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13 Jul, 2020

Covid-19 Testing data in India: Challenges and Opportunities

By Arulprakash Sivanandan Kamalpreet Kaur Vishakh Saraf|2020-08-07T22:56:33+05:30July 13th, 2020|Categories: Descriptive Epidemiology|Tags: |

Importance of COVID-19 testing data Tests allow us to identify infected individuals, guiding the medical treatment that they receive. It enables the isolation of those infected and the tracing and quarantining of their contacts. It can help allocate medical resources and staff more efficiently. Informs our understanding of the pandemic [...]

12 Jul, 2020

Role of Digital Health solutions to address COVID-19

By Aishwarya Rohatgi Harpreet Kaur Shikha Upadhyay|2020-08-04T16:45:18+05:30July 12th, 2020|Categories: Digital Interventions|Tags: |

Digital health technologies can provide powerful tools for public health officials and the public in the management of the COVID-19 response by helping public health officials reach and communicate with a vast number of people more quickly, efficiently, and effectively. Digital health solutions may help people document the presence or [...]

27 May, 2020

COVID-19 infections among South American Countries

By Dhruvi Bagaria Mahima Kaur Ruchi Thakur|2020-08-07T21:38:55+05:30May 27th, 2020|Categories: Descriptive Epidemiology|Tags: |

South American countries has recently seen a surge of the coronavirus cases with epidemic curve maintaining an upward trend. Some South American countries are struggling to contain the outbreak, with Brazil, and Peru being worst hit. The World Health Organization (WHO) on May 22 2020 declared that the epicentre of [...]

25 May, 2020

COVID-19 Infections in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

By Purva Jaiswal Ritika Kaur Srishti Arora Vishwa Bhayani|2020-09-11T11:20:12+05:30May 25th, 2020|Categories: Descriptive Epidemiology|Tags: |

While severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV 2) is rapidly spreading in all nations, COVID-19 is the second coronavirus outbreak in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations following the middle east respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012 (1). The World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 disease [...]

21 May, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health

By Shikha Upadhyay|2020-07-25T11:34:48+05:30May 21st, 2020|Categories: Planning & Management to Promote Health|Tags: |

COVID-19, term has become very familiar or part of our daily routine. This COVID-19 virus was first detected on 31st December 2019 among residents of Wuhan in China. An individual can get infected with this highly contagious virus through small droplets expelled from the nose and mouth of an already [...]