This report from the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development summarizes responses from a survey of academics and practitioners on vulnerable groups affected by COVID-19. It also examines policy responses currently in place and the gendered dimensions of policies to encourage policy responses that are more sensitive to the needs of vulnerable groups.
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This webinar from the Canadian Public Health Association explores the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on immigrants and refugees in Canada. It highlights risk factors such as poverty, language barriers, fear of deportation, poor health literacy, racism/discrimination, occupational exposures and poor housing conditions.
This report from the African-Canadian Civic Engagement Council and Innovative Research Group presents the results of a research study exploring perceptions of Black Canadians about the health and economic impacts of COVID-19, demonstrating poorer health outcomes, greater occupational exposure and greater financial impact of COVID-19 for Black Canadians.
COVID-19 in immigrants, refugees and other newcomers in Ontario: Characteristics of those tested and those confirmed positive, as of June 13, 2020
This report from ICES (formerly the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences) examines COVID-19 testing rates and test positivity for immigrants and refugees in Ontario up to June 13, 2020. Their results demonstrate a higher impact on those living in lower-income areas with high proportions of both immigrants and racialized populations.
This webinar from the World Health Organization focuses on the importance of social participation and investing in mechanisms to dialogue with people and communities in relation to COVID-19. More specifically, it explores these topics as they relate to strengthening emergency responses.