Database Category: Quality of Life

Quality of Life

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in March 2020, resulting in many countries worldwide calling for lockdowns. This study aimed to review the existing literature on the effects of the lockdown measures established as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of children and adolescents.

The global economic disruption caused by covid-19 has harmed poorer people and poorer countries the most, particularly in Africa, pushing an estimated 100 million people into extreme poverty in 2020 and reversing more than two decades of progress. Famines again threaten to affect countries across Africa and the Middle East as the virus destroys lives […]

Science and technology sector constituting of data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence are contributing towards COVID-19. The aim of the present study is to discuss the various aspects of modern technology used to fight against COVID-19 crisis at different scales, including medical image processing, disease tracking, prediction outcomes, computational biology and medicines.

The problem has morphed from inadequate testing capacity to inadequate numbers of people agreeing to be tested, said Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota.  

The authors have had experience responding to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and H1N1 influenza, formulating a national medical recovery plan in Kuwait, responding to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster, and developing peer support programs for health care. In this commentary, we summarize lessons learned from those experiences and provide consensus on best practices […]

Eric Wei, MD, MBA, senior vice president and chief quality officer of New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation says many health care workers were running on adrenaline during the surge in the city. “I think it was very scary to everyone,” he says. “And no matter how resilient you are, this was going to […]

In an online discussion hosted by CalMatters, three prominent child health experts offered suggestions for families struggling with the multiple crises confronting the state and nation.

To fight the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, public health officials have implemented a range of social distancing measures aimed at reducing the risk of person-to-person transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). However, physical separation can be nearly impossible in confined spaces such as jails, prisons, and detention centers throughout the […]

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