This briefing paper examines two previous epidemics in PNG and then describes the population and the movements of people who will carry the COVID-19 virus with them, to suggest how this epidemic will develop.
This Oxfam International briefing concedes that while it is understandable that national leaders are focused on tackling the current health crisis in their own countries, G20 countries must find the space for supporting other nations too, if humanity is to successfully beat this disease.
The coronavirus outbreak first presented early in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan, in Hubei Province. This paper argues that it appears as if the Chinese Communist Party will go to any lengths to deflect the blame for the deaths of people in...
While the UK Government has taken strong actions to support firms and some workers, this paper argues that further measures are needed to support children and their families.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has required unprecedented government action at an unprecedented pace. This discussion paper has been commissioned to provide rapid analysis and expertise to the UK government.
This fact sheet, in partnership with the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health, details the actions needed to protect people with disability and the disability support workforce during COVID-19, with a range of recommendations.
Governments are taking a wide range of measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker (OxCGRT) aims to track and compare government responses to the coronavirus outbreak worldwide. This resource will continue to be updated throughout the crisis.
The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world brings more than illness, death and economic chaos; it brings existential and ethical dilemmas about how to provide care for the elderly who are most at risk of contracting the virus and who are dying as a consequence. This...