Perspectives on future of healthcare worker in post-Covid-19 Era: a comparative study of Eastern Europe and Middle Eastern economics concerning healthcare workers
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Azadi Public Hospital, Iraq
Publication date: 2023-04-27
Popul. Med. 2023;5(Supplement):A333
The healthcare landscape in many countries around the world has failed to change quickly to respond to the necessities of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, the demand for healthcare services during the pandemic has plunged rapidly and government responses were limited to the healthcare system, the human labor in the healthcare system, healthcare infrastructure, and government financial contribution prior COVID-19 and the government preparedness for pandemics. COVID-19 has been a serious challenge for the global markets and for labor in all sectors, however, the healthcare worker have had many difficult and serious challenges including encountering COVID-19 with limited information on this contagious virus, dealing with the infected patients, dealing with their family needs and running hospitals and healthcare centers to assure required healthcare services are delivered properly. For healthcare workers hospitals impose mandatory work at healthcare locations, while for many other organizations and institutions a new trend of working remote or online from home was practiced. The sadden switch to work in hospitals and in COVID-19 centers has created fear even for healthcare workers to expose to the threat directly because when healthcare workers were infected hospitals did not have enough capacity to even take care to their workers. The sample of this study will focus on Easter European economics while compare them to the Middle Easter economics, the healthcare workers in both regions as the two case studies will be analyzed. The study is guided by few essential questions are: to what extend healthcare workers got supported to avoid them encounter serious financial difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic? Links:------[1][2]