publication . Article . 2020

Epidemic Spread and Its Management Through Governance and Leadership Response Influencing the Arising Challenges Around COVID-19 in Pakistan—A Lesson Learnt for Low Income Countries With Limited Resource

Ahsan Nawaz; Xing Su; Muhammad Qasim Barkat; Sana Asghar; Ali Asad; Farwa Basit; Shahid Iqbal; Hafiz Zahoor; Syyed Adnan Raheel Shah;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2020 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 8 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported in China (Wuhan) at the end of 2019. It has rapidly spread over 216 countries, including the USA, UK, Europe, Russia, and many Asian countries. It has affected more than 4.5 million people, and around 0.3 million deaths have been reported globally. Many preventive measures have been adopted worldwide to mitigate its spread. The government of Pakistan has also taken many preventive measures to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, such as rapid response by governance, continuous monitoring of the pandemic spread in the affected areas, and integration of resources from multiple sectors, including health, education, def...
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free text keywords: COVID-19, preventive measures, current status, governance quick response, 169 days survey, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public Health, Original Research, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, China, Pandemic, Corporate governance, Epidemiology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Development economics, Government, Outbreak, Business, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Developing country
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