Engelbrecht B, Gilson L, Barker P, Vallabhjee K, Kantor G, Budden M, Parbhoo A, Lehmann U. Prioritizing people and rapid learning in times of crisis: A virtual learning initiative to support health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Health Planning and Management. March 25, 2021. [Epub ahead of print]
This article reports on an initiative set up within Africa's Western Cape provincial Department of Health early in the COVID-19 pandemic to facilitate collective learning and support for health workers and managers across the health system. Strategies and three transformational actions that protect staff are shared.