Hamza Jawad1*, Hiba Qasir2, Nasir Iqbal3, Javeria Azhar4, Arooba Mubeen5 and Muhammad Affaq Azhar6
1Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur,
2Faculty of Agriculture Sciences, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
3Department of Veterinary Surgery and Pet Sciences, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
4Department of Botany, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Sub Campus Bahawalnagar, Punjab, Pakistan
5Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Biosciences, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
6Department of Computer Science and IT, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
*Corresponding Author: Hamza Jawad, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
Received: June 16, 2020; Published: June 29, 2020
COVID-19 (coronavirus diseases 2019) has caused a high rate of anxiety, depression, alcoholism and stress in veterinary and medical students. Prolonged closures have created a financial crisis for students. The poor quality of the online education system is not meeting the needs of these students. Many people suffer from psychological distress due to economic losses and loneliness. This review summarizes data from recent research papers that sheds light on the concerns of veterinary and medical students during the COVID-19 lockdown. Suggestions for future pandemics are also summarized. Medical and veterinary education system need new research on teaching methods, especially from a clinical point of view. In addition to improving the quality of online education in preparation for future crises, student well-being should also be considered to mitigate social crises. Because this COVID-19 pandemic has severely damaged the performance of students in academic and social life. More research is needed to improve the veterinary and medical education system during any.
Keywords: COVID-19; Veterinary and Medical Students; Education; Psychological Distress
Citation: Hamza Jawad., et al. “Wellbeing of Veterinary and Medical Students during COVID-19 Pandemic”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 2.7 (2020): 31-34.
Copyright: © 2020 Hamza Jawad., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.