Informal home care providers: the forgotten health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Informal home care providers: the forgotten health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has placed pressure on many national health-care systems worldwide. Due to the rapid surge in caseloads and resource constraints in health systems, in many high-income settings, the focus has been on disease screening, with those who have severe disease prioritised for hospitalisation.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-06-01

Citation

Chan, Emily Ying Yang, Nina Gobat, Jean H. Kim, Elizabeth A. Newnham, Zhe Huang, Heidi Hung, Caroline Dubois, Kevin Kei Ching Hung, Eliza Lai Yi Wong, and Samuel Yeung Shan Wong. 2020. "Informal home care providers: the forgotten health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic." The Lancet.

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