Originally posted on Medium.com.
You may have heard the saying, “no products, no programs,” but for those who work in public health during COVID-19, the saying has become “no PPE, no programs.” And for community health workers (CHWs) who play a vital role in providing health care services to their communities, they face the danger of “no PPE, no safety.”
Why CHWs are At-Risk
Worldwide shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) have led to increased COVID-19 infections amongst health workers; and in Africa, infections have increased by 200 percent since late May. Community health workers are…
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