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According to new data by WHO and UNICEF , these disruptions threaten to reverse hard-won progress to reach more children and adolescents with a wider range of vaccines, which has already been hampered by a decade of stalling coverage. (...) Respondents from 82 countries, including 14 with lower than 80 per cent vaccination coverage rates in 2019, reported on disruptions in immunization services due to COVID-19 as of May 2020.  (...) A previous pulse poll, conducted in April received 801 responses from 107 countries, showed that disruption to the routine immunization programs were already widespread and affected all regions. 64 per cent of countries represented in that poll indicated that routine immunizations had been disrupted or even suspended.
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Score: 726890.43 - https://www.unicef.org/zimbabw...e-vaccinations-during-covid-19
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According to new data by WHO and UNICEF , these disruptions threaten to reverse hard-won progress to reach more children and adolescents with a wider range of vaccines, which has already been hampered by a decade of stalling coverage. (...) Respondents from 82 countries, including 14 with lower than 80 per cent vaccination coverage rates in 2019, reported on disruptions in immunization services due to COVID-19 as of May 2020.  (...) A previous pulse poll, conducted in April received 801 responses from 107 countries, showed that disruption to the routine immunization programs were already widespread and affected all regions. 64 per cent of countries represented in that poll indicated that routine immunizations had been disrupted or even suspended.
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Score: 726890.43 - https://www.unicef.org/png/pre...e-vaccinations-during-covid-19
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Beyond Disruption: digital learning during the COVID-19 pandemic Skip to main content Toggle navigation Building peace in the minds of men and women Member states Staff Search form Search Search English English Français Español Main shared menu In brief Introducing UNESCO Mission and Mandate UNESCO House Strategic Transformation Portal Who's Who? (...) Held virtually for the first time, the three-day event, under this year’s theme of ‘Beyond Disruption: Technology Enabled Learning Futures’ started the first day with sharing distance learning policies and evaluating effectiveness, followed by showcasing innovative solutions throughout the second day, and concluded on the third day with setting out policy and research agendas to build back better. Organized in partnership with the International Telecommunication Union and in collaboration with Ericsson, GIZ, Huawei, Microsoft, Norad, and ProFuturo amidst the  largest education disruption in history due to the COVID-19 pandemic , this year’s conference focused on distance learning solutions to build back better.
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Score: 726353.66 - https://en.unesco.org/news/bey...rning-during-covid-19-pandemic
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The World Bank’s recent study on the impact of the Ukraine war on global trade and investment revealed that the conflict has become the main cause of the disruptions in commodity markets, logistic networks and supply chains, among other issues. (...) As highlighted in the UN Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation , COVID-19-related international supply chain disruptions and the recent surge in shipping costs have put additional pressure on importers and exporters, thus reinforcing the importance of trade facilitation, particularly in developing and emerging countries.   (...) In the times of public health crises, conflicts, and related supply chain disruptions, UN/CEFACT standards and recommendations are more relevant than ever and several of them have been developed to support relevant policy actions.
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Score: 726353.66 - https://unece.org/media/Trade/news/369667
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The World Bank’s recent study on the impact of the Ukraine war on global trade and investment revealed that the conflict has become the main cause of the disruptions in commodity markets, logistic networks and supply chains, among other issues. (...) As highlighted in the UN Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation , COVID-19-related international supply chain disruptions and the recent surge in shipping costs have put additional pressure on importers and exporters, thus reinforcing the importance of trade facilitation, particularly in developing and emerging countries.   (...) In the times of public health crises, conflicts, and related supply chain disruptions, UN/CEFACT standards and recommendations are more relevant than ever and several of them have been developed to support relevant policy actions.
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Score: 726353.66 - https://unece.org/media/trade/news/369667
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REDS is part of the collective effort under the Global Education Coalition launched by UNESCO that seeks to facilitate inclusive learning opportunities for children and youth in the context of educational disruption and to establish approaches to develop more open and resilient education systems for the future. (...) The study seeks to answer the following overarching question: How were teaching and learning affected by the disruptions and how was this mitigated by the implemented measures, across and within countries? Aside from providing insights on the impact of the teaching and learning disruption, the study aims to investigate the contextual factors, issues and implemented measures that may influence the success of distance learning for students across countries.
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Score: 725698.7 - https://en.unesco.org/news/tow...-study-launched-unesco-and-iea
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Children interviewed for Disrupting Harm shared that they often felt a sense of shame, embarrassment, and fear when talking about sex and/or reporting experiences of online sexual exploitation and abuse. 35 out of 50 child protection frontline workers for Disrupting Harm also noted that stigma was a barrier in people’s willingness to report. (...) To help keep children safe online, the Disrupting Harm in Cambodia report recommends building greater awareness of online child sexual exploitation and abuse across the country.  (...) Full report can be read here: https://www.end-violence.org/disrupting-harm#country-reports   What is Online child sexual exploitation and abuse (OCSEA)?
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Score: 725698.7 - https://www.unicef.org/cambodi...jected-online-sexual-abuse-and
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The World Bank’s recent study on the impact of the Ukraine war on global trade and investment revealed that the conflict has become the main cause of the disruptions in commodity markets, logistic networks and supply chains, among other issues. (...) As highlighted in the UN Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation , COVID-19-related international supply chain disruptions and the recent surge in shipping costs have put additional pressure on importers and exporters, thus reinforcing the importance of trade facilitation, particularly in developing and emerging countries.   (...) In the times of public health crises, conflicts, and related supply chain disruptions, UN/CEFACT standards and recommendations are more relevant than ever and several of them have been developed to support relevant policy actions.
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Score: 725698.7 - https://unece.org/covid-19/new...ainable-supply-chains-response
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According to the UN health agency, immunization services have started to recover from the disruption caused by COVID-19 restrictions in 2020. (...) These outbreaks are happening in places already grappling with conflict situations as well as service disruptions due to ongoing response measures to COVID-19.  (...) COVID-19 vaccines immunization coronavirus Related Stories Millions more children at risk with immunization services disrupted amid COVID-19 pandemic  COVID-19 fuels slowest rate of childhood vaccination in three decades, leaving millions at risk ‘No silver bullet’ to combat COVID-19, says UN health agency head News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue 90 percent of countries’ health services continue to be disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic: WHO 23 April 2021 Health Over one year into the COVID-19 pandemic and 90% of countries are still reporting one or more disruptions to essential health services.
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Score: 725698.7 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/04/1090592
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Africa) • Fastest decline in TFR recently (Lebanon, Egypt, Iran) • Iran, Lebanon and Tunisia have TFR below replacement level • Main factors: health-care related, cultural, economic, social and political Pathways to low fertility Source: Timæus & Moultrie 2020, Fig. 7 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13524-019-00848-5 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s41043-021-00239-w https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13524-019-00848-5 Pulse survey on continuity of essential health services during COVID-19 pandemic • Objective: To better understand the extent of disruptions to essential health services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic • Second wave: Jan-Mar 2021 • Coverage: Global (135 countries and territories) • Reporting period: 3 months preceding date of survey submission 20% 8% 16% 13% 21% 8% 14% 0% 8% 8% 8% 9% 13% 8% 3% 8% 1% 5% 2% 25% 7% 24% 24% 26% 26% 32% 46% 30% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90%100% Immunization (n=19) Mental, neurological and substance use disorders (n=16) Communicable diseases (n=17) Noncommunicable diseases (n=17) Reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition (n=18) Neglected tropical diseases (n=12) AVERAGE DISRUPTION OF PROGRAMME SPECIFIC AREAS Percentage of countries Es se nt ia l h ea lth se rv ic e Percentage of countries reporting disruptions across tracer service areas 5-25% disrupted 26-50% disrupted More than 50% disrupted >1/4 >40% Most frequently disrupted services are for NTDs (46%) and RMNCAH (32%) Other essential health services are disrupted in approximately 1/4 of countries Disruptions were reported across major service areas with Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) showing the highest level of disruption Disruptions in services for RMNCAH and nutrition • Nearly 40% of countries have reported disruptions to family planning and contraception, antenatal care (39%), sick child services (39%) and management of moderate and severe malnutrition services (39%) 18% 13% 6% 33% 22% 22% 33% 24% 21% 0% 13% 13% 0% 11% 17% 6% 12% 9% 0% 0% 6% 0% 6% 0% 0% 6% 2% 18% 25% 25% 33% 39% 39% 39% 41% 32% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Safe abortion and post-abortion care (n=11) Facility-based births (n = 16) Postnatal care for women and newborns (n=16) Intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response (n=9) Sick child services (n=18) Antenatal care (n=18) Management of moderate and severe malnutrition (n=18) Family planning and contraception (n=17) AVERAGE DISRUPTION IN SERVICE GROUP Percentage of countries Es se nt ia l h ea lth se rv ic e Percentage of countries reporting disruptions in RMNCAH and nutrition services 5% to 25% disrupted 26% to 50% disrupted More than 50% disrupted Reproductive health and the COVID-19 pandemic • Socio-economic impact influence reproductive health services for women • Negative consequences for women access to family planning • Women are vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic (forced/early marriages) • Limited access to reproductive health services • Systematic review studies on impact of COVID-19 on fertility • Male Fertility and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Systematic Review of the Literature • COVID-19 may affect male fertility but is not sexually transmitted: a systematic review • A review of initial data on pregnancy during the COVID-19 outbreak: implications for assisted reproductive treatments • Impact of COVID-19 on female fertility: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol • Potential impacts of COVID-19 on reproductive health: Scientific findings and social dimension https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7502312/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7857030/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7169922/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7908052/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7831751/ Average % of countries reporting disruptions dropped across all tracer service areas • Countries participating in either survey round 38% 9% 68% 34% 50% 20% 61% 34% 40% 20% 38% 17% 31% 39% 12% 0% 9% 2% 17% 3% 10% 2% 4% 4% 30% 8% 17% 9% 50% 9% 77% 37% 67% 24% 71% 36% 44% 23% 69% 25% 47% 47% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Round 1 (n=13) Round 2 (n=17) Round 1 (n=13) Round 2 (n=19) Round 1 (n=13) Round 2 (n=19) Round 1 (n=13) Round 2 (n=17) Round 1 (n=19) Round 2 (n=19) Round 1 (n=19) Round 2 (n=20) Round 1 (n=19) Round 2 (n=19) Emergency, critical and operative care RMNCAH and nutrition Immunization Communicable diseases Noncommunicable diseases Mental, neurological and substance use disorders Rehabilitative and palliative care Pe rc en ta ge o f c ou nt rie s Round 1 vs. Round 2 comparison: Service disruptions by tracer service area 5-50% disrupted More than 50% disrupted Note: represents global findings from all countries that participated in either round 1 or 2 of survey. 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Global J Health Sc. 2013; 5(4): 106-113. http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/gjhs.v5n4p106 • WHO Libya Annual Report 2020. https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/libya/document/who-libya-annual-report-2020 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-019-00848-5 https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/WHO-2019-nCoV-EHS-continuity-survey-2021.1 https://doi.org/10.26719/emhj.18.023 http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/gjhs.v5n4p106 https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/libya/document/who-libya-annual-report-2020 Impact of COVID-19 and civil unrest on fertility-related behavior and service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa Slide Number 2 Slide Number 3 Slide Number 4 Slide Number 5 Slide Number 6 Reproductive health and the COVID-19 pandemic Average % of countries reporting disruptions dropped across all tracer service areas Country disruptions to tracer services: RMNCAH, nutrition and immunization (1/2) Country disruptions to tracer services: RMNCAH, nutrition and immunization (2/2) RMNCH interventions coverage disruption Recommended strategies to restore or adapt service delivery being implemented by many countries Disasters and their impact on reproductive health behavior Conclusion References
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Score: 650322.1 - https://www.un.org/development...egm_session_v_henry_doctor.pdf
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