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.
COVID explained to children and young people, turning scientific and complex content into digestible information.
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted women’s reproductive health in many ways and in all likelihood will continue to do so for years to come. In the midst of the madness, experts from two leading reproductive health businesses weigh in with their thoughts on how COVID-19 has altered the landscape for women, aspiring parents, and babies […]
This webinar focused on the impact of the coronavirus on mental health in the US. The speakers discussed increases in anxiety as well as give general advice for self-care and advice for LGBTQ youth on coping with stress during the COVID-19 crisis. This webinar is intended for patient advocacy group representatives, patients, caregivers, and other […]
The International Children’s Advisory Network (iCAN), a worldwide consortium of children’s advisory groups, has put together a COVID-19 resource hub for their youth members and families. Watch videos from kids on how routine medical care is different for them during COVID-19 and one that shares her COVID-19 experience. Also hear from kids on some things they […]
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 […]