The Battles That Can Cost South Asia the War Against COVID-19

In The Diplomat, CIC's Said Sabir Ibrahimi and Centre for Research and Information senior analyst Syed Mafiz Kamal examine the challenges that South Asia faces when fighting COVID-19.

"Given the lack of healthcare infrastructure and levels of poverty in South Asia, a greater number of people are at risk of contracting the coronavirus and dying from it or hunger," they write. "Actions need to focus on increasing the region’s testing capacity, raising awareness about physical distancing and hygiene, producing PPEs, and fighting hunger."

Read the full article at The Diplomat here.

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Apr 30, 2020
Said Sabir Ibrahimi
South Asia
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