Health Citizen Pledge

We can get the COVID-19 pandemic under control. But we need to work together to do it.  We pledge to uphold our part of that commitment and to hold our government officials accountable for upholding theirs.  SIGN the PLEDGE HERE! https://www.healthcitizenpledge.org Who We Are HCW Hosted is a Tucson-based, non-partisan non-profit dedicated to facilitating community support ofContinue reading “Health Citizen Pledge”

A Primer on COVID-19:Placing the disease in context

by Mark Nichter, PhD, MPH and Collin Catalfamo, MPH June 26, 2020. This week’s updates include new information on the rapidly changing distribution of Covid-19 within the US and the world, changing age demographics/spikes in disease numbers, more longitudinal data on the recovery phases and testing issues and more. Download the pdf and/or powerpoint versionContinue reading “A Primer on COVID-19:Placing the disease in context”

Reasoned use of face masks in the Covid-19 pandemic: a bio-socio-cultural approach.

by Jesús Armando Haro  Profesor investigador del Centro de Estudios en Salud y Sociedad, El Colegio de Sonora. Correo: aharo@colson.edu.mx The current debate on the use of face masks in the Covid-19 pandemic contains several edges, which denote that the issue, far from narrowing down to the biological and epidemiological aspects of prevention, affects economic, social,Continue reading “Reasoned use of face masks in the Covid-19 pandemic: a bio-socio-cultural approach.”

Commonly Used Epidemiology Statistics in the Time of COVID-19. What They Do and Do Not Mean

by Mark Nichter, Collin Catalfamo and the HCW-Hosted.org team, June 5, 2020 “•A lack of federal guidelines has created huge variation in how states are reporting their COVID-19 data and in what kind of data they provide to the public.”… In this powerpoint presentation, the authors explore basic epidemiological terms and how they are used bothContinue reading “Commonly Used Epidemiology Statistics in the Time of COVID-19. What They Do and Do Not Mean”

Presentación. “Sabemos que no somos prioridad” Comunidades indígenas de México ante la pandemia Covid19. (Spanish/English)

This is a very complete compendium of insights into how Covid-19 is impacting indigenous communities in Mexico. See below for English translation Jesús Armando Haro (Profesor-investigador del Centro de Estudios en Salud y Sociedad, El Colegio de Sonora, México. Correo: aharo@colson.edu.mx. Agradezco los comentarios a versiones previas de este texto por parte de Rosa María Contreras,Continue reading “Presentación. “Sabemos que no somos prioridad” Comunidades indígenas de México ante la pandemia Covid19. (Spanish/English)”

“Three Possible Pandemic Curve Scenarios”, “Contact Tracing Process, “Guidelines for Opening up Society” and more.

Mark Nichter PhD, MPH School of Anthropology, University of Arizona. Updated 6/2/2020 University of Arizona Here is the 6/2/2020 update we’ve all been waiting for! Tons of new information on Covid-19. Clear. Concise. What we need to know.  Thank you Mark!

A Primer on COVID-19

The diseasePlacing the disease in contextInformation backing up present public health measures Practical tips on staying safeAnd much The diseasePlacing the disease in contextInformation backing up present public health measures Practical tips on staying safeAnd much more To be updated periodically Mark Nichter PhD, MPH School of Anthropology, University of Arizona. Updated 5/13/2020 University ofContinue reading “A Primer on COVID-19”