The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ 2020 Alternative Federal Budget Recovery Plan takes a health-in-all-policies approach to planning for a just recovery from COVID-19. The plan outlines concrete plans for a caring economy, income support, healthier
Resources on health equity in the context of COVID-19 and disproportionate outcomes for marginalized groups
This resource repository from the US National Academy of Medicine offers resources from the Academy’s medical member organizations on the relationship of health equity to disproportionate outcomes of COVID-19, with particular attention to the impacts of structural racism.
This webinar from the Region 2 Public Health Center discusses the impact of structural racism, gender, income and health disparities on COVID-19. It also includes actions to address disparities and reduce barriers.
This web page from PolicyLink outlines five equity principles for re-building an equitable economy for COVID-19 recovery, a set of actions to support these principles, and additional commentary on the implications of COVID-19 for racialized groups.
This virtual Q&A and accompanying transcript text from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health addresses questions about exposure, social factors, housing, public health care and other disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on racialized people.
This report from the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) and YWCA Canada provides intersectoral data on the gendered impact of COVID-19 related to class, race, immigration status, violence, and type of work, and highlights policy recommendations to consider in Canada's recovery plan.
The unequal toll of COVID-19 mortality by age in the United States: Quantifying racial/ethnic disparities
This article from Bassett et al. presents data to support the importance of reporting on age-specific mortality rates to identify racial and ethnic disparities of COVID19 rates in the US.
This policy platform, designed by Human Impact Partners (HIP), highlights policy ideas that were generated by grassroot organizations, with the aim of establishing public health interventions led by communities most impacted by these inequities (e.g., Black, Indigenous and Latinx communities). Although written in the U.S. context, this document can inform policy interventions related to COVID-19 response and recovery in Canada.
This article from Williams and Cooper highlights racial disparities of Covid-19 related to healthcare access and other health inequities.
This video from Global News provides an overview of the importance of collecting and reporting race-based data to guide strategies to address disparities in COVID-19.