Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for #COVID19 Response in Low-Income Countries & I float some ideas on options for response
Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 Response in Low-Income Countries
What is the best way to tailor the health response to #COVID19Pandemic in low income countries to meet their needs and constraints? . A difficult and urgent question. Good to share ideas.
Are WHO guidelines prioritizing the right things for low-resource settings? With limited resources, which investments are most likely to pay off in saved lives? (hint: it's not brand new $100k ventilators)
There are no easy answers to #COVID19 response, but to focus on broader, more immediate, protection of life we suggest: 🚰 Scale-up of water & sanitation 🌡️ Security of other essential health services 💸 Cash transfers to enable 'stay at home'
New : Does one size fits all? Realistic alternatives for #COVID19 response in #LMICs. It is now evident that many of the public health and hospital-based interventions deployed by HICs may be ineffective or infeasible in LMICs. #CovidLMICs
There is much talk about the need for different policies related to #COVID19 in low- and middle-income countries. , , and have seven suggestions.
When social distancing is not an option. Alternative options for #covid19 response for #globaldev countries - by &
Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for #COVID19 Response in Low-Income Countries
In low income countries , the consensus is to do a LOT of testing, slam the population with health education and take all assistance possible from appropriate donors to build up the resilience of the frontline healthcare workforce.
Kudos to & colleagues from for this blog. Given problems with #lockdowns & isolation in #LMICs they suggest prioritising: 👉Water & sanitation 👉Protecting other essential healthcare services 👉Cash transfers to stay home
Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 #coronavirus Response in Low-Income Countries via et al
Another useful reflection: Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 Response in Low-Income Countries. But what are health experts in/from those countries saying? Links please.
COVID is not the only fruit: important reflections from , on a global response which neglects the needs of low income countries.
One size does NOT fit all! Thanks for making this critical point. Lockdowns, self-isolation, social distancing etc. might not be realistic in many low-income countries, or be deadlier than #Covid_19
Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 Response in Low-Income Countries by 1. Low-tech clean water 2. Protect non-COVID essential health services (vaccines, malaria control, child health etc) 3. Cash transfers
What should poor countries do about COVID-19? The challenges are enormous. Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 Response in Low-Income Countries:
Shipping 100,000 ventilators to low-income countries probably won't help much (and other harsh realities from CGD's health experts)
Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 Response in Low-Income Countries (h/t )
Excellent, thoughtful piece ! Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 Response in Low-Income Countries
This is very good from & . Recommends: 1) focus on water and sanitation 2) protect non-COVID essential healthcare program/capacity 3) cash transfers to stay at home. Also suggest big focus on protecting health care workforce.
Does one size fit all? Realistic alternatives for #COVID-19 response in low-income countries - very thoughtful and timely article! Thanks a lot &
Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 Response in Low-Income Countries
Excellent piece, on tailored strategies for low and middle-income countries to tackle Covid19 in the face of major resource constraints
Many public health and hospital-based interventions deployed by high-income countries may be ineffective or infeasible in low- and middle-income countries. and suggest some alternate approaches #COVID19
Poor countries have at large relied on development aid from rich countries to build their health systems in times of peace. Now that even rich countries themselves are overwhelmed by #COVID19, keeping masks and ventilators to themselves... (1/2)
Does One Size Fit All? Realistic Alternatives for COVID-19 Response in Low-Income Countries