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PMNCH - COVID-19 Toolkit Resources on Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health

PIPSQC is pleased to share that PMNCH is collaborating with key partners in co-producing toolkits on COVID-19 and women's, children's and adolescents' (WCA) health. PMNCH would like to hear from your experience in addressing key issues relating to WCA during COVID-19. Please tell PMNCH about the challenges you and your organization have faced, how you have addressed them, and the best practices that have worked for you.

To submit your input for the PMNCH COVID-19 Toolkit Resources, please visit:
https://www.who.int/pmnch/knowledge/sharing-covid-19-knowledge/en/ 

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the following articles on COVID-19 and quality improvement:

COVID-19 and QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
Bringing an improvement mindset to COVID-19
Disaster Ergonomics: Human Factors in COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Management
Professionalism Revealed: Rethinking Quality Improvement in the Wake of a Pandemic
Q Community - My COVID story: John Fitzsimons
QI resources to support learning from COVID-19

COVID-19 and SURGE CAPACITY
Access to intensive care in 14 European countries: a spatial analysis of intensive care need and capacity in the light of COVID-19
COVID-19 and Healthcare Facilities: a Decalogue of Design Strategies for Resilient Hospitals
UCLA Health releases system for projecting hospital resource demands during COVID-19 surge

Also of note are the recent articles below on COVID-19 and children:

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME IN CHILDREN (MIS-C)
Cytotoxic lymphocytes are dysregulated in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children
Immune pathogenesis of COVID-19-related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection in 45 Children: A First Report from Iran
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children in South Africa
SCCM - VIRUS COVID-19 Registry Dashboard - Pediatric
Study Ties COVID-19-Related Syndrome in Kids to Altered Immune System

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
AAP releases interim guidance on caring for children with special health care needs during pandemic
As Child Covid Cases Rise, Doctors Watch for Potential Long-Term Effects
Clarifying the Sweeping Consequences of COVID-19 in Pregnant Women, Newborns, and Children With Existing Cohorts 
COVID-19 and Children - Report of a special task force led by the Chief Science Advisor of Canada
National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce - updated guidelines
Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children Without Symptoms of COVID-19
Should GI symptoms be included in the case definition for #COVID19 in children? - twitter thread by @apsmunro
U.S. Coronavirus Rates Are Rising Fast Among Children
When Children's Covid-19 Symptoms Won't Go Away

SECONDARY EFFECTS of COVID-19 on CHILDREN
Adolescent Experiences of Covid-19
In WHO global pulse survey, 90% of countries report disruptions to essential health services since COVID-19 pandemic
Lack of a national policy agenda for children during Covid-19 - and beyond - causes grave harm
National study says 'our children are not alright' under mounting stress of pandemic
Prioritizing specialized children's surgery in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic
Raising Canada 2020: Ringing the Alarm for Canada's Children - top 10 threats to childhood

COVID-19 and SCHOOL REOPENINGS
AAP - Evidence-based guidance on school reopening drives AAP advocacy
Healthy buildings: risk-reduction strategies for reopening schools
Reopening schools during COVID-19