Covid-19: key considerations for a public health response


This report from UK think tank the Institute of Development Studies looks at lessons learned by development actors during previous epidemics.

This briefing draws upon lessons learned by development actors during previous epidemics. It considers the similarities and differences of the Covid-19 pandemic compared to other recent epidemics, casting a critical eye on the social and public health aspects of the responses. Implications for development actors are presented, with proposed actions and lessons for policy- and decision-making.

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