International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 25 November 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
• Winter 2021/22 COVID-19 planning
• The impact of COVID-19 on older people

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Claire Beynon

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 15 October 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
– COVID-19 vaccine update
– The impact of COVID-19 on people from the LGBTQ+ community

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Claire Beynon

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – Summary Calendar

This Summary Calendar has collated, synthesised and presented a clear and concise summary of the COVID-19 International Horizon Scanning Reports over the past year, since April 2020 through to March 2021. The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream has proved to showcase informative and impactful research whilst collating data from other countries, providing guidance, recommendations and useful insights regarding the evolving nature and uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 6 more
, Claire Beynon, Charlotte Bowles, Anna Stielke, James Allen, Abigail Instone, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 10 September 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
– Re-opening of educational settings
– COVID-19 and people with a disability

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Claire Beynon

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 12 August 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
The impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups
Mental health service recovery from COVID-19

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Claire Beynon

Using health impact assessment (HIA) to understand the wider health and wellbeing implications of policy decisions: the COVID-19 ‘staying at home and social distancing policy’ in Wales

This paper focusses on a HIA of the ‘Staying at Home and Social Distancing Policy’ or ‘lockdown’ in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Wales conducted by the Welsh national public health institute. It describes the process and findings, captures the learning and discusses how the process has been used to better understand the wider health and well-being impacts of policy decisions beyond direct health harm. It also examines the role of public health institutes in promoting and using HIA.

Authors: Liz Green, Kathryn Ashton+ 4 more
, Sumina Azam, Mariana Dyakova, Timo Clemens, Mark Bellis

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 22 July 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
The impact of COVID on employment security
Recognition of long COVID
Country insight: Japan

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Claire Beynon

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 1 July 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
– COVID-19 impact on education and schooling practices
– Environmental impact of COVID-19
– Country insight: South Africa

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Anna Stielke

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 10 June 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
COVID-19 vaccine uptake across the world
Re-opening policies
Country insight: India

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Anna Stielke

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 13 May 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Topics of focus are:
Long COVID
Telework due to COVID-19

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Anna Stielke

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 22 April 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Topics of focus are:
Global COVID-19 vaccination rollout
International travel measures
COVID-19 epidemiological update

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Anna Stielke

Welsh Health Equity Status Report – WHESRi

This report aims to help inform and support a sustainable response and recovery from Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wales, placing health equity at its heart.
It reinforces our understanding of how interdependent individual and societal well-being, and the wider economy are, towards achieving prosperity for all. The report also contributes to strengthening the leading role of Wales at the forefront of the health equity and sustainable development agenda in Europe and globally.

Authors: Mariana Dyakova, Lauren Couzens+ 10 more
, James Allen, Mischa Van Eimeren, Anna Stielke, Andrew Cotter-Roberts, Rajendra Kadel, Benjamin Bainham, Kathryn Ashton, Daniela Stewart, Karen Hughes, Mark Bellis

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 18 March 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Topics of focus are:
Pregnancy and COVID-19
COVID-19 transmission in supermarkets
COVID-19 epidemiological update

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 04 March 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
COVID-19 transmission in hospital settings
COVID-19 impact on physical activity
COVID-19 and food poverty
COVID-19 impact on rural areas

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 19 February 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
The long-term health impact of remote working
Predicting futures and scenario planning
Sustainable recovery from COVID-19
COVID-19 epidemiology update

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 4 February 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Topics of focus are:
Genomic sequencing for COVID-19 (follow up from Report 22)
Psychological impact of COVID-19 and lockdown fatigue
Country insights: Israel, Taiwan and South Korea

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 21 January 2021

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Topics of focus are:
Genomic sequencing for COVID-19
Loss of education due to COVID-19
COVID-19 impact on migrants, refugees and asylum seekers

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 17 December 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
Pandemic fatigue and population adherence to COVID-19 measures
COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and distribution
Comparing COVID-19 cumulative rates
Measures to prevent COVID-19 in long-term care facilities

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 3 December 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).
Topics of focus are:
Impact of COVID-19 measures on interpersonal violence
COVID-19 and alcohol consumption

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 19 November 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Topics of focus are:
COVID-19 and international travel
Socio-economic impact of COVID-19, including on employment, migrant workers and QUALYs lost
COVID-19 epidemiology update

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 05 November 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated following and informing the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Topics of focus are:
Approaches to COVID-19 during autumn and winter across Europe
Disruption to essential health services: impact and mitigation

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 22 October 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition/recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Topics of focus are:
Transmission of COVID-19 in children and young people
COVID-19 epidemiology update

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 8 October 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 22 September 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 3 September 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 6 August 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 23 July 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 9 July 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens

International Horizon Scanning and Learning to Inform Wales’ COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery – 25 June 2020

The International Horizon Scanning and Learning work stream was initiated as a product of, and to inform upon, the evolving COVID-19 public health response and recovery plans in Wales. It focuses on COVID-19 international evidence, experience, measures and transition / recovery approaches, to understand and explore solutions for addressing the on-going and emerging health, wellbeing, social and economic impacts (potential harms and benefits).

Authors: Mark Bellis, Mariana Dyakova+ 1 more
, Lauren Couzens