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HEALTHCARE

SINGLE OBJECTIVE/GOAL OF THE PILLAR:

  • Objectively flatten the curve and lower the mortality and morbidity associated with COVID-19.

 

CALL TO ACTION:

Information

  • A trusted source of medical information within which we dispel myths amongst others.

  • Prevention /Prophylaxis therapy where's the current up to date data.

Hardware

  • Increase the available hospital beds (engage with Dept of Health, lower the License and inspection criteria, convert ward beds into ICU beds).

  • Increase the availability of ventilators.

  • Supply PPE to the frontline workers and the vulnerable.

  • Masks for all in SA, involve the Corporate's they can brand their masks.

Staff

  • Support medical staff on the front line, where can we source nurses, especially ICU trained nurses.

  • Paramedical Support staff (Physios / Med students / retired HCP’s).

At Home

  • Home therapy options for the mild and moderate ill patients, how to monitor at home.

  • Telemedicine can play an important role here.

  • Health Education - creation, curation and distribution.

 

TIMELINE:

  • Immediate

Dr. Michael Mol

Dr. Iftikhar Ebrahim

Pharma, Medical Consumables, Equipment, Institution

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