The Role of Counselling in Management of Coronavirus

Prof. OSAKINLE, Eunice Olufunmilayo (Ph.D), Prof. BABATUNDE Joseph Ojo (Ph.D), Dr. IBIMILUYI, Francis Olu (Ph.D), Dr. AYODELE Christian Junior (Ph.D), Dr. Rev. Sr. OGUNKORODE, Agatha (Ph.D), OLOFIN-OLUPITAN, Mary Ayodeji (M.Sc)
2021 Zenodo  
The first COVID-19 case in Africa, reaching the continent through travellers returning from Asia, Europe and the United States, was reported in Egypt on 14 February, 2020. There have been over 4 million confirmed cases, over 3 million recoveries and 108,064 deaths. Having the right knowledge of self-medicating during the COVID-19 pandemic and responsible self-medicating practices is important which could be achieved through counselling. Counselling is the process which helps individuals to know
more » ... their abilities, interest and a capacity that will help in the encounter of problems faced by them. Counselling is pertinent to COVID- 19 because of the fact that it has no treatment yet but can be restrained via non pharmacological measures. This study therefore discussed the role of counselling in management of COVID-19. Keywords: Role, Counselling, Management, Coronavirus,
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5021003 fatcat:ae25ycnkd5b55fylexyxwinu6i