Entries by Ellena Williams

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights during Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Operational Guidance for Humanitarian and Fragile Settings

The purpose of the “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights during Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Operational Guidance for Humanitarian and Fragile Settings” is to provide practical advice for health staff undertaking infectious disease preparedness and response activities to ensure that the sexual and reproductive (SRH) needs of the population are met when an outbreak occurs. It […]

Community-based surveillance of infectious diseases: a systematic review of drivers of success

In 2021, the World Health Organization published a report detailing the evidence gaps and research priorities around community-centered approaches to health emergencies. In response, the READY initiative carried out a systematic review and narrative synthesis of the evidence describing the drivers of success of community-based surveillance systems. Read the article on BMJ Global Health.   […]

Protection in Outbreaks Resource Package

The Protection in Outbreaks (PiO) resource package is part of the Integrated Health and Protection Outbreak Response toolkit, and aims to equip frontline protection and health service providers with tools and guidance on how to mitigate protection risks, respond to protection needs, and ensure inclusion of marginalized groups in outbreak responses. As an active member of the PiO Steering Committee, READY […]

Child Protection in Outbreaks: Mini-Guides

In 2021, READY supported the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action with the creation of four mini-guides for child protection during outbreaks. Mini Guide #1 – Child Protection in Outbreaks: Adapting Child Protection Programming in Infectious Disease Outbreaks Mini Guide #2– Child Protection in Outbreaks: Advocating for the Centrality of Children and their Protection […]