The frontline workers in the healthcare sector are facing unprecedented stress during this pandemic. Dr. Ella, a medical officer from Goa, shares her experience of the same.
In this podcast episode, Dr.Ella talks about the effect of pandemic in the personal as well as the social life of frontline workers. From working around the clock, to abstaining oneself from meeting their families and dear ones, to facing deaths of their patients, Dr. Ella gives the listeners a closer insight into the world struck by the pandemic.
Since Dr. Ella has been placed in Goa, much of this experience is relevant to this state. She also shares with the listeners on how the Indian government has been supporting the experience of frontline workers during this pandemic.
Tune in to this episode with Dr. Ella to know more about the experience of frontline healthcare workers during this pandemic.
About Dr. Ella-Marie Filinto-Sequeira
Dr. Ella-Marie Filinto-Sequeira, a medical officer serving her one year bond currently posted in Porvorim Health centre, born and brought up in Goa and alumnus of Goa Medical College. In the space of these last few months, she has served the people of Goa in Covid centres and health centres across north Goa, including Calangute, Candolim, Mapusa, Porvorim and Aldona, on the frontlines in the fight against the pandemic.
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