Entries by READY

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) Infographic Series

In 2021, the Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE) Core Group published the Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) infographic series to assist in implementing specific actions and recommendations within the Operational Guidance on IYCF-E. In recent months, READY has supported the IFE Core Group to translate the two of the infographics into Spanish, […]

Maternal and Newborn Health Service Disruption during COVID-19: A Literature Review

In 2021, the READY initiative and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) conducted a literature review summarizing available evidence on the utilization of maternal and newborn services in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) during COVID-19. This report presents the key findings and recommendations from this review. Download: Maternal and Newborn Health Service […]

Ethics: Key questions to ask when facing dilemmas during COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings

April 13, 2022 | 9:00am EST / 15:00 CET The World Health Organization’s Global Health Cluster COVID-19 Task Team with support from the READY initiative presented this webinar on ethical dilemmas during the COVID-19 pandemic. The session, moderated by the Global Health Cluster’s Donatella Massai, refers to a new Global Health Cluster tool, “Ethics: Key […]

Child Protection and Health Sector Collaboration in Infectious Disease Outbreaks

READY undertook a series of stakeholder consultations to examine key challenges, best practices, and successes of integrated Child Protection and Health programming during the current pandemic and past epidemics and outbreaks. The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on children, and the lessons learned from it so far led READY and its strategic partners to prioritize […]

Initial Food Security Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak: Survey Findings

As part of an integrated effort to support humanitarian actors responding to major disease outbreaks, READY sought to better understand the experience of these actors during the first months of COVID-19 in selecting and utilizing transfer modalities (such as cash, vouchers, or direct food assistance) for food security. This report presents key findings from READY’s […]

Demystifying Integration in Outbreak Response: Health and Child Protection—Successes, Challenges, and Action in Cox’s Bazar and DRC

March 29, 2022 | 8:00am EST / 13:00 BST (GMT/UTC +1) Featuring global and country-level Health and Child Protection experts, this webinar focused on the integration and collaboration between Health and Child Protection actors during infectious disease outbreaks in humanitarian settings. Panelists discussed how the Health and Child Protection sectors in Cox’s Bazar and DRC […]

RCCE Toolkit

First published in May 2020, READY’s COVID-19 Risk Communication and Community Engagement Toolkit (“RCCE Toolkit”) offers non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other humanitarian response actors a suite of guidance and tools they can use to rapidly plan and integrate Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) into their COVID-19 response.

Barriers to Gender Based Violence Health Services in Humanitarian Settings during the COVID-19 Response

February 9, 2022 | 13:30 – 14:30 (Geneva, GMT +1) The Global Health Cluster and the READY Initiative hosted this one-hour webinar to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender-based violence (GBV) health services in humanitarian settings. The webinar shared findings and recommendations from the desk review of the same name (view/download the […]

Desk Review: COVID-19 and Gender-Based Violence

From the WHO’s Global Health Cluster (GHC) COVID-19 Task Team: This desk review, led by READY, summarizes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender-based violence (GBV) health-related services in Bangladesh (Cox’s Bazar), Iraq, and northern Nigeria. The report includes: An overview of the impact of COVID-19 on GBV health-related services, common barriers to services, […]