COVID19

World leaders unite in call for a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
More than 140 world leaders and experts, including the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, have signed an open letter calling on all governments to unite behind a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
Vaccinating poorest half of humanity against coronavirus could cost less than four month’s big pharma profits: Oxfam
Oxfam urges governments and pharmaceutical companies to guarantee patent-free Coronavirus vaccine and equal distribution for all.
COVID-19: Imminent crisis for riverine communities in South Asia.
As the Coronavirus pandemic unfurls with an increasing number of cases and rising death toll, it underlines the imminent crisis facing the most vulnerable communities in river basins of South and Southeast Asia
Oxfam in Asia - Business in time of Coronavirus
The pandemic requires solidarity and coordinated response from not only governments, but also private sector businesses who might have the capacity, expertise and resources to control and mitigate. It shed a light on new meaning and purpose for businesses.
Oxfam in Asia - Afghanistan - A New Scourge to Afghan Women: COVID-19
It is crucial to ensure that actors responding to the COVID 19 outbreak adapt their responses and policies to the various implications this outbreak has specifically for women.
Oxfam in Asia - Rohingya refugee camp
Coronavirus has now posed serious challenges for all actors to operate in the camps. Aid agencies are only allowed to run essential services; and as a part of Bangladesh's government’s directive, Oxfam is running WASH services in a number of Rohingya camps.
Oxfam calls for a package of nearly $160 billion in immediate debt cancellation and aid to fund a Global Public Health Plan and Emergency Response, to help prevent millions of deaths as a result of the Coronavirus.
Oxfam's Response to COVID-19
When an emergency happens, Oxfam is ready to respond. We work with our partners on the ground to save lives and reduce future risks. With your support, we help make sure that people who have lost everything have access to immediate life-saving essentials.
Equitable measures to defeat coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus hits without discrimination. Yet, it is clear that vulnerable people — the poor, those with disabilities, informal workers and migrants — may not be able to survive the pandemic.
Ideas for a Pro-Poor and Pro-Women Approach to COVID-19
Economic and gender inequalities play out in a public health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. How can local governments respond with a pro-poor, pro-women approach? Here's a personal opinion piece by our regional director, Lan Mercado.

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