In an effort to flatten the curve and promote containment of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), safety precautions, including stay at home measures, have been enacted. However, several members of the lower-waged workforce, such as healthcare support staff, bus drivers, and sanitation workers, referred to collectively as “essential” workers, were deemed exempt from such policies; over… Read more »
Monthly Archives: July 2020
Timely progress in identifying ways to strengthen health research systems comes in an age of COVID-19
Strengthening National Health Research Systems has long been a goal of WHO. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic adds additional urgency. To accompany the recent article in Health Research Policy and Systems, in this blog Prof Steve Hanney discusses how synthesizing international evidence can be used to strengthen National Health Research Systems.