefing
Linda Lacina, digital editor at the World Economic Forum (5/6).