Coronavirus (366) Learning chapter on COVID for healthcare workers

8 April, 2020

Dear Colleagues

Based on our experience of the COVID-19 spread in South Africa we have written a learning chapter on COVID for healthcare workers that has been added to our Infection Prevention and Control book which can be accessed free on I believe that this is a useful training resource for developing countries.

Stay safe, Dave Woods

HIFA profile: Dave Woods is emeritus professor in neonatal medicine at the School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is Chairman of the Perinatal Education Trust and Eduhealthcare, both not-for-profit non-government organisations that develop appropriate self-help distance learning material for doctors and nurses who care for pregnant women and their children in under-resourced communities. He has 30 years experience as a clinical neonatologist, with particular interests in perinatal care and training of health professionals. He is currently developing paper-based continuing learning material in maternal care, newborn care, childhealth, and care of adults and children with HIV/AIDS. He is also participating in the design and development of wind-up appropriate health technology for poor countries. pepcourse AT