Covid-19 briefs

The Covid-19 crisis is hitting the most vulnerable people hardest — including babies, toddlers and those who care for them. But ideas are emerging to support them, now and for the longer term.

We’ve compiled three briefs on ways to limit the impact of Covid-19 on these groups, that we will be updating as we collectively learn more. We’d love to hear your examples, ideas and feedback at info@bvleerf.nl.

Five ways Covid-19 economic recovery plans must invest in the next generation

As Covid-19 forces governments to rethink economic and social policies, they can’t afford not to prioritise the needs of babies, toddlers and the people who care for them. This brief shows five ways economic recovery plans must invest in the next generation.

 

Five ways health and social services can support babies, toddlers and the people who care for them through the Covid-19 pandemic

How can health and social services support babies, toddlers and the people who care for them during Covid-19? In this brief you find five key priorities for policymakers and practitioners, and examples of what’s already being done in various countries.

 

Six ways cities can support babies, toddlers and their caregivers during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned cities upside down. Yet the crisis is also revealing what a city that works for babies, toddlers and the people who care for them – and for everyone – might look like. In this brief you find six ways that cities can support families during and after Covid-19.