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Beyond COVID-19: Closing the Racial Health Gap
The coronavirus pandemic affects women’s health in a multitude of ways. In addition to the threat to women’s physical health, COVID-19 and its ramifications are creating burdens on women that negatively influence their mental, emotional, social, and financial health as well. In these challenging times, SWHR is committed to continuing our work to raise awareness about issues impacting women’s health. On this webpage, you will find original content from SWHR as well as information from reliable, evidence-based sources.
SWHR Blog, October 7, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed lives across the world, but not to the same extent. Vast gender and racial disparities characterize the pandemic in the United States.
The Headache and Migraine Policy Forum, October 2020
National Women’s Health Network, September 9, 2020
Congressional Bipartisan Women’s Caucus, August 14, 2020
Institute for Research on Public Policy, September 28, 2020
Although steps have been taken to incorporate sex as a biological variable into research, there is a continued lack of analyses of sex and gender across health research areas, hampering crisis response.
The Guardian, September 25, 2020
The 19th News, September 15, 2020
Women’s Health Research at Yale, August 26, 2020
Biology of Sex Differences
NPR, October 8, 2020
A comprehensive analysis digs into how the coronavirus unfolds in this often overlooked but high-risk group.
NPR, September 25, 2020
Pregnancy Poses Challenges for People in Recovery from Substance Use Disorder. Covid-19 is Taxing Their Support System.
Stat News, September 10, 2020
Prism, September 2, 2020
SWHR Blog, June 1, 2020
American Medical Association, October 27, 2020
Covid-19 is impacting rates of physician burnout, particularly for women and people of color. This page from AMA includes information and resources to help.
Kaiser Health News, October 15, 2020
Time Magazine, September 24, 2020
Commonwealth Fund, September 10, 2020
SWHR Blog, April 7, 2020
26 years in, the Violence Against Women Act hangs in limbo — while COVID fuels a domestic violence surge
The 19th News, September 16, 2020
As COVID-19 appears to be fueling spikes in domestic violence, the Violence Against Women Act — the landmark legislation that enshrined federal protections and support for survivors — remains in a legislative limbo.
New England Journal of Medicine, September 16, 2020
STAT, July 17, 2020
SWHR Blog, April 14, 2020
Deloitte Global, October 28, 2020
Caregiving and other stressors are having a deleterious impact on the careers of working women in the pandemic.
CDC, October 30, 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Washington Post, August 24, 2020
Experiences of Home Health Care Workers in New York City During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic
JAMA Network, August 4, 2020
The New York Times, October 6, 2020
The pandemic is a new setback for women in academia who already faced obstacles on the path to advancing their research and careers.
As Insurers Move this Week to Stop Waiving Telehealth Copays, Patients May Have to Pay More for Virtual Care
Stat News, September 29, 2020
Politico, September 14, 2020
SWHR, August 19, 2020
Testing & Treatment
NPR, October 21, 2020
Read how one Latina women’s experience seeking emergency care for COVID-19 typifies the damage of societal normalization of women’s health concerns.
Stat News, September 28, 2020
Stat News, September 25, 2020
Essence, August 21, 2020
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The Cornell Law Review