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COVID-19⁠-Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do Now

Natural disasters and public health emergencies always take an increased toll on groups who are already marginalized

Published 03-04-20

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COVID-19⁠—Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do Now

As governments, businesses, and individuals scramble to respond to the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic, those of us who work in the social sector rightly ask what we can do to effectively contribute.

In 2009, I was the medical director of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and worked with my colleagues to face similar challenges posed by the H1N1 virus outbreak. I learned from experience that responses during a time of crisis are only as good as the strength of preparedness, support systems, and relationships that existed before the crisis.

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