The USAID-supported Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project recently hosted a webinar in commemoration of World Pneumonia Day. Panelists discussed priorities for expanding access to COVID-19 services through strengthening healtah systems in low- and middle-income countries. This webinar featured lessons learned and best practices on integrating COVID-19 care across the continuum, from the primary and community levels to acute care settings and beyond.
Access the webinar recording here and the presentations below:
- How can we effectively respond to surges of respiratory illnesses? (Emily Headrick, EpiC project/FHI 360)
- COVID-19 Test to Treat (T2T): Shift of COVID-19 treatment from hospital to community/primary level care (George Siberry, USAID)
- Oxygen in primary health care settings (Yewande Kamuntu, Clinton Health Access Initiative)
- Strengthening the health system in Uganda to ensure continuity of services and ensure availability of critical medicines including oxygen (Arthur Kwizera, Makerere University College of Health Sciences)