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Cultural contexts affect health and wellbeing in profound, and often hidden, ways. With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and in collaboration with WHO/Europe’s flagship CCH project, the Vanderbilt Cultural Contexts of Health and Wellbeing Initiative explores how a cultural approach can contribute to public policy and healthcare delivery in a way that saves lives and improves wellbeing.

The Cultural Contexts of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Policy Lessons

As part of the CCH project, the team created a policy brief to illustrate the key observations made. This piece is meant to be useful to public health agencies, public health officials, government advisors, and the general public for gaining a deeper understanding of the significant role that culture plays in public health response. Read the full brief here:
Improving Pandemic Response CCH report