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“Every death is heavy on the healthcare workers that fought to save that person’s life.” Dr Claire Keene (cohort 2017-18)

Image of field hospital - COVID-19 Khayelitsha Field Hospital
Photo: COVID-19 Khayelitsha Field Hospital

Our alumna Dr Claire Keene (cohort 2017-18), Medical coordinator - Médecins sans Frontières, collaborated on the conversion of a recreational centre into a field hospital for patients infected with COVID-19 in Cape Town, South Africa.

This field is a test case to assess whether this is the best course of action to contain the virus and if successful, it might be a model to adapt to the whole continent.

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