Impact of COVID-19 on pregnant and lactating women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

There is no doubt that the impacts of natural disasters, armed conflicts, climate change, poverty, hunger and/or pandemics are differentiated by gender, age and different social circumstances that shape people’s vulnerability, resilience and coping mechanisms.
Pregnant and lactating women have special needs linked to their nutritional status and the pregnancy and delivery outcomes. This policy brief produced through funding by the Government of Japan and the Strategic Partnership Framework (SPFII) examines the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant and lactating women in the state of Palestine.Please enter text for Impact of COVID-19 on pregnant and lactating women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

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Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa; Palestine, State of

Subject area(s): Health

Resource type: Policy papers

Series: UN Women policy brief series

Publication year: 2021