Muskan – The little nurse without PPE

Muskan – The little nurse without PPE Prof Pankaj Chaturvedi The little girl was crying inconsolably. Her father was equally distressed. He kept begging for being allowed to accompany her daughter in the isolation facility. It was an emotionally challenging scene and I too was struggling to hold my own tears. As per the Government’s policy,…

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Learning from disasters: Nepal copes with coronavirus pandemic 5 years after earthquake

Learning from disasters: Nepal copes with coronavirus pandemic 5 years after earthquake Does one kind of disaster prepare us for another? Five years after devastating earthquakes struck, Nepali citizens and their government are pondering this question while under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. After the earthquakes in 2015, nearly 9,000 people died, while more than…

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John Hopkins-Modeling 2019-nCoV

Mapping 2019-nCoV Background On December 31, 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of an outbreak of “pneumonia of unknown cause” detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China – the seventh-largest city in China with 11 million residents. As of January 23, there are over 800 cases of 2019-nCoV confirmed globally, including cases in at least…

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Introducing the COVID-19 Digital Classroom

Introducing the COVID-19 Digital Classroom The COVID-19 Digital Classroom brings together global leaders in communication, animation development, and training strategies to provide high-quality digital health education content to community-based health workers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. During this event, you’ll hear from Dr. Gaya Gamhewage, Head of Learning & Capacity Development, and the Health Emergencies Program…

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