With the accelerating spread of the Coronavirus in Africa, there is an urgent need to act on the lessons learnt from the Ebola outbreak in 2015 and address specific weaknesses of the health structures in Africa. With this reality, Covid-19 Peace Ambassadors will show support by;
With the current deplorable state of medical facilities across Africa, there is a need for a facelift for existing structures and the establishment of new treatment centers fully equipped with ICUbeds, ventilators and other equipment.
Medical personnel are front and center and as such require the urgent supply of personal protective equipment, training on the novel disease, support and life insurance in case of infection while administering treatment.
In a bid to contain the spread of the virus and reduce the number of infected persons , there has to be a widespread provision of hand sanitizers, face masks and other medical supplies across low-income households.