Type: Awareness material

IOM Policy Paper on Cross-border mobility and COVID-19

Further to the UN Secretary General Brief focused on COVID-19 and People on the Move, we are pleased to bring to your attention the Policy Paper issued by IOM on ‘Cross-border mobility amid and post COVID-19’.   Based on a review of presently available evidence on migration and health-related impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the brief encompasses the short and medium term challenges and selected solutions for human mobility; possible and preferred scenarios for promoting coordinated and ‘healthy’ reopening of borders and lifting of travel restrictions, and longer term recommendations for migration and health policies in …

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Global advisory Panel, Webinars on Blood donation in context of COVID-19

Convalescent Plasma: Update on clinical research and current guidance, risk management of programs presented by Global advisory Panel (60 minutes;includes 15 min Q&A), Monday 26th October 6:30am GMT / 7:30am CET and a repeat on Wednesday 28th October 12:30pm GMT / 1:30pm CET.  Voluntary Non- Renumerated Blood Donation (VNRBD): Modifying donor strategies during the different phases of disasters: COVID-19 case study presented by …

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Webinar: Innovating for a sustainable, voluntary blood supply

Join the conversation to learn more about the importance of a voluntary, safe blood supply and the lessons learned in combating blood shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic. بادر بالانضمام إلى المحادثة للتعرف على المزيد عن أهمية الإمداد الطوعي الآمن بالدم والدروس المستفادة من التصدي لنقص الدم أثناء تفشي جائحة فيروس كورونا (كوفيد-١٩ Rejoignez la conversation …

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Programmatic Guidance for Sexual and Reproductive health in humanitarian and fragile settings during COVID-19 (IAWG)

Programmatic Guidance for Sexual and Reproductive health in humanitarian and fragile settings during COVID-19. The goal of this guidance is to raise awareness of the maintenance of essential preventive, promotive, and curative sexual and reproductive health services in fragile and humanitarian settings during the COVID-19 epidemic threat and outbreak period. Developed by the Inter-Agency Working …

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COVID-19 Technical Brief for Maternity Services- UNFPA

The impact on acute care services in settings with under-resourced health systems is likely to be substantial during COVID-19 impact. Maternity services should continue to be prioritized as an essential core health service, and other sexual and reproductive health care such as family planning, emergency contraception, treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, post-abortion care and where …

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