This commentary article by Silverman et al. explores the ethics of school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes data indicating significant negative long-term effects for students from families who live with inequities.
This report from the Menzies Centre for Health Governance in Australia undertakes a qualitative assessment of the potential risks and opportunities related to health equity within government policy responses to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic across sectors.
The structural and social determinants of the racial/ethnic disparities in the U.S. COVID-19 pandemic: What’s our role?
This article from Thakur et al. examines structural violence and racism as structural determinants of health impacting COVID-19 patients, and proposes three critical areas for action including occupation, data, and healthcare access.
This commentary article by Marmot and Allen argues that the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and exacerbated the health inequalities that exist in the UK.
This article from Lemke and Lemke analyses the how socioeconomic factors influence personal mitigation behaviours for COVID-19 including handwashing, mask-wearing, and social distancing.
Inequality and the coronavirus: Socioeconomic covariates of behavioral responses and viral outcomes across US counties
This working paper from Brown and Ravallion explores the relationship among socioeconomic inequalities such as age, race and income with COVID-19 behavioural responses, transmission risk, virus spread and mortality.
This report from Public Health Ontario provides a rapid review of evidence related to the relationship between the social determinants of health and the unequal economic and social burden of COVID-19.
COVID-19: Where to find quality information: Psychosocial and mental health impact/ health promotion/ health equity
This living resource repository from the International Union of Health Promotion and Education (an English-language website with resources in both English and French) provides links to other public health organizations and equity documents related to COVID-19.
This resource repository from The Upstream Lab provides links to resources including a guide to providing social care during COVID-19 and links to socioeconomic supports. It also features resources related to health inequities and COVID-19.
This report from Vibrant Communities and the Tamarack Institute describes community-based initiatives to meet community needs related to inequities in housing, food, access to services and other social determinants of health during COVID-19.