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Risks to children during the pandemic: some essential epidemiology for parents, clinicians and policymakers

PIPSQC is pleased to share the IPA position statement, "Promoting and supporting children's health and healthcare during COVID-19" - as well as their "COVID-19 News & Updates" page.

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the following resources from UNICEF and the UN:
- UNICEF - COVID-19 resources for decision makers
- As COVID-19 devastates already fragile health systems, over 6,000 additional children under five could die a day, without urgent action
- Protecting the most vulnerable children from the impact of coronavirus: An agenda for action
- Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on children
- United Nations working to mitigate COVID-19 impact on children

Also of note is the "PMNCH compendium of COVID-19 related partner resources on women's, children's and adolescents' health."

Last but not least are the recent articles below:
- Act now! Covid-19 pandemic: the coordinated support of the international community to low- and middle-income countries is needed immediately
- COVID-19 Resources for Critical Care at CHW - #PIMSTS
- Early estimates of the indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and child mortality in low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study
- Risks to children during the pandemic: some essential epidemiology for parents, clinicians and policymakers
- What paediatricians can do to support children and youth during the COVID-19
- Wider collateral damage to children in the UK because of the social distancing measures designed to reduce the impact of COVID-19 in adults