International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology

Goncalo Placido

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


  • Short Communication   
    Preparing the Frontline: The Role of Nursing Education in the Fight Against COVID19 Pandemic
    Author(s): Goncalo Placido*

    The beginning of 2020 set the whole globe to a test. Healthcare systems, healthcare professionals worldwide, most importantly nurses, were put face to face with a health challenge of massive proportions: the COVID19 epidemic. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), by the end of June 2020, nearly half-year since the beginning of the mentioned pandemic, approximately 8,5 million cases of infection and 450.000 deaths by Coronavirus had already been registered globally. Despite all the major efforts to maintain the virus outside its borders, also the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was affected by this scenario, having identified the first infected person in March 2020. According to the same source, in the same period of time, the number of ca.. View More»

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