The Pacific COVID-19 response map provides a snapshot of the policy responses to the pandemic in Pacific Island countries.
Developed by ANU CartoGIS, the Australia Pacific Security College, and the ANU Department of Pacific Affairs, the map provides an accessible way for researchers and the general public to get up-to-date data.
View the map here.» watch video
How do policy actors advance prioritisation for health and health equity in policy domains outside the traditional health sector? What are the barriers to advancing health equity agenda and how do policy actors navigate these?
Dr Belinda Townsend, Deputy Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Governance at the School of Regulation and Global Governance, discusses politics, power and people and lessons for shifting the policy agenda to one that prioritises health equity.» watch video
COVID-19 throws into sharp relief the need to address the structural drivers and conditions of daily living that shape health and its unequal distribution. But pandemics are just one of the challenges for health equity in the 21st century.
Professor Sharon Friel, Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Governance at the School of Regulation and Global Governance, discusses systems of inequity and why, as we recover from Covid-19, there is an opportunity to think and act differently.» watch video
There are fundamental areas of disadvantage and vulnerability around us all that Dr Siobhan McDonnell from the Australian National University's College of Asia and the Pacific has dedicated her life to researching and advocating.
Dr McDonnell is a Lecturer in the Crawford School of Public Policy in the Resources, Environment and Development team, and a lawyer and an anthropologist.» watch video