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Covid-19: Key Considerations for a Public Health Response

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This recent briefing from the the Institute of Development Studies in partnership with Irish Aid entitled 'Covid-19 Considerations for a public health response' 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. 

The briefing is published in OpenDocs, a digital repository of research on international development made availabele by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). IDS is a global research and learning organisation for equitable and sustainable change. Find out more about IDS at

Read the Briefing here

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