Short Communication
Volume 6 Issue 8 - 2021
Socio-Economic Prospective of COVID-19 in Sudan: A Review
Tamador-Elkhansaa Elnour Angara*
The Center for Studies and Development of Nomadic Sector in Sudan, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan
*Corresponding Author: Tamador-Elkhansaa Elnour Angara, The Center for Studies and Development of Nomadic Sector in Sudan, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan.
Received: June 18, 2021; Published: July 21, 2021




Human health is a determinant factor for development. Any derivation for health has a negative social and the psychological impact on the individual, hence his economic performance and the performance of the society at large. Accordingly, COVID-19 as a pandemic disease has a disastrous impact on development. Like other countries, Sudan with a total area of about 1.88 millions km2 [1] and estimated population at 43,849,260 [2] had been affected by this pandemic. March 13, 2020 was the time when covid-19 was first reported in Sudan [3]. Studies on the disease in the country paid more attention to socio-economic dimensions of the disease beside the biomedical aspects. For this review data were collected by consulting the internet databases using Google scholar engine. The articles published about COVID-19 in Sudan were searched. A total of 11 articles about the socio-economic prospective were collected; all of them were published during the period 2020 - 2021. The published work included research, commentary and review articles talked the issue of COVID-19 in Sudan from socio- economic prospective. These either investigated the general population to identify the knowledge, attitude and practice towards COVID-19, study the psychological effect of the disease targeting especial population segment or considering the economic aspect of the disease.

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Citation: Angara T. E. “Socio-Economic Prospective of COVID-19 in Sudan: A Review”. EC Veterinary Science 6.8 (2021): 26-28.

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