LMICs: Resources for COVID-19

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March 24, 2020

 

The following page lists a number of useful online resources. It is intended as a resource for health workers working in low to middle income countries.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM GENEVA: WEBCAST

COVID-19 in Africa

Locations: Geneva; Congo Brazzaville; Senegal; South Africa

Speakers:

  1. Michel Yao
  2. Dr. Zabulon Yoti
  3. Dr. Matshidiso Moeti
  4. Dr. Lucille Imboua
  5. Dr. Owen Kaluwa

Global Health Officials from several different countries answer submitted questions, covering topics ranging from the apparent slowed/later spread of COVID-19 in Africa, the potential treatment plans for Africa, and health systems response and funding constraints.

WATCH WEBCAST HERE

 

Concern Worldwide Health Programming Response – the Do’s and Don’ts 

Concern Worldwide has produced a short guide for staff members and partner’s in LMIC concerning the coronavirus. 

https://globalhealth.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Concern-Health-Responses-to-Coronavirus-DOs-and-DONTs-21.3.20-Final.pdf 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

COURSES FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN LMICs

Clinical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection 

This course includes content on clinical management of patients with a severe acute respiratory infection.

It is intended for clinicians who are working in intensive care units (ICUs) in low and middle-income countries and managing adult and pediatric patients with severe forms of acute respiratory infection (SARI), including severe pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis and septic shock. 

Course duration: Approximately 10 hours.

Certificates: There are no certificates available at this time.

Access the English Courses HERE

The course is now available in:

    • French
    • Russian
    • Coming soon: Indonesian, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese

 

 

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