Entries by READY

COVID-19 Vaccines for Marginalized Populations: Risk Communication and Community Engagement

October 21, 2021 | Spotlight on Indigenous Populations and Refugees | 9:30-10:30am EST Register in advance for this 1-hour webinar Featuring stakeholders from select countries, this webinar will focus on local approaches to COVID-19 vaccine access and acceptance among hard-to-reach indigenous populations and refugees. It is organized by UNHCR, IFRC, UNICEF, IOM, and the READY […]

Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccines for Marginalised Populations

This inter-agency guidance document (2.5MB .pdf) aims to supplement the COVAX demand creation package for COVID-19 vaccines, adding key considerations for humanitarian contexts and marginalized populations with specific access and communication needs. This document has two primary parts: Part 1 focuses on general considerations related to RCCE and advocacy for equitable COVID-19 access for marginalized […]

Strengthening frontline public health services during COVID-19: Introducing innovative IYCF tools for health and nutrition workers

May 25, 2021 | Introducing innovative IYCF tools for health and nutrition workers The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global emergency affecting almost every country in the world with millions of cases and deaths. Research findings show that there have been disruptions and reductions in key maternal and child health services in many countries due […]

Guidance for Alternative Care Provision during COVID-19

This interagency document (introduced in a READY featured webinar series) provides practical guidance to actors in humanitarian and development contexts on the adaptations and considerations needed to support children who are either currently in alternative care or are going into an alternative care placement during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is currently available in English and […]

Integrating Technical Sectors in a COVID-19 Response: A framework and expert panel discussion

May 6, 2021 | Speakers: Maria Tsolka, Kathryn Bertram, Lori Murray This webinar is part of READY’s roll-out of the new Integrated Framework for Isolation and Quarantine as Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions Against COVID-19. The webinar explained how the tool can be used and featured experts discussing some of the challenges and solutions to integrated programming. READY’s Sexual […]

Operationalizing One Health to Support Humanitarian Sector Outbreak Response

April 16, 2021 | 08:00-09:00 Washington (GMT-4) // 13:00-14:00 London (GMT+1) | Speakers: Dr. Catherine Malachaba, EcoHealth Alliance; Dr. William Karesh, EcoHealth Alliance; Dr. Katherine Newell, Save the Children; Emma Diggle, Save the Children Please note: Due to a technical error, this recording is missing the first ten minutes of the webinar. | View presentation […]

Wellbeing in Infectious Disease Outbreaks (Save the Children UK)

This collection of short videos (only 3–4 minutes each) is intended to support staff, managers, and people in areas with infectious disease outbreaks. Video topics include “Wellbeing for Staff”, “Wellbeing for Managers,” “Wellbeing, Burnout, and Resilience,” and “Psychosocial Support.”    

Introducing Guidance for Alternative Care Provision during COVID-19

Jan. 27, Jan. 28, and Feb. 2, 2021: READY and Child Protection Advisors Lauren Murray and Rebecca Smith hosted 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 Protection in […]

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 […]

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 […]