Protecting hard-won global gains and building more resilient and sustainable systems for health
COVID-19 threatens to reverse decades of health and economic progress in communities around the world. Experts project that the added health burden of COVID-19, on top of the social and economic impacts of lockdowns and supply chain interruptions, could cost millions of lives.
But these dire consequences are not inevitable. While communities and countries everywhere are struggling, we can already see that some are weathering the storm better than others.
What are they doing right – and how can we learn from their experience to develop more resilient health systems?
Protecting Global Gains aims to answer these questions.
Protecting Global Gains is a partnership of concerned advocates dedicated to sharing the innovative approaches that are helping communities combat COVID-19 without losing ground in other areas. The stories and tools provided here are intended to support program implementers looking for practical solutions, arm advocates with the data and anecdotal evidence they need for effective advocacy, and inspire a new approach to building systems that are flexible, resilient, and centered on people’s context-specific needs.