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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Every Mother Counts has put together a consolidated list of information and resources related to the Coronavirus and maternal health.
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.