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A COVID-19 isolation and treatment center in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh (Sonali Chakma / Save the Children)

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…
Liberian scientists and community members discuss zoonotic disease risk reduction, including tips on living safely with bats. (Image credit: Catherine Machalaba / EcoHealth Alliance)

Operationalizing One Health to Support Humanitarian Sector Outbreak Response

April 16, 2021 | 08:00-09:00 Washington (GMT-4) // 13:00-14:00…
Josephine, 9 years old, walking with her mother Celina in Lodwar, Kenya. (Image credit: Allan Gichigi / Save the Children)

Introducing Guidance for Alternative Care Provision during COVID-19

Jan. 27, Jan. 28, and Feb. 2, 2021: READY and Child Protection…
Detail from COVID-19: Global Risk Communication and Community Engagement Strategy. Image © UNICEF/UN0222204/BrownUNICEF/UN0222204/Brown

COVID-19 Global Risk Communication and Community Engagement Strategy

December 2020 - May 2021 | Global strategy reflecting the latest…
Distributing kits to hospitals as part of the Coronavirus pandemic response in DRC. May, 7, 2020. (Christian Mutombo / Save the Children)

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…

Internews: Global Rumour Bulletin

December 2020 | Internews: Global Rumour Bulletin From Internews:…
A health worker vaccinates a baby - MHC, Burao, Somalia. Image credit: Mustafa Saeed / Save the Children

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

Speakers: Prof. Heidi Larson, LSHTM; Colette Selman, Gavi; Dr.…
Zenebech,* mother of three, with her youngest child at an emergency food assistance gathering in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in August, 2020. (Misak Workneh / Save the Children)

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

November 2020 | Adaptations, Successes, Challenges, and Next…
Zenebech,* mother of three, with her youngest child at an emergency food assistance gathering in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in August, 2020. (Misak Workneh / Save the Children)
Noor* with her son Hssain*, two and a half years-old (Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh). Image credit: GMB Akash / Panos Pictures / Save the Children