COVID-19 - Information

  • A Health Impact Assessment of the 'Staying at Home and Social Distancing Policy' in Wales in response to COVID-19 pandemic. The executive summary provides an overview of the potential health and well-being impacts of the 'Staying at Home and Social Distancing Policy' (also commonly referred to as ‘Lockdown’) on the population of Wales in the short, medium and long term: Read more here 
  • A major report on the complex and long-standing factors contributing to the disproportionate impact coronavirus is having on Wales’ black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. This report by the BAME Covid-19 expert advisory group makes more than 30 recommendations to the Welsh Government to address the socio-economic and environmental risks it highlights: Read more here 
  • An unsafe distance - Rapid Needs Assessment by Doctors of the World shows excluded groups are being left behind in the UK’s COVID-19 response as control measures amplify existing health inequalities and put life-saving advice and care further out of reach: Read more here
    A report published by the University of Birmingham on SGBV and the impact of COVID-19: Read more here

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