Entries by READY

COVID-19 Global Risk Communication and Community Engagement Strategy

December 2020 – May 2021 | Global strategy reflecting the latest changes in context and knowledge From the RCCE Collective Service: “The first COVID-19 global risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) strategy was published in March 2020. Since then, our knowledge about the disease has greatly increased, as has our understanding of how people are […]

Introducing Guidance for Alternative Care Provision during COVID-19

Coming Jan. 27, Jan. 28, and Feb. 2, 2021: Join READY and Child Protection Advisors Lauren Murray and Rebecca Smith for two child protection webinars, introducing health practitioners and policy makers to the newly developed Guidance for Alternative Care Provision during COVID-19, coordinated by the Better Care Network, Save the Children, The Alliance for Child […]

How have COVID-19 and commitments to decolonize aid accelerated power shifts within the humanitarian sector (or not)?

Speakers: Laura Cardinal, READY; Dr. Jemilah binti Mahmood, Mercy Malaysia / IFRC; Corinne Delphine N’Daw, Oxfam; Su’ad Jarbawi, IRC; Sonia Walia, USAID/Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance Over the past year, COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, and social justice movements around the globe have forced the humanitarian sector to reckon with how it delivers aid. Progress toward the […]

Internews: Global Rumour Bulletin

December 2020 | Internews: Global Rumour Bulletin From Internews: “This report analyses COVID-19-related rumours circulating in 7 countries impacted by humanitarian crisis and then provides recommended actions for humanitarian, health and media organizations to improve risk communication efforts and disseminate more accurate and actionable information that responds to community questions and concerns. Download | Internews: […]

Will the COVID-19 vaccine ever reach forcibly displaced populations?

Speakers: Prof. Heidi Larson, LSHTM; Colette Selman, Gavi; Dr. Morseda Chowdhury, BRAC; Dr. Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija, Former Chief Humanitarian Coordinator, Nigeria; Dr. Joanne Liu, University of Montreal and former International President of MSF Efforts are underway to accelerate the development and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine, with the emphasis so far being on highlighting equity in […]

Maternal, Newborn, and Reproductive Health in Emergencies (MNRHiE) and COVID-19

November 2020 | Adaptations, Successes, Challenges, and Next Steps: An Expert Consultation This report presents key findings and recommendations from a series of four discussion-based expert consultation workshops. These consultations—organized by the READY initiative and the Inter Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in crises (IAWG)—brought Maternal, Newborn, and Reproductive Health and infectious disease stakeholders […]

Maternal, Newborn, and Reproductive Health in Emergencies (MNRHiE) and COVID-19: Successes, Challenges, and Next Steps

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 0800-0900 Washington/1300-1400 London | Panelists: Alice Janvrin, Independent Consultant; Ashley Wolfington, Global Health Consultant; Shehu Nanfwang Dasigit, IRC Sierra Leone; Donatella Massai, Lead Technical Advisor, READY Subscribe to READY updates to receive future webinar announcements | View/download the expert consultation report discussed in this webinar The health, economic, and social […]

Which Health Services in Humanitarian Settings should we NOT provide during COVID-19?

Speakers: Prof. Karl Blanchet, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies; Dr. Esperanza Martinez, ICRC; Dr. Teri Reynolds, WHO; Dr. Apostolos Veizis, MSF-Greece; Prof. Kjell Johansson, Univ. of Bergen COVID-19 creates unprecedented disruptions in the delivery of routine healthcare. It is crucial to ensure continued access to essential non-COVID-19 healthcare. But which health interventions should be considered […]