Psychosocial response to epidemics – lessons from Ebola applied to COVID-19

Dr Howard Ryland interviews Dr Peter Hughes

22 minutes


April 2020

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In this podcast, CPD Online Deputy Editor Dr Howard Ryland talks to Dr Peter Hughes about his experience of working in West Africa during the Ebola outbreak. They discuss what comparisons can be drawn between Ebola and COVID-19 and examine the lessons we can learn from the psychosocial response seen in West Africa – from the perspective of patients, healthcare workers and wider society.


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