International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

+44 1300 500008

Taslim Uddin

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, BSM Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Perspective Article   
    Strategies to Adapt COVID-19 Impacted Low Resource Rehabilitation Services
    Author(s): Taslim Uddin*, Md Abu Bakar Siddiq and Mohammad Tariqul Islam

    One-third of the global population is currently in lockdown due COVID-19 pandemic and there are indications that it will be lengthier than thought. It has impacted health care delivery system in acute, post-acute and community settings including medical rehabilitation. Bangladesh is a low-middle income country with large population and limited health services which houses the largest refugee camp of the world. Challenges impacted by COVID-19 and strategic suggestions are provided for adaptation of the rehabilitation services. Across the country many large medical institutions are struggling to meet the clinical demand due to COVID-19. One of the tertiary hospitals in Dhaka city, in accordance with other international rehabilitation organizations instituted measures to protect staff and patients: inpatient rehabilitation services closed since March 2020 at BSM Medi.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.20.08.558

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