Partnering with national health ministries and other government agencies in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Latin America, Population Council global and in-country scientists are conducting COVID-19 public health and social science research to produce relevant and timely evidence to support policymakers in controlling the spread of coronavirus, evaluating the effectiveness of prevention and mitigation measures, and assessing longer-term health, social and economic effects of the pandemic.

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Presentations

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Nairobi informal settlements: COVID-19 knowledge, attitudes and practices—Preliminary findings, Karen Austrian and Timothy Abuya

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Nairobi informal settlements: COVID-19 knowledge, attitudes, practices and needs—Round 2, Population Council

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Nairobi informal settlements: COVID-19 perceptions, prevention practices and impact—Round 3, Population Council

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SWEDD & COVID-19: Considering adolescent girls during crises, Population Council

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SWEDD & COVID-19: Gender-based violence and adolescent girls, Population Council

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SWEDD & COVID-19: Opportunities and risks for adolescent girls, Population Council

Protocols

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COVID-19-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices among adolescent girls in Bangladesh: Concept note, Sajeda Amin

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COVID-19-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices among adolescents and young people in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India: Study description, Rajib Acharya, Mukta Gundi, Thoai Ngo, Neelanjana Pandey, Sangram Kishor Patel, Jessie Pinchoff, Shilpi Rampal, Niranjan Saggurti, K.G. Santhya, Corinne White, and A.J. Francis Zavier

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COVID-19-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices among decisionmakers of indigenous municipalities in Guatemala: Study description, Angel del Valle, Hannah Briggs, Benjamin Chang, Aiken Chew, Brian Medina, Gabriela Muñoz, Thoai Ngo, Elizabeth Vásquez, Corinne White, and Ramón Zamora

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Effectiveness, safety, and acceptability of medical abortion at home vs. in the clinic: An updated systematic review in response to COVID-19, Katherine Gambir, Camille Garnsey, Kelly Ann Necastro, and Thoai Ngo

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Evidence review: Promoting adolescent girls' health and well-being in low-resource settings in the era of COVID-19, Sarah Blake, Miriam Temin, and Adolescent Girls Investment Plan (AGIP) Evidence Subcommittee

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Experiences among adults and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic from four locations across Kenya—Study description, Timothy Abuya, Karen Austrian, Adan Isaac, Beth Kangwana, Faith Mbushi, Eva Muluve, Daniel Mwanga, Thoai Ngo, Mercy Nzioki, Rhoune Ochako, Jessie Pinchoff, Ben Tidwell, John Wanyungu, and Corinne White

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How are key demographic indicators related to COVID-19 reported in the United States: A data review protocol—Study description, Charlotte Brasseux, Thoai Ngo, and Mingqi Song

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Rapid review of community engagement and social mobilization strategies for COVID-19 response: Study description, Sarah Blake and Thoai Ngo

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The health, economic, and social effect of COVID-19 and its response on gender and sex: A literature review, Hannah Briggs and Thoai Ngo

Reports

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Adolescent girls and COVID-19: Mapping the evidence on interventions, Sarah Blake, Miriam Temin, Tara Abularrage, and Nihal Said

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Conocimientos, actitudes y prácticas relacionadas a la pandemia del COVID-19 en comunidades indígenas de Yucatán y Chiapas, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, Silvana Larrea, Fabiola Romero, and Ludivine Cicolella

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Findings from the violence outcomes in COVID-19 era study (VoCes-19): Baseline results, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lina López-Lalinde, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, Ricardo Regules, Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, René Nevárez, Cristina MacGregor, Pablo López, Nicole Haberland, and Thoai Ngô

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Promises to Keep: Impact of COVID-19 on Adolescents in Kenya, Presidential Policy and Strategy Unit (Kenya) and Population Council

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Reproductive health care in the time of COVID-19: Perspectives of poor women and service providers from Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab, Iram Kamran, Tahira Parveen, Rehan M. Niazi, and Irfan Masood

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Tracking COVID-19 data reporting and analysis in the United States: Findings from December, August, and May 2020, Charlotte Brasseux, Saleh Abbas, Mingqi Song, and Thoai Ngo

Working Papers

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Early effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on children in rural Bangladesh, Momoe Makino, Abu S. Shonchoy, and Zaki Wahhaj