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Role of Community Medicine during COVID-19 Pandemic
Indian Journal of Community Health ; 33(1):260-262, 2021.
Article in English | Web of Science | ID: covidwho-1315200
ABSTRACT
Pandemics have significantly affected economy of each country. Health & political system have been also drastically affected in each part of the country. To fight against pandemic, it demands multidimensional approaches comprising of various measures like surveillance, containment, isolation & quarantine, border restriction as well as various socio-political and community measures. Though the entire health workforce is involved at multiple levels, the role of a community medicine/public health expert is maximum in controlling the spread in the community and managing the situation. The community medicine specialists can contribute to the public health as well as health-care services in combating the pandemic. This review has been done for giving an insight of proper utilization of public health services and existing manpower of community medicine. Also, this will channelize our health system and give a direction for combating future public health crisis. Government should utilize the experiences and expertise to manage the pandemic very well.

Full text: Available Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: Web of Science Type of study: Qualitative research Language: English Journal: Indian Journal of Community Health Year: 2021 Document Type: Article

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Full text: Available Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: Web of Science Type of study: Qualitative research Language: English Journal: Indian Journal of Community Health Year: 2021 Document Type: Article