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Arab Health Daily Dose 2021 Day 3

Day 2 of the show addressed public health challenges and new saw strategic partnerships being formed.

 Speaking at the Public Health Conference during a session on emergency preparedness, response and recovery, Dr Ashish Jha, Dean of Brown University School of Public Health, highlighted that globally only 10 to 15 per cent of the population, around two billion people, have been vaccinated, which he believes puts us currently halfway through the pandemic globally.

“We're in the middle of the worst health crisis in a century, and the challenges are varied and what the pandemic looks like varies tremendously based on where you are at any given moment,” he said.

While PM&R physicians from around the world shared their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic during a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference panel session at Arab Health 2021. Common trends, irrespective of location, included mental wellbeing and telerehabilitation.

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