COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.8

1st 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. It is a result of 2-2.5 hours of work and is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of evidence.This summary covers eight publications on the need to avoid COVID-19 stigma, future pandemic prevention, the economic and social consequences of responses to COVID-19 pandemic, a closer look at demand-side incentives for a vaccine, ensuring global access to COVID-19 vaccines, refugee and migrant health in the COVID-19 response, LSHTM’s collaboration with UK Government and Unilever to reach a billion people in global hand washing campaign, and distilling existing guidance to support COVID-19 R&D.This summary also covers global evidence on tracking COVID-19 cases, online course, and COVID-19 resource hubs that are accessible by the public.

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Suggested Citation

Millington, K.A. (2020). COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.8. K4D Evidence Summary. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.


1st April 2020


Continent: Africa, Global

Country: United Kingdom