Top Three Areas of the Canadian Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear to all of us that viruses and disease know no borders. The best way to protect the health of Canadians is to advance the health and wellbeing of everyone, everywhere.

Here are top three areas of the Canadian response to COVID-19 around the world: 

#3 Maternal, newborn and child health

mother putting a mask on her son


#2 Training healthcare workers and strengthening public health systems

nurse charting while wearing PPE


#1 Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)

child washing his hands at an outdoor tap


Only a healthy world has a chance to fight this pandemic together. Learn more about how Canadians are responding to COVID-19 here.  

The information presented in the blog is based on data available in CanWaCH’s report “100 Days of a Pandemic: Canada’s Evidence-Driven Global Response”. Over 100 Canadian organizations contributed to a survey and accompanying series of interviews between March and June 2020.