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The role of emergency medical teams in Eswatini during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nsenga, Ngoy, Bompangue, Didier, Oyugi, Boniface, Atsyor, Cornelia, Lukhele, Nomthandazo, Salio, Flavio, Das, Timothy, Lajolo, Camila, Anderson, David, Mee, Alison, and others. (2022) The role of emergency medical teams in Eswatini during the COVID-19 pandemic. PanAfrican Medical Journal, 41 (S2). ISSN 1937-8688. (doi:10.11604/pamj.supp.2022.41.2.32546) (KAR id:99000)


The paper documents experiences and lesson learned in responding to COVID-19 pandemic in Eswatini with the support of the Emergency Medical Teams. WHO databases, operation reports and hospitalization records were reviewed. The WHO Emergency medical Teams built the capacity for the local response teams in Eswatini. The conclusion is that following the intervention of the WHO Emergency Response Teams, Eswatini is better prepared to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and future outbreaks.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.11604/pamj.supp.2022.41.2.32546
Uncontrolled keywords: COVID-19, emergency medicine, Eswatini
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: George Austin-Coskry
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2022 10:06 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 12:00 UTC
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