Health Care Professionals Information, Practices and Observations Regarding Coronavirus Second Wave in Vehari, Punjab Pakistan

  • Dr. Sadia Saeed Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
  • Dr. Rao Nadeem Alam Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
  • Hassan Ali PhD Scholar, Department of Sociology, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
Keywords: COVID-19, Healthcare Professionals, Practices, Information, Pakistan


Pakistan is facing a health crisis due to the COVID-19 second wave which hits the country in October 2020. The study aimed to explore the observations about public behavior, practices, and the information of the health care professionals in Vehari, Punjab Pakistan. Interviews were conducted with health care professionals working in District Head Quarter Hospital Vehari. The study found that the health care professionals have good information and practices towards the various aspect of the pandemic disease COVID-19. In their observation regarding the public, there were some misconceptions and misleading information about the preventive measures against coronavirus. There is a need for a mass level of awareness campaigns on a different platform to end that wrong information for stopping the further spread of disease in the country.