Podcast: COVID-19 Frontline health workers in India
India’s devastating second wave of COVID-19 is finally showing signs of easing after weeks of lockdowns. Listen to colleagues in India talk about their experiences working in the frontline.
India’s devastating second wave of COVID-19 is finally showing signs of easing after weeks of lockdowns across the country. But hospitals in India are still overflowing with COVID-19 patients. Professor Nathan Grills and Professor Jane Gunn speak with colleagues in India about their experience treating COVID-19 patients in intensive care and counselling patients and their families.
Dr J.V. Peter, Director of Christian Medical College, Vellore and ICU consultant, and Jubin Varghese from Sister Mary Glowrey Scholar and Emmanuel Health Association (EHA) and clinical psychologist talk about the challenges of working in a clinical setting during a crisis.
This podcast was a collaboration between the Australia India Institute and the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences, with support from the Global Health Alliance Melbourne.
Listen to the full podcast here.