Second round of the national pulse survey on continuity of essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic

To better understand the extent of disruptions to essential health services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, in early 2021 WHO launched the second round of the National pulse survey on continuity of essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. This report presents global findings from the 135 countries and territories that participated in the second round of the survey during January-March 2021. The findings offer critical insight from country key informants into the extent of impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on essential health services across the life course, the reasons for those disruptions, and how countries are adapting strategies and approaches to maintain service delivery. This survey follows up on WHO’s pulse surveys distributed in 2020, including: Pulse survey on continuity of essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic; Rapid assessment on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on noncommunicable disease resources and services; Rapid assessment on the impact of COVID-19 on me


Added by: Géraldine Nemrod
Added on: 26 October, 2021
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