COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.19

16th April 2020
Author: Kerry Millington

This daily COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary is to signpost DFID and other UK government departments to the latest relevant evidence and discourse on COVID-19 to inform and support their response. This summary is a result of 3 hours of work and is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of evidence. This summary covers 13 publications on Equity-focused approaches to learning loss during COVID-19, advocacy and action by people with disabilities about COVID-19, clinical case series of COVID-19 in patients with HIV, Smell and taste dysfunction in patients with COVID-19, Enteric involvement in hospitalized patients with COVDI-19 outside Wuhan, Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, How is COVID-19 affecting malaria programs?, Countries facing COVID-19 debt need flexible financing, How will COVID-19 transform global health and development?, Mobile applications to support contact tracing in the EU’s fight against COVID-19: Common EU Toolbox for Member States version 1.0, Apple and Google are working together on technology for coronavirus contact tracing, How social protection can help countries cope with COVID-19, Social Protection and Jobs Responses to COVID-19: A real-time review of country measures. This summary also covers online learning and events, tracking dashboards and resource hubs that are accessible by the public.

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Millington, K.A. (2020). COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.19. K4D Evidence Summary. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.


16th April 2020


Continent: Global

Country: China