By Fiona Samuels (Overseas Development Institute), Ana B. Amaya (Pace University and UNU-CRIS) and Dina Balabanova (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
In this blog series we are giving a voice to practitioners, implementers and policy-makers involved in national COVID-19 responses in low- and middle-income…
What measures were effective in previous pandemics?
Can we anticipate the impacts of COVID-19 on nutrition, mental health and other health issues in order to address them proactively?
What is health systems resilience and does it explain why some countries are combatting COVID-19 more effectively?
These and other…
By Richard Coker (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
An epidemiological tsunami is sweeping the world. The most vulnerable will succumb directly from infection and, often forgotten, indirectly from being unable to access health care services. As this pandemic unfolds, it may be difficult to see any positive consequences…
By Prashant Yadav
The risk of a flu pandemic is amongst the top global risks today. Scientists and public health experts seem to agree that it is a question of ‘when’ and not ‘if’ it happens. It has been nearly 100 years since the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918, which…