All posts tagged COVID-19

A Voice From the Front Line: Implications for Migrant Workers in Myanmar

By Htun Nyunt Oo (LSHTM fellow for Global Health Leadership 2019/20; Director of National AIDS Programme, MoHS, Myanmar)

In this blog series we are giving a voice to practitioners, implementers and policy-makers involved in national COVID-19 responses in low- and middle-income countries.  These posts seek to…

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC: FROM ISOLATION TO SOLIDARITY

By Richard Coker (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

An epidemiological tsunami is sweeping the world. The most vulnerable will succumb directly from infection and, often forgotten, indirectly from being unable to access health care services. As this pandemic unfolds, it may be difficult to see any positive consequences…

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How can locally-based research institutions support COVID-19 preparedness and response? African example

By: Professor Martin Antonio (LSHTM and WHO Collaborating Centre for New Vaccines Surveillance)

The global outbreak of novel coronavirus disease (renamed COVID-19) has brought to attention the preparedness of African countries and health systems to be able to address the COVID-19 outbreak. On 31 Jan 2020 the WHO…

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