Coping up with existing non-communicable diseases during the covid-19 pandemic: A review



Pandemics are not new to the humankind since the rich history of our evolution has met different kinds of disasters and health emergencies are one of them and inevitable even though our medical capabilities have grown up drastically. Whenever a Public Health Emergency happens the entire nucleus shifts towards it in an attempt to mitigate it but, in these extreme situations the health systems forgo the other illnesses and patients. During this COVID-19 the NCDs were compromised and only emergency cases were taken up by the hospitals. So other patients were tried to cope with the missed follow-ups regular check-ups through adopting some strategies during the lockdown. This review article has explored such strategies to mitigate their illness burden from affecting their quality of life.


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