COVID-19 & NCDI Poverty
Redesigning Care, Protecting the Vulnerable
The COVID-19 pandemic poses an economic and biological threat to people doubly afflicted by extreme poverty and severe NCDs and injuries (NCDI Poverty). The NCD Synergies Program and our family of organizations have issued a statement outlining the four strategies we are pursuing to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on these vulnerable populations.
Innovative approaches for protecting people living with severe NCDs in extreme poverty during COVID-19
June 23, 2020
National NCDI Poverty Commissions across sub-Saharan Africa have developed innovative approaches to protecting people with severe NCDs in settings of extreme poverty during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Countries invited to establish national NCDI Poverty Commissions or to implement PEN-Plus services for severe NCDs
April 08, 2020
The Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission secretariat have issued two RFIs: a Request for Applications (RFA) for countries interested in establishing National NCDI Poverty Commissions and a Request for Interest (RFI) for countries that would like support in implementing integrated PEN-Plus services for severe, chronic NCDs.
April 07, 2020
This statement, on behalf of the Program in Global NCDs and Social Change at Harvard Medical School, the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham & Women's Hospital, and the NCD Synergies project at Partners In Health, reflects the priorities of our work in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.