#COVIDActionCollab and Child Fund | Webinar | Emotional and Mental Wellbeing of Vulnerable Groups - Children, Adolescents, Young Women and Women in the Workplace

February 6, 2021

Covid Action Collab hosted a webinar on emotional and mental wellbeing of vulnerable groups – children, adolescents, young women and women in the workplace

The session covered the following:

  • Exclusion of vulnerable groups by their own communities in the name of social distancing
  • Challenges related to adoption of behaviour change and social norms 
  • Challenges among those those affected by mental health
  • The need for qualified professionals and counseling support in the times of the pandemic 

Please click here to access the webinar recording.

Panelists: Aekta Chanda, Dr. Nayreen Daruwalla, Dr. Rama Shyam and Dr. Rebecca Chandy


Accelerating vaccinations for millions of vulnerable people across India

VaxNow is bringing together the Government, Private Sector Organizations, Community leaders, NGOs and the Media to accelerate the vaccination of vulnerable people in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Bihar. These partners will collaborate to reach the unreached through an agile, geographically contextualized plan which will help overcome barriers for vulnerable communities. The criteria for selecting these communities is: people with the highest access barriers, the highest chance of contracting COVID and people living in overcrowded places.


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By enrolling you can contribute to and benefit from this collaboration. Also, do encourage other organisations and experts to join hands with us. The key benefits of being part of the collaborative is access to people, resources, financing & partnerships and the ability to make a greater collective impact.

COVIDActionCollab is not merely an aggregation of partners, but is an aggregation of capacities, through which we have developed key high impact initiatives. We have drawn upon our one year’s experience at CAC and engagement with our large constituency of partners to put together a menu of initiatives for funders/investors to support which will save lives and livelihoods, and enable vulnerable communities to 'bounce forward’. Support these initiatives to build resilient communities