In this blog, we describe some major global efforts that examine whether essential health services have been disrupted during the pandemic, summarize what they tell us, and highlight some of the remaining gaps in our understanding and knowledge.
CGD Policy Blogs
This blog outlines some recent evidence from Africa, and we present some thoughts on how lockdowns can be evaluated, using some of the Bradford Hill “criteria.”
Maternal Health Pandemic Response Act Proposes Concrete Actions to Improve Evidence, Outcomes, and Equity for Pregnant People
The US is facing growing concerns about how COVID-19 could negatively impact maternal health & exacerbate racial inequities in care and outcomes surrounding childbirth—but there's an opportunity for reform ahead.
This blog unveils a framework that can help policymakers move to a holistic COVID-19 response that accounts for the impacts of the pandemic and the measures implemented to fight it.