Engaging Civil Society Organizations to Enhance the Effectiveness of COVID-19 Response Programs in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | March 2021

This brief explains why civil society organizations (CSOs) in Asia and the Pacific have an important role in helping address the health, social, and economic crises caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

With decades of experience in public health, immunization, social protection, and livelihood support, CSOs in the region can complement government response efforts, especially at the local levels. They can expedite implementation, increase inclusion, and enhance transparency and accountability. The brief suggests a framework for effectively engaging CSOs in COVID-19 response programs.

Additional Details

Author
Type
Series
Subjects
  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB and civil society
  • Governance and public sector management
  • Public procurement systems
  • Health
  • COVID-19
Pages
  • 18
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • BRF210118
ISBN
  • 978-92-9262-780-5 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-781-2 (electronic)
ISSN
  • 2520-6591 (print)
  • 2520-6605 (electronic)

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