Worldwide, roughly 71 million refugees and people displaced within their own countries are potentially facing deprivation of basic health care, and the risk is further exacerbated by COVID-19. This op-ed outlines action for the global health community to take.
The mental health of frontline health workers has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, the most severe mental health effects are likely to come in the aftermath of it. We hear why it’s essential to be ready for an emerging mental health crisis.
Prioritizing prevention as part of a comprehensive national universal health coverage response can help avoid the financial and human cost that NCDs and other health issues have on people, communities, health systems, and economies. NCD Alliance explains.
Ahead of this week's WHO Global Dialogue on Partnerships for Sustainable Financing of NCD Prevention and Control, NCD Alliance CEO Katie Dain says there must be emphasis on exploring new financing streams to implement national responses to noncommunicable diseases — including blended finance, public-private partnerships, pooled funding structures, and innovative financing mechanisms.