Behavioural, Environmental, Social and Systems
Interventions (for pandemic preparedness)
Below are links or references to key information about trials of BESSI methods for reducing viral transmission.
GloPID-R is an alliance which brings together research funding organizations on a global scale to facilitate an effective and rapid research of a significant outbreak of a new or re-emerging infectious disease with epidemic and pandemic potential. https://www.glopid-r.org/our-work/novel-coronavirus-covid-19/
To inform the work of the WHO behavioural insights initiative, WHO has established a Technical Advisory Group for behavioural insights and sciences. https://www.who.int/departments/science-division/behavioural-insights
Independent SAGE aims to provide robust, independent advice to HM Government with the purpose of helping the UK navigate COVID-19 whilst minimising fatalities https://www.independentsage.org/
Glasziou PP, Michie S, Fretheim A. Public health measures for covid-19. BMJ. 2021 Nov 17;375:n2729. doi: 10.1136/bmj.n2729. PMID: 34789507.
We need better evidence on non-drug interventions for covid-19. The BMJOpinion, 28 August 2020
Coronavirus: What if a vaccine doesn't work? World Economic Forum, 5 May 2020
Slowing down the covid-19 outbreak: changing behaviour by understanding it. BMJ Opinion, 11 March 2020