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WINGS #08-20 Women on the COVID Frontline

Reports from India and Cameroon


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Length: 0:28:48
Uploaded: 8 Jun, 2020

Recording Date: 8 Jun, 2020
Recording Location: New Delhi, India; Yaonde and Douala, Cameroon; Denman Island
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Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #08-20 Women on the COVID Frontline by Nilanjana Bhowmick, Patience Wirngo, WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Program Title: WINGS #08-20 Women on the COVID Frontline
Description: Nilanjana Bhowmick reports from New Delhi on 3.5 million women who are "barefoot health workers"; Patience Wirngo interviews women workers confronting COVID-19 through many fields in Cameroon.

Host(s): Nilanjana Bhowmick and Patience Wirngo
Featured Speakers/Guests: From India: Nilanjana Bhowmick, narrator, and Kanchan Pandey (in Hindi), an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA). From Cameroon: Dr. Dr.Yaneu Ngaha, who delivered baby of positive mother, and interviewer Daniel Ekonde; nurse supervisor Lucy Elango; Professor Rose Gana Fomban Leke, eminent epidemiologist; journalist working with Cameroon Radio Television CRTV, Helen Ngoh, on her health precautions; radio producer of women's programming, Tchonko Becky Bissong.

Credits: Segment 1 produced by Nilanjana Bhowmick, adapted from her podcast Women Interrupted. Remainder of program produced by Patience Wirngo (content of interview 2 courtesy of Daniel Ekonde). Photo credit: Daniel Ekonde/CNN

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Regional > Africa
Regional > South Asia
Science and Technology > Medicine
Health > Policy
Society and Culture > Women
Health > COVID-19
Type: Weekly Program

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Comments: Producers: Nilanjana Bhowmick and Patience Wirngo

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