Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

Brookings
http://www.brookings.edu/
Accessed 6 Mar 2021
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
One year in, COVID-19’s uneven spread across the US continues
William H. Frey
Friday, March 5, 2021

FixGov
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine: Progress, and equity questions for the next phase
Elaine Kamarck and William A. Galston
Thursday, March 4, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Examining and addressing COVID-19 racial disparities in Detroit
Rashawn Ray, Jane Fran Morgan, Lydia Wileden, Samantha Elizondo, and Destiny Wiley-Yancy
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Center for Global Development [to 6 Mar 2021]
http://www.cgdev.org/page/press-center
Publication
Equity and Scale in Global Immunization: New Evidence from Nigeria on Cash Transfers for Vaccination
Event
3/10/21
Even prior to COVID-19, full immunization for age was vastly unequal in large middle-income countries like Nigeria. As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, routine immunization has plummeted, and world leaders are seeking ways to regain ground and trust, even while considering how to roll out a COVID-19 vaccine.

Global Trends in 2021: How COVID-19 Is Transforming International Development
Publication
3/2/21
In this note, we explore some of the changes and trends in development agency strategic direction brought about by the pandemic, as well as fundamental challenges that bilateral development agencies will need to address in the years to come.

Chatham House [to 6 Mar 2021]
https://www.chathamhouse.org/
Accessed 6 Mar 2021
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CSIS
https://www.csis.org/
Accessed 6 Mar 2021
Upcoming Event
A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci and Professor Paul Kelly
March 9, 2021

Transcript
A Global Approach to COVID-19 Vaccination
March 4, 2021

 

Kaiser Family Foundation
https://www.kff.org/search/?post_type=press-release
Accessed 6 Mar 2021
March 4, 2021 News Release
THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us, A New Campaign By Black Health Care Workers for Black People about the COVID-19 Vaccines
March 4, 2021 – THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us. is a new campaign to provide Black communities with credible information about the COVID-19 vaccines co-developed by KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) and the Black Coalition Against COVID. Black doctors, nurses and researchers dispel misinformation and provide accessible facts in 50…

March 3, 2021 News Release
KFF Tracking Poll: More Than a Third of Americans Say They’ve Struggled to Pay Living Expenses Since December; 6 in 10 Families Hit by COVID Have Lost A Job or Income
Majorities Favor Provisions to Expand Marketplace Tax Credits and Encourage States to Expand Medicaid As Congress considers an additional $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan, more than a third (37%) of Americans say that someone in their household has had trouble paying basic living expenses over the past three months, the…

March 1, 2021 News Release
Many Nonelderly People With Disabilities Face COVID-19 Risks Similar to Those of the Elderly in Nursing Homes, But Do Not Have Equal Footing When it Comes to Vaccine Priority
While the toll of COVID-19 on nursing home residents has been well documented, less noticed has been the experience of nonelderly people with disabilities who rely on long-term care services and supports outside of nursing homes. In many ways the two groups face similar health risks from the virus, but…

March 1, 2021 News Release
Analysis: Spending on Health Care Would Drop by an Estimated $352 Billion in 2021 if Private Insurance Used Medicare Rates to Reimburse Hospitals and Other Health Care Providers
Total health care spending for people with private health insurance would be an estimated $352 billion lower in 2021 if private insurers used Medicare rates to pay hospitals and other health care providers, rather than the substantially higher rates they currently pay, a new KFF analysis finds. That would represent…

Urban Institute [to 6 Mar 2021]
https://www.urban.org/publications
Publications
Reforming Long-Term Care with Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic
In October 2020, the Urban Institute hosted a roundtable of leading experts to discuss how the US cares for older adults in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants highlighted key areas for reform and identified potential improvements. These included redesigning Medicaid; creating a strong foundation for home- and community-based services; integrating medical care and long-term services and
Howard Gleckman, Melissa M. Favreault
March 2, 2021
Brief

World Economic Forum [to 6 Mar 2021]
https://agenda.weforum.org/news/
Media
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