Right to Care is part of a broader team of stakeholders on the forefront of the COVID-19 rapid response in South Africa, and other African countries. We provide Departments of Health with technical advice and support across the platform of the COVID-19 response, taking into consideration best practices world-wide. Our specialist services include Health Care Worker Training, Disaster Medicine Solutions, Pharmaceutical Solutions and Strategic Information including enhanced surveillance, modelling and GIS spatial analytics.
Provide emergency logistical and resource planning to support incident management and operations to effectively manage suspected and infected individuals.
GIS mapping and spatial analytics, which will deliver the following:
Data management and integration:
RTC has developed a number of tools with key stakeholders that enable near real time data acquisition and analyses. These include:
Provide intensive, specialist technical assistance to provinces, districts and facilities within a declared state of disaster through the application of established principles of disaster medicine using international lessons learned.
Areas of support include:
Field Hospitals and Temporary Facilities
As and when required, RTC can provide TA for increasing capacity for testing, isolation and treatment facilities. TA for field hospitals incudes design, set up, maintenance as well as guidance on budgets. We use data modelling and GIS mapping to determine where field hospitals should be set up.
Provide pharmaceutical solutions to decongest facilities and support social distancing.
Provide TA and capacity the two phases of the pandemic.
Provide TA to prepare laboratory capacity to manage large scale testing for COVID-19. Existing tools and capabilities to deliver this include:
Provide regular, appropriate communication with the public to enable all citizens to understand COVID-19 and what the government is doing to manage the crises, how to access services, and what individuals must do to contribute to epidemic control and manage the disease.