Discrimination, Stigma and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered social stigma and discriminatory behaviour against persons who have contracted the COVID-19 virus, those who have been in contact with such persons, as well as any person who has been perceived to have come in contact with the virus. As part of an anti-stigma campaign, this Public Service Announcement sung by Chrystal Cummins-Beckles from Barbados, was produced.

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    WHO Vaccine Equity Information Page

    This page, on the World Health Organization’s website, explains that we need to prioritize vaccinating higher risk people and health care workers in middle to low-income countries in order to save as many lives as possible and to end the pandemic.

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      Gender Equity and the COVID-19 Community Health Response Webinar

      This webinar was held on June 18, 2020 and was sponsored by Last Mile Health.

      During the webinar, the panelists discuss the importance of integrating gender equity into the community health COVID-19 pandemic response. Panelists also share insights and experiences related to reducing the gender gap through data, CHW programming, policy integration, and broader empowerment efforts. Additionally, the speakers outline what this looks like in practice and how they are working to reduce the gender gap in the context of COVID-19 response.

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