Issues and Impact of COVID-19 on Surgical Services in Northern Borneo, Sabah

Authors

  • Firdaus Hayati Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Nik Amin Sahid Nik Lah Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Andee Dzulkarnaen Zakaria Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Syed Sharizman Syed Abdul Rahim Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Nornazirah Azizan Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51200/bjms.v16i1.3538

Keywords:

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Global pandemic

Abstract

Globally, everyone has gone through an unusual and remarkable period during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has affected various sectors in the country and implicated society. Important services including the health care system, particularly in surgery, have raised challenges and issues that need to be sorted out. This action is prudent to justify the balance in between care on preventing the spread of COVID-19 infection and at the same time providing surgical services. In this article are the perspectives on how we elicit the issues and the solutions in providing surgical services during the COVID-19 pandemic in our state, Sabah.

Author Biography

Firdaus Hayati, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Published

2022-02-08

How to Cite

Hayati, F., Nik Lah, N. A. S. ., Zakaria, A. D. ., Syed Abdul Rahim, S. S. ., & Azizan, N. . (2022). Issues and Impact of COVID-19 on Surgical Services in Northern Borneo, Sabah. Borneo Journal of Medical Sciences (BJMS), 16(1). https://doi.org/10.51200/bjms.v16i1.3538
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