VLOG: Short report published in African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine (PHCFM)
Editor-in-Chief of the African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine (PHCFM), Professor Robert Mash, interviews Dr Priscilla Felimone (co-author) on the recent short report that deals with the impact of Cyclone Idai on primary health care in Beria (Mozambique).
Beira, the biggest city of Mozambique’s Sofala province, was struck by Cyclone Idai on 14 March 2019, with devastating impacts. The floods along with the cyclone destroyed road infrastructure and health facilities and disrupted primary health care (PHC) service delivery. In addition, destruction of farmland and food stocks resulted in malnutrition; the abundance of water fostered the reproduction of mosquitos, exacerbating the burden of malaria; and problems with water and sanitation led to epidemics of cholera. Read more…
Using a case study approach, this article contributes climate resilient PHC for better preparedness to service continuity.
Authors: Christian L. Lokotola, Tibo Uyttersprot, Priscilla Felimone, Charlotte Scheerens
Read the short report online at https://bit.ly/3hQCLu9
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