This editorial from Shervington and Richardson describes the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 due to racial inequities and socioeconomic disadvantage in the city of New Orleans. The authors use insight gained from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to explore the mental health effects of disasters, contextualizing recommendations to address population mental health during both the immediate crisis response and recovery phases.
This report from the Decent Work and Health Network (DWHN) discusses paid sick day gaps during COVID-19. It presents evidence to support principles associated with effective paid sick day legislation, including universality, payment, adequacy, permanence and accessibility.
This journal article from Peek et al. makes recommendations to address COVID-19 disparities among African Americans based on principles of public health and bioethics.
In this webinar from the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre at Ryerson University, panelists discuss how age and ageism have factored in to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers discuss how we can foster resilience individually to support seniors to be actors in social change during pandemic recovery.
This webinar will take place in English Social and cultural values are structural drivers of health inequities. Values shape our attitudes, beliefs and everyday decisions at the individual,…