Health And Safety Preparedness In Sub-Saharan Africa
Keywords:Sub-Saharan Africa, Health and safety preparedness, Infectious diseases, Sustainable development, public health.
The review explores the intersection between public health and safety readiness, emphasizing the need to analyze existing frameworks, understand challenges faced by health systems, and explore potential strategies. The study employs a narrative review methodology, utilizing PRISMA standards and searching various platforms for relevant literature. The results highlight the complexity of health and safety in the region, with challenges including suboptimal preparedness and limited knowledge among healthcare workers. Existing frameworks, like the ICCC Framework and CDC guidelines, are acknowledged but require continuous refinement. Promising strategies for bolstering preparedness include innovative education, community engagement, and international collaboration. The review aims to contribute to ongoing discussions on strengthening the region's capacity to navigate health crises and safeguard its diverse population. Subsequent sections delve into key dimensions of health and safety, covering themes such as healthcare infrastructure, community engagement, policy frameworks, and international collaboration.