COVID-19 has placed enormous pressure on leaders to mount an effective emergency response to protect their citizens, all while maintaining access to essential health services. Find out how Options is supporting national pandemic responses.
As the novel Covid-19 virus spreads across the globe, countries with particularly fragile health systems can take five steps to overcome the challenge of responding to the pandemic and continuing to provide vital services.
Nepal's COVID-19 lockdown is putting women and girls at greater risk of gender-based violence. But international and national spotlight on the issue is an opportunity to make lasting improvements to the systems that were designed to protect them.