publication . Article . Other literature type . 2021

Building a multisystemic understanding of societal resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic

Wernli, Didier; Clausin, Mia; Antulov-Fantulin, Nino; Berezowski, John; Biller, Nikola; Blanchet, Karl; Böttcher, Lucas; Burton-Jeangros, Claudine; Escher, Gérard; Flahault, Antoine; ...
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2021 Journal: BMJ Global Health, volume 6, issue 7 (eissn: 2059-7908, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
The current global systemic crisis reveals how globalised societies are unprepared to face a pandemic. Beyond the dramatic loss of human life, the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered widespread disturbances in health, social, economic, environmental and governance systems in many countries across the world. Resilience describes the capacities of natural and human systems to prevent, react to and recover from shocks. Societal resilience to the current COVID-19 pandemic relates to the ability of societies in maintaining their core functions while minimising the impact of the pandemic and other societal effects. Drawing on the emerging evidence about resilience in heal...
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free text keywords: Analysis, 1506, 2474, COVID-19, health policy, health systems, Medicine (General), R5-920, Infectious and parasitic diseases, RC109-216
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