Return to Work in Post COVID Phase in India: Media Reports Compilations

Authors

  • Namrata H1 ; Sumeet Pokharnikar, M. Jawed Quereishi2 , Rajendra Awate3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i11.11339

Keywords:

COVID, Policy, resuming work

Abstract

Summary: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India (MOHFW, GOI) has published
guidelines on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings to respond in a
timely and effective manner for detection and control of COVID-19 cases. It was first published on 17th
March with subsequent revision on 15thApril; 18thMay and in June 2020. Despite timely and efficient
implementation of the guidelines; there was a steep rise in COVID cases. This article attempts to review
those guidelines holistically; to identify the gaps in them and the challenges in their implementation.
This study will address shortcomings in the guidelines and what can be done to rectify these shortcomings.
There is a need for strengthening of current monitoring and evaluation system/ mechanism along with the
provision of public health insurance.

Author Biography

Namrata H1 ; Sumeet Pokharnikar, M. Jawed Quereishi2 , Rajendra Awate3

1
Consultant, Planning and Innovation, Eurasian Cancer Research Council India office, 2State Planning Manager,
Dept. Of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Chhattisgarh, India, 3Professor, Community medicine RKDF Medical
College And Research Centre, Bhopal, India

Published

2020-10-21

How to Cite

Namrata H1 ; Sumeet Pokharnikar, M. Jawed Quereishi2 , Rajendra Awate3. (2020). Return to Work in Post COVID Phase in India: Media Reports Compilations. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 11(11), 8-13. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i11.11339