Elizabeth Walsh

5 Lessons from Top Global Experts on How to Support the Health Workforce
Before COVID-19, the world was facing a shortage of 18 million health workers by 2030 , mostly in low- and middle-income countries. By September of this year, one in seven reported cases of COVID-19 were health workers and at least 7,000 health workers had died—likely significant underestimates due to lack of data. Although the true burden of COVID-19 infections on the health workforce is unknown, the loss of health workers from COVID-19 will...