31 May 2021
We are collaborating on a project to look at the structure, the governance and the roles and responsibilities in the interaction between the Pharma Unit and the Supply Department. [...] 04 Finally, 2020 was also the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, and during the COVID-19 crisis, the contribution of nurses and allied nursing staff on quality of care has never been more apparent or outstanding, demonstrating it is essential to have the right nurses with the right skills and knowledge in the right place at the right time. [...] Other priorities for 2021 and beyond include an increased response capacity to COVID-19 and other epidemics, the opening of the trauma centre in Kunduz, Afghanistan (delayed due to the pandemic), the opening of a project for advanced HIV disease in Severodonetsk, Ukraine and the decentralisation of HIV care in Bangui, CAR, the opening of a prison project focused on TB in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and. [...] ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE Towards the end of the year and after the end of the mandate of the task force, the group on analysis and advocacy for AMR was relaunched under specific terms of reference. [...] Ethical decision-making in critical care and the appropriate provision of palliative and end-of-life care became a central theme of these courses, with the introduction of new guidelines and decision-making tools during the rest of the year.