Tag Archives: COVID-19

A hand holding a handful of grains.

COVID-19 and Malnutrition in the Asia-Pacific Region

In recent years, the Asia-Pacific region has been facing dire malnutrition and food insecurity issues. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, approximately 1.9 billion people in the region were unable to afford nutritious diets. In 2019, the Asia-Pacific region accounted for about half of the global

A crowded subway station with a sign reading "Way Out".

Unprecedented Times: Public Transit Ridership Falls 90%

Public Health and functioning public transportation are deeply intertwined; and the survival of public transportation post pandemic is critical to the health of the populations they serve.  Take Oakland or Emeryville for example; without access to BART, individual mobility is extremely limited for those without

A variety or fruits and vegetables lay on a table.

Quarantine Nutrition

With social activity limited and stress levels high during the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping up a nutritious diet can be difficult but is important to maintain.