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Poland Emergency Medical Team and the challenges in facing the COVID-19 pandemic

Working in hospitals without running water and with limited access to medicine and oxygen supply, shortage of medical staff, building trust among medical professionals and mindfulness of cultural differences- these are some of the many challenges that the Poland Emergency Medical Team PCPM had during the pandemic of the COVID-19.

Heros on emergency COVID-19 response

The Corona-virus outbreak has been continuing to spread. By the beginning of May, the number of infected people worldwide surpassed 160 mln infections, and the death toll continues to rise. While traditional models of disease outbreaks largely focus on infection rates, the HERoS (Health Emergency Response In Interconnected Systems) project introduces new methods to integrate behaviour from the bottom up, and integrated in macro-level models to coordinate the response world-wide.