Coronavirus (242) Rapid response / synthesis on airport screening for covid control

27 March, 2020

Hi HIFA colleagues

Please let me know if you are aware of an existing rapid response or synthesis of evidence on airport screening for covid control. Colleagues at the South African MRC have received this request from the MoH.



HIFA profile: Simon Lewin is a health systems researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and the Medical Research Council of South Africa ( His work is mainly in the field of implementation research, including systematic reviews of health systems interventions; the development and evaluation of strategies for changing professional and user behaviours and the organization of care; and the use of lay or community health workers to deliver care. He is an editor for the Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group and the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Review Group. He is a member of the HIFA working group on CHWs:

Email: simon.lewin AT