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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 […]

Coming Soon: Four New Webinars

The following topics (subject to change) are planned for the COVID-19 & Humanitarian Settings: Exploring the Controversial Issues series: Wed, October 14 | 0800-0900 EST —“Why is COVID-19 NOT transmitting in humanitarian settings as expected…or is it?” Wed, November 11 |  0800-0900 EST—“Which health services in humanitarian settings should we NOT provide during COVID-19?” Wed, […]

COVID-19 Communication Network

The COVID-19 Communication Network (CCN) curates high-quality communication materials, tools, and resources from global partners to address the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. A project of READY consortium member the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, the CCN is intended primarily for social and behavior change (SBC) and risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) professionals, but is available […]

COVID-19 Humanitarian

Produced by READY consortium member the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health, COVID-19 Humanitarian “promotes the exchange of field-based COVID-19 program adaptations and innovations, facilitating learning among organizations in different sectors and contexts.” The site curates technical guidelines and operational field experiences from humanitarian actors in various settings. COVID-19 Humanitarian’s collection includes: A framework for […]