This Milbank Memorial Fund blog post explores the impact of COVID-19 on access to group meals provided through a federal–state nutrition program for older adults. It also calls for a coordinated national effort with more federal resources and flexibility for states to develop short- and long-term plans.
Election season presents tremendous opportunities for philanthropic organizations to educate voters and candidates on the issues core to their charitable missions. Through strategies such as civic engagement and public policy advocacy, nonprofit organizations can expand the reach and impact of their activities.
As the novel coronavirus races across the globe, health funders are urgently preparing for and responding to COVID-19 in the communities they serve. While past public health crises inform COVID-19 response, there is no proven playbook for how health philanthropy should respond to this rapidly evolving threat.
The opioid epidemic remains a critical public health crisis that necessitates philanthropic attention. Philanthropy is uniquely suited to respond to immediate challenges while also supporting broader systems change.
GIH convened grantmakers to explore innovative ways to use data to advance health equity. Read the actionable guidance for these efforts that emerged from the meeting’s proceedings.
The Network for Public Health Law: COVID-19: State and Local Government Actions to Address Housing Insecurity
Monday, April 6, at 1:00 p.m. EST This webinar hosted by the Network for Public Health Law will review the actions taken by the federal government to prevent foreclosure and by state and local governments to prevent evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is compiling resources and guidance for individuals, providers, communities, and states on responding to behavioral health needs during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: New models estimating predicted health service utilization and deaths for COVID-19
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), an independent population health research center at the University of Washington, has developed models forecasting COVID-19 impact on hospital bed-days, ICU-days, ventilator days, and deaths by U.S. state in the next four months.
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