Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health During Epidemics

Preparedness and Response Measures to Mitigate the Health and Socieoeconomic Impacts of Epidemics on Women, Children, and Adolescent: A Systematic Review

Project Status:Complete

Knowledge User(s)

World Health Organization


Etienne Langlois, Mehr Shah

Funding Source(s)

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) through the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Evidence Alliance
  • World Health Organization

Project Objectives

To synthesize the available evidence on the effectiveness and implementation of preparedness and response measures to mitigate the health and socioeconomic consequences of COVID-19 and previous pandemics and epidemics on women, children and adolescents through a systematic review.

Research Approach

Systematic Review

Project Lead(s)

Fiona Clement

Position: University of Calgary
Email: fclement@ucalgary.ca

Fiona Clement has extensive training in Health Services Research, Health Economics and Health Policy. She is the Director of the Health Technology Assessment Unit within the O’Brien Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary; a policy responsive research unit that completes evidence synthesis, economic evaluations, health technology assessments and reassessments in response to decision-makers’ needs. Her research interests include drug and non-drug technology reimbursement and cost containment policy, evidence in decision-making, and evidence in health policy development.

Dr. Clement was selected as the Canadian Harkness fellow in 2014; a unique opportunity to study US healthcare policy. She has also received the Maurice McGregor Award for outstanding leadership and excellence in HTA in Canada. She is the first from Alberta to be awarded either of these awards. As a result, in 2015, she was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 under 40 for her work in health policy.

Fiona Clement

University of Calgary

Fiona Clement has extensive training in Health Services Research, Health...

Project Outputs


Data Report