Videos and podcasts for health workers and the public to address common questions about COVID-19 vaccines.
Global response to COVID-19 pandemic has inadvertently undermined the achievement of existing public health priorities and laregely overlooked local context. Recent evidence suggests that this will cause additional maternal and childhood mortality and morbidity especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This paper explores the contextual factors influencing maternal, neonatal and children health (MNCH) care in […]
As the COVID-19 vaccination programme starts to be rolled out, many young women are hesitant to accept the vaccine, citing concerns about fertility. Meanwhile, those offered the vaccine during pregnancy must decide whether they will accept, even though pregnant people were excluded from the clinical trials. Data on accidental pregnancies that occurred during the trials […]
TrialX talked to reproductive endocrinologist & virologist Dr Cindy Duke of Nevada Fertility Institute to get answers to common questions and clear the air around myths related to use of COVID-19 vaccines in women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to conceive naturally/via ART, and dig deeper into why the CDC quotes “they are unlikely […]
Now more than ever, women who are pregnant or are thinking of becoming pregnant will need to make decisions about getting a vaccine In this Impact Factor episode, Dr F. Perry Wilson of the Yale School of Medicine, discusses new hard data on the risks of COVID-19 in pregnancy.
Covid-19 has unexpectedly placed nurses on the centre stage of health care services across the globe adding significant stress to an already demanding job. This article reflects on the challenges and needs this crisis creates for nurses and provides resources for the care of nursing staff.
Continued provision of essential sexual and reproductive health services remains critical during the global response to the pandemic. IAWG members and partners are producing clinical and programmatic guidance, assessments, policy papers, and statements to ensure continued prioritization of sexual and reproductive health and rights throughout COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings, and to bring a gender […]
The health, economic, and social impacts of COVID-19 are felt worldwide and most critically by those who are at risk of exposure, severe forms of illness, mortality, and those facing the brunt of the economic downturn. There is a risk that existing inequalities in maternal and reproductive health outcomes will be exacerbated, if we don’t […]
Around the world, life is often more difficult for adolescent girls. During a pandemic, it can be downright dangerous. Adolescent sexual and reproductive health services — as well as measures to respond to gender-based violence — should be designated as “essential” health services.