Community engagement can provide insights into how priority populations are experiencing the crisis and can help to identify community needs. In turn, this can guide interventions to reduce health and social inequities exacerbated during crises. The Community-Engaged Research During Health Crises handbook is a resource for researchers who wish to ethically engage with civil society organizations […]
By Julia Smith At last month’s UN High Level Meeting on Pandemic Preparedness, Marie-Claire Wangari from Women in Global Health noted, “Women have put their lives on the line to save us during the pandemic. We will not ask them now to return to gender inequality and business as usual.” During 2020 and 2021, while conducting research […]
27 October 2023 3pm BST/ 2pm GMT/ 10am EDT/ 4pm CEST All members welcome at the next Working Group Webinar! Our presentations this month include: Details of how to join the webinar will be circulated on the google list. If you would like to sign up to receive this information and to join the Working […]
Research on the COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the need for a more gender equitable approach to a vaccine response. As public health agencies around the world work to ensure that everyone has access to vaccines, risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) actors must recognize and address the different ways in which gender can impact vaccine […]
Intersectionality within a pandemic context recognizes that individuals experience the impacts of health emergencies differently due to the complex ways in which social identities intersect to reflect structural distribution of power. Findings from the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the different direct and indirect impacts on individuals across social categories. Structural discrimination associated with patriarchy, racism, classism, […]
Protect the health of pregnant people : Commit to the inclusion of pregnant people in clinical trials in the United States While nearly every pregnant person in the United States reports taking at least one medication during pregnancy, over two-thirds of clinical trials explicitly exclude enrollment of pregnant people. The results of clinical trials provide […]
The COVID-19 pandemic refocused the world to the lack of attention to gender gaps and gender-related vulnerabilities in the face of epidemics. However, while research dating back to the HIV/AIDS pandemic and earlier has documented what are the gaps and what needs to be done, there are fewer examples of tools on HOW to integrate […]
The webinar will take place on May 10, 2022, from 8:00 am – 9:30 am EST. All welcome register here! Major disruptions to global economic, social, and food systems have increased food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic and put at risk the health and wellbeing of millions of people around the world. The notable gender […]
Anyone hoping for a more peaceful year in 2022 will be sorely disappointed. All eyes are focused on Ukraine, while conflict and instability continue in Afghanistan, Myanmar and Ethiopia, among others. The IPCCC has just issued its most stark assessment about irreversible climate change to date, and the COVID pandemic is far from over. Although […]
As economies shut down, lockdowns are implemented and the world witnesses job losses for many, an unspoken and disastrous effect of the pandemic is on the rise globally: child, early and forced marriages. Lynda Keeru reports back on a webinar by the Child, early and forced marriage Sub-Group which explored the issues further. A lot […]
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