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
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.
This report from l’Observatoire québécois des inégalités describes population groups in Quebec at increased risk of contracting COVID-19 due to low income, social isolation, inadequate housing and other systemic inequities.
This commentary article by Joan Benach offers a narrative description of systemic inequities as the cause of the pandemic. The author also offers equity-focused solutions to COVID-19 on a societal level.
This journal article from Rose et al. presents data from England indicating that insufficient income and ethnicity cause increased risk for COVID-19 mortality. The study is meant to inform the development of government control and recovery measures.
This webpage from the Association for Canadian Studies features an online network linking professionals across disciplines and sectors. It also includes an online library of resources to support those addressing the social and economic aspects of the COVID-19 crisis in Canada.
This journal article by Douglas, Katikireddi, Taulbut, McKee and McCartney discusses the economic, social isolation and other adverse effects of COVID-19 social distancing measures on groups who are vulnerable due to pre-existing inequities.