International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 11, Issue 6, June 2021 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Country-wide Survey on Covid-19 Preparedness of Medical Clinics of the Government Sector Healthcare Institutions
      Vindya Kumarapeli, Sinha De Silva, Dhanushka Abeygunathilaka, Nimani de Lanerolle, Casthuri Kandasamy, Uthpala Muhandiram, Chithramali Rodrigo
Abstract: NCDs were estimated to account for 83% of the total deaths in Sri Lanka in the year 2016. Continuing regular health services for patients with NCDs, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, is a challenge. Ministry of Health has taken steps to provide guidance and training to continue services of medical clinics in government Healthcare institutions (HI). The aim of the study was to determine the Covid-19 preparedness of medical clinics in government sector HI to provide NCD services. A descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out involving 682 HI from all health districts of Sri Lanka, recruited by purposive sampling technique.

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Vindya Kumarapeli, Sinha De Silva, Dhanushka Abeygunathilaka, Nimani de Lanerolle, Casthuri Kandasamy, Uthpala Muhandiram, Chithramali Rodrigo (2021); Country-wide Survey on Covid-19 Preparedness of Medical Clinics of the Government Sector Healthcare Institutions ; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 11(6) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.11.06.2021.p11487
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