OUR IDEAS

COVID-19: Mitigating the risk of future pandemics by changing our relationship with the natural world

Dalberg has co-authored a report with the WWF “Covid-19: Urgent Call to Protect People and Nature” that details the root causes of the Covid-19 crisis and points to a turning point where the relationship with the natural world must be healed if the risk of future pandemics is to be mitigated.

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Galvanizing Kenya’s Private Sector to Combat a Global Pandemic Together

Through Safe Hands Kenya, all Kenyans will have access to essential sanitation supplies, plus access to consumer education campaigns aimed at driving adoption.

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Inequity in Covid-19 testing in the US: how DC’s response to HIV/AIDS could help

Covid-19 is disproportionately impacting lower-income minority populations across the United States. In Washington DC, 46% of Covid-19 cases and 75% of deaths have occurred among blacks, who account for 44% of the overall population. Only 15% of cases and 11% of deaths are among whites who comprise 46% of the overall population.

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Applying a gender lens to post-Covid economic recoveries: a spotlight on women-led businesses in Africa

For many African nations, women head up the SMEs that make up the fabric of communities and economies. More must be done to help keep their businesses afloat.

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Shaping an equitable future for care workers in the US

How can we use the current focus on the care economy to take steps that lead to a more equitable future for childcare and home healthcare professionals?

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Racism must end. We must do better, now.

We will work to build a more just and equitable future.

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A shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) presents new opportunities for industry

As COVID-19 continues its spread globally, so too does the scarcity of essential medical supplies, in particular ‘personal protective equipment’ (PPE), an essential component in confronting any highly infectious disease. Current medical demand far exceeds availability.

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Addressing women’s time poverty in India

Indian women do 10 times more unpaid care work than Indian men, and challenges related to COVID-19 have increased the burden on women by an estimated 30%. Dalberg built on its research on time poverty globally to make a case for a more equal and intentional distribution of unpaid work.

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Strengthening the support system for Small and Growing Businesses in emerging economies

The Capacity Development Organizations and Technical Assistance providers that serve Small and Growing Businesses in emerging economies are at risk of failure. Dalberg partnered with the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) to uncover the scope of the challenges they face and spotlight the help they need. Articles in the Stanford Social Innovation Review and Impact Alpha share more.

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This is what’s needed to keep medical commodity markets operating efficiently in a pandemic

The Ebola crisis provided a firsthand view into the stressors and breakdowns in procurement and supply chains under epidemic conditions. From assuring quality control to enabling distribution, learn about best practices gleaned from past epidemics that could help with the COVID response.

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