During this era of COVID-19, older people and those with underlying health conditions have been considered most at risk of developing severe illness and death. However, there are other exposed populations, including pregnant women, who may also be susceptible to increased medical and social risks, as we have seen with previous disease outbreaks. This article discusses the […]
COVID-19 has raised a plethora of ethical issues – from prevention and containment, to cure and management. Join leading experts to discuss these issues in a Bioethics Interest Group (BIG) webinar series focused on COVID-19 ethical considerations. Hosted by the Office of Research Excellence and moderated by Adnan Hyder, Senior Associate Dean for Research, these […]
Women Deliver, together with its partners, has been working with leaders and mobilisers across the globe to outline key actions that civil society, governments, the private sector, and multilateral organisations should take to address the gendered dimensions of the COVID-19 crisis. Recommendations range from better data utilisation to health, social, and economic investments.
This UNFPA publication outlines how disease outbreaks such as the COVID-19 pandemic affect women and men differently and calls for more protection of their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Ongoing lockdowns and major disruptions to health services during the COVID-19 pandemic could result in seven million unintended pregnancies in the coming months, according to data released by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners.
WomenHeart, the American coalition for women with heart disease, is developing informative webinars and videos from medical experts and Champions sharing what people with heart disease need to know about COVID-19.
Every Mother Counts has put together a consolidated list of information and resources related to the Coronavirus and maternal health.
In this article, nurse practitioners teacher Roberta Heale calls for continued provision of resources and staffing during the post-pandemic period as she outlines the many collateral health effects that the COVID-19 pandemic will have on care of non-COVID-19 conditions such as chronic diseases and mental illnesses.
In this article, Harvard Medical School experts answer frequently asked questions from expecting mothers.
Women, pregnant or not, and adolescent girls are significantly affected by the disruptions brought to the health care system. Finding ways to continue to support the health of girls and women, even within strained health care and social systems must remain a top priority. An opinion piece and call for collective actions by Mandana Arabi, Vice President, […]