COVID19 Resources


Produced by WMA

COVID Talk [Uganda] with Dr Richtard Idro reporting from a country with a very low number of cases, but taking strong protection not to risk a disaster: https://youtu.be/z0TWgPdgwPc

COVID Talk [Belgium] with Adv. Sara Roda on so-called COVID-Apps, their use, functionality, different national experiences and plans, data protection and public health needs. A matter about trust.: https://youtu.be/4EfmUPBA3g8

COVID Talk with Dr Klaus Reinhardt explaining the likely reasons for Germany’s relatively low death toll, the difficulties to get PPE, the reduction of strokes and heart infarcts showing up in clinics and potential collateral damage and idea by the German Minister of Health of an immunity proof as a tool to loosen restrictions: https://youtu.be/qerjOMVoBIw

COVID Talk [Australia] with Dr Mukesh Haikerwal AC tells us how he prepared his family physician office for the pandemic and how he set up a government sponsored respiratory clinic to serve his community in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia: https://youtu.be/28Amkup1Y9c

COVID Talk [Chile] with Dr Anamaria Arriagada, Colegio Médico Santiago, explains the situation in a health care system used to deal with catastrophes and scarcity, the effects of restrictions and curfews, the inclusion of the private sector in fighting the pandemic and equity in access during the pandemic and in a “new normality”: https://youtu.be/X73isiBuYqM

COVID Talk [UK] with Dr Chaand Nagpaul, Chair, British Medical Association about the efforts to increase the surge capacity in the National Health Service, dealing with the scarcity of PPE resources, occupational risks in the health care sector, the need for international reliable data and consistent public messages: https://youtu.be/N2D0m1VLk3A 

COVID Talk [France] with Dr Audrey Fontaine about the experience of young physicians with the COVID-19 Pandemic: https://youtu.be/tbhZkwKOG4Y

COVID Talk [France] with Dr Xavier Deau as a Family Physician working in a hotspot of Corona infections, talking about the fears and thoughts of his patients and himself, working without protection and a meager support by the health authorities: https://youtu.be/gZkdqRPGcVo

COVID Talk [Kenya] with Dr Jacqueline Kitulu on the measures to keep the number of COVID cases as low as possible in a country with very limited health care resources: https://youtu.be/rGG8_8oyrME

COVID Talk [Spain] with Dr Tomas Cobo on the extreme Corona outbreak in Spain, the rapid deterioration on individual patients and the delays in preparing for the crisis: https://youtu.be/bAdDyTGOh9A

COVID Talk [Sweden] with Dr Heidi Stensmyren describing a different approach to tackle the pandemics and the potential of being forced to triage for ICU treatment: https://youtu.be/hZyrDVKrIUY

COVID Talk [Australia] with Dr Tony Bartone on the Australian perspective of having a long time to deal with the pandemic: https://youtu.be/KBFw8LwBzho

COVID Talk [New Zealand] with Dr Kate Baddock on the lock down in an individualistic society: https://youtu.be/WUYCssW0MUQ

COVID Talk [Iceland] with Dr Reynir Arngrimsson on massive testing to contain the pandemic: https://youtu.be/6xJ6_wx7LSw

Additional presentation with details

COVID Talk [USA] with Dr Dave Barbe on the different speeds of the development of the pandemic in the USA: https://youtu.be/jYldAM_aEXU

COVID Talk [Sri Lanka] with Dr Indika Karunathilake on the island state dealing with the Corona threat in an early phase: https://youtu.be/uldR6GYQZTM

COVID Talk [Vatican] with Dr Pablo Requena on pastoral and spiritual care during the pandamic: https://youtu.be/0VTXPQVMpEw

COVID Talk [Brazil] with Dr Miguel Jorge on the pandemic being a psychological and mental health threat: https://youtu.be/M9jamuZEJdM

COVID Talk [Taiwan] with Dr Brian Chang on a successful strategy to contain the outbreak: https://youtu.be/a0wZ7980p7w

COVID TALK [India] with Dr Ravi Wankhedkar about a huge country going into an early lock down: https://youtu.be/2YdsTmevJzw

COVID Talk [Nigeria] with Osahon Enabulele dealing with Corona in an Central African country: https://youtu.be/yqY6M2vibdk

COVID Talk [Israel] with Dr Leonid Eidelman on precautionary measures and restrictions: https://youtu.be/hO7t2Dy72-4

External resources

COVID-19 Resource pages by WMA Member Organizations

American Medical Association: COVID-19 Resource Page

American Medical Association: COVID landing page

American Medical Association: Free CME related to Covid from the JAMA Network

British Medical Association: BMJ’s Coronavirus Hub

Chinese Medical Association: COVID-19 Academic Research Communication Platform

Chinese Medical Association: Seminar on COVID-19 – topics are as below:

  • Diagnosis and clinical management of COVID-19 cases
  • Clinical management of severe and critical COVID-19 cases
  • Hospital infection control measures, controlling measures in the community, setting up and management of isolation units for COVID-19
  • Implementation of molecular diagnostics for SARS-CoV-2 infection
  • Control of the COVID-19 outbreak: Radiology’s experience

Turkish Medical Association website for CoViD (in Turkish)

COVID-19 Resource pages by WMA Partners and other Organizations

CPME – European Updates on COVID19

ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work

WHO Academy’s new COVID-19 mobile learning app that is targeted specifically to health workers

US National Institute of Health about the COVID-19 therapeutic options under investigation

COVID-19 data sources – Knowledge Portal on Innovation and Access to Medicines

Council of Europe Committee on Bioethics  – COVID- 19 (DH-BIO)

Handbook for Public Protection against COVID-19

The Knowledge Center for China’s Experiences in response to COVID-19

Free COVID-19 Courses from WCEA for healthcare professionals

COVID-19 Resource page by the Robert-Koch-Institute, Berlin

WHPA calls on immediate G20 action to secure personal protective equipment for health personnel

EPI-WIN: WHO information network for epidemics

Covid-19 Resources for Health Professionals

Connecting Communities for COVID19 News

ECDC Situation update

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins University

Center for Infectious Disease Research at the University of Minnesota

COVID-19 Dashboard of the Robert-Koch-Institute and the University of Bonn

Coronavirus in Nederland by esri Nederland

European Mortality StatisticsStatens Serum Institut (SSI) Denmark