COVID-19 and mental health

Spikes in anxiety and depression exact a toll on society – and a toll on the economy. How can governments help?

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  • OECD: Mathias Cormann of Australia to be next secretary-general from 1 June 2021

    Mathias Cormann of Australia is to become the sixth secretary-general of the OECD. Mr Cormann will take up his five year-term on 1 June 2021, and will succeed OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria, who concludes 15 years at the helm of the organisation.

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  • COVID-19: Access to vaccines

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    Governments should act now to accelerate vaccination globally to save lives and bring the pandemic safely under control for everyone. This Policy Response points the way forward. Keep up with OECD Policy Responses at Photo: Creative Commons CCBY-SA2.5ar

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  • Housing: Covid-19 is amplifying the need for more investment in affordable housing

    The COVID-19 crisis has compounded the difficulties that people face in finding and keeping good quality, affordable housing.

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  • Health essentials from OECD iLibrary


    How will healthcare be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? What will the effect be on the economy, jobs and trade? For reports, working papers, articles and more, visit OECD iLibrary.

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