Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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Cape Town
South Africa

Overview: The objective of this webinar is to focus on lessons learnt during the pandemic and the crucial role of frontline health workers in global health systems including:

  • The need for a holistic approach to health systems
  • The crucial role of nurses and health care professionals as part of community rehabilitation service
  • Mental health management in health systems
  • The impact on future regulatory frameworks


  • Anita Brikman (Moderator), Senior Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs, Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)
  • Howard Catton, CEO, International Council of Nurses (ICN) 
  • Dr. Fahmy Hanna, Technical Officer, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHO (TBC) 
  • Elaine Fletcher, Editor-in-chief, Health Policy Watch
  • Judy Stenmark. Director General, The Global Self-Care Federation (GSCF)
Covid-19 and Frontline Workers