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  • K4D’s Work on the Indirect Impacts of COVID-19 in Low- and Middle- Income Countries 

    Quak, Evert-Jan (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-06-30)
    This report is not an in-depth nor exhaustive analysis of the many indirect impacts of the pandemic on LMICs. The content is purely based on the requests from FCDO to the K4D services on this topic, and as such can only ...
  • Protecting and Promoting Systems for Essential Health Services During Rollout of COVID-19 Tools 

    Millington, Kerry A. (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05-18)
    Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous negative impact on economies of most countries around the world. COVID-19 has disrupted the ability of health systems to deliver on essential health services and has ...
  • How Can Middle-income Countries Improve Their Skills Systems Post- COVID-19? 

    Herbert, George (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02-23)
    Vocational training systems in middle-income countries are going to face multiple challenges in the post-COVID era, notably, challenges related to (1) automation; (2) the transition to a green economy, and (3) demographic ...
  • Covid-19 Impact on Employment and Skills for the Labour Market 

    Enfield, Sue (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02)
    This literature review draws from academic and grey literature, published largely as institutional reports and blogs. Most information found considered global impacts on employment and the labour market with the particular ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.122 

    Piotrowski, Helen (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05-10)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
  • COVID-19, Global Value Chains, and the Impact on Gender: Evidence from the Garment and Electronics Sectors in Asia 

    MacDonald, Keir (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-05)
    This report analyses the impact of COVID-19 on women in the global garment and electronics value chains, with a focus on women working in production in Asia. Building on a previous K4D assessment of COVID-19 and its ...
  • The Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Colombia 

    Bolton, Laura (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02-26)
    Available data provide a picture for the macro-economy of Colombia, agriculture, and infrastructure. Recent data on trends on public procurement were difficult to find within the scope of this rapid review. In 2020, ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.121 

    Piotrowski, Helen (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-04-26)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
  • Areas and Population Groups in Pakistan Most Exposed to Combined Effects of Climate Change, Food Insecurity and COVID-19 

    Idris, Iffat (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-08)
    There are strong interlinkages between the effects of climate change and natural disasters in Pakistan, food insecurity, and exposure to COVID-19. Areas/groups at risk of one will often be at risk of the others as well, ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.120 

    Piotrowski, Helen (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-04-19)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.119 

    Piotrowski, Helen (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-04-12)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.118 

    Piotrowski, Helen (IDS, 2021-03-29)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.117 

    Millington, Kerry (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-22)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
  • COVID-19, Governance, and Conflict: Emerging Impacts and Future Evidence Needs 

    Herbert, Siân; Marquette, Heather (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03)
    This paper reviews emerging evidence of the impact of COVID-19 on governance and conflict, using a “governance and conflict first” approach in contrast to other research and synthesis on COVID-19 in the social sciences ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.116 

    Millington, Kerry (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-15)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
  • Economic Impact of Local Vaccine Manufacturing 

    Tull, Kerina (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02-23)
    Over a period of time, a tier of mostly middle-income developing countries has developed a considerable pharmaceutical and vaccine production capacity. However, outcomes have not always been positive for domestic manufacturers ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.115 

    Millington, Kerry (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-08)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...
  • Covid-19, Conflict, and Governance Evidence Summary No.30 

    Herbert, Sian (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02-26)
    This fortnightly Covid-19 (C19), Conflict, and Governance Evidence Summary aims to signpost the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and other UK government departments to the latest evidence and opinions ...
  • Social Inclusion and Immunisation 

    Tull, Kerina (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-02-03)
    The current COVID-19 epidemic is both a health and societal issue; therefore, groups historically excluded and marginalised in terms of healthcare will suffer if COVID-19 vaccines, tests, and treatments are to be delivered ...
  • COVID-19 Health Evidence Summary No.114 

    Millington, Kerry (Institute of Development Studies, 2021-03-01)
    This weekly COVID-19 health evidence summary (HES) is based on 3.5 hours of desk-based research. The summary is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of available evidence on COVID-19 but aims to make original documents ...

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