DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20211275

Need for expanding the range of services for the survivors of SARS-CoV-2 disease: a short communication

Nilofur Banu

Abstract


The objectives of the article are to assess the role of a strategic planning in response to the prevention and control of the SARS-CoV-2 disease and the need for extending range of supports to the survivors of disease. Since the start of the January this year, a new outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 disease has been reported worldwide. As of now, close to than 68,165,877confirmed cases and 1,557,385 and deaths have been attributed to the diseases due to the associated complications and many recovered but deal with multiple sequelae. In order to effectively respond to the pandemic outbreak, a wide range of strategies have to been proposed. It is a fact that the SARS-CoV-2 survivors have been dealing with multiple challenges, the task of organizing strategies to promote early detection of the problems among the survivors have to be initiated. SARS-CoV-2 disease is a life-threatening disease and is linked with a wide range of complications, including those involving cardiac system, respiratory system and also effecting mental wellness. Thus, the need of the hour is to formulate a strategic response comprising of holistic approach which not only aim to reduce the incidence of the disease at present, but also to extend quality assured care to the survivors.


Keywords


SARS-CoV-2 disease, COVID-19 pandemic, Complications, Survivors

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