Three Lessons from the Global South on Combating the Pandemic
This article, by Dr Muhammad Musa of BRAC International, a Bangladesh-based NGO, states that top-down measures to curb the spread of the virus – dramatic steps like lockdowns and bans on large gatherings – pose an immediate threat to families in the poorest communities.
He writes that the key to fixing this situation is community engagement and the involvement of local leaders.
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September 14, 2020