Caring for Medical Staff During a Pandemic COVID-19


  • Maka Buleishvili Nikoloz Kipshidze Central University Clinic, Tbilisi, Georgia, Georgian National University (SEU), Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Nino Mirianashvili Med-Capital, New Vision Insurance, Tbilisi, Georgia, Medisson Medical Holding, Tbilisi, Georgia


COVID-19, health of doctors, psychological support


Since April last ye, we have studied peculiarities of the epidemic process related to COVID-19 in Georgia. In the article was described risks of all medical workers during an epidemic, all medical workers, without exception, are subject to greater risk of infection compared to other categories of the population. We composed special questioners for doctors. We asked them standard questions: about dangerous of COVID-19 for them and needing psychological support. The tests used in this study is easy to process statistically. Our results showed that for 48% of the surveyed doctors believe that COVID-19 is dangerous for all people alone, 40% of 4 surveyed doctors believe that COVID-19 is dangerous for certain groups of the population, only 2% of the surveyed doctors consider it dangerous for personal health and 10 % of the surveyed doctors believe that the danger is exaggerated. Fifty percent of the surveyed doctors were willing to receive psychological support.


. Zhao X., Li J., Niu P., Yang B., Wu H., et al. Genomic character- ization and epidemiology of 2019 novel coronavirus: implications for virus origins and receptor binding. Lancet. 2020; 395(10224): 565-74. DOI:

. WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 - 11 March 2020.

. Ausín B., Castellanos M. A., González-Sanguino C., Vakhantseva O. V., Almazova O. V., Shaigero- va L. A., Dolgikh A. G., Muñoz M. The Psychological Impact of Six Weeks of Lockdown as a Con- sequence of COVID-19 and the Importance of Social Support: A Cross-Cultural Study Comparing Spanish and Russian Populations. Psychology in Russia: State of the Art. 2020; 13(4):89-105.

. Robillard R., Saad M., Edwards J., Solomonova E., Pennestri M.-H., Daros A., Veissière S. P.L., Quilty L., Dion K., Nixon A., Phillips J., Bhatla R., Spilg E., Godbout R., Yazji B., Rushton C., Gif- ford W. A., Gautam M., Boafo A., Swartz R., Kendzerska T. Social, financial and psychological stress during an emerging pandemic: observations from a population survey in the acute phase of COVID-19 // BMJ Open. 2020; 10–043805.

. Somville F., Vanspringel G., De Cauwer H., Franck E., Van Bogaert P. Work stress-related prob- lems in physicians in the time of COVID-19. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health. 2021.

. Zinchenko Yu.P., Salagay O. O., Shaigerova L. A., Almazova O. V., Dolgikh A. G., Vakhantseva O. V. Perception of stress by various categories of medical personnel during the first wave of the COVID 19 pandemic in Russia // OZ. 2021. No. 1. URL: (date accessed: 15.09.20)




How to Cite

Buleishvili, M. ., & Nino Mirianashvili. (2021). Caring for Medical Staff During a Pandemic COVID-19. International Journal of Social Sciences: Current and Future Research Trends, 12(1), 28–31. Retrieved from