Safe Health Workers, Safe Patients?

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Safe Health Workers, Safe Patients?” – below is their description.

The COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled the huge challenges and risks health workers are facing globally. Working in stressful environments makes health workers more prone to errors which can lead to patient harm. Health worker safety is a priority for patient safety. Speak up for health worker safety!

World Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel

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Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

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