Hospital Readiness for COVID-19: The Scenario from India with Suggestions for the World

  • Mandalam Seshadri Thirumalai Mission Hospital
  • T Jacob John Christian Medical College, Vellore
Keywords: COVID-19, hospitals, mitigation, low income countries

Abstract

Lessons learned from Italy regarding hospitals and health care facilities as important sources of disease spread for COVID-19, and ways to mitigate this in India and other countries.  

Author Biographies

Mandalam Seshadri, Thirumalai Mission Hospital

MD, PhD, FRCP(Edinburgh)
Former Professor of Medicine, CMC Hospital , Vellore

Consultant Physician, Endocrinologist & Honorary Medical Director
Thirumalai Mission Hospital,Thirumalainagar
Vanapadi Road
Ranipet 632404

T Jacob John, Christian Medical College, Vellore

PhD (Virology), FRCP (Paediatrics), Former Professor& Head, Department of Clinical Virology, Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, India

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Published
2020-04-27
How to Cite
Seshadri, M., & John, T. J. (2020). Hospital Readiness for COVID-19: The Scenario from India with Suggestions for the World. Christian Journal for Global Health, 7(1), 33-36. https://doi.org/10.15566/cjgh.v7i1.375