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Protecting health workers: Protective gear is not enough, infection control practices are critical | Payal Hathi and Nikhil Srivastav | The Times of India

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At the end of the PM’s announcement of India’s countrywide lockdown last month, he reminded us of the importance of health workers as we cope with the rapid spread of Covid-19, and announced a Rs 15,000 crore allocation for health system strengthening. The critical question is, how should this allocation be prioritised to minimise the cost to society of this current crisis and to best support health workers? Read more...

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