Geoffrey Mwaungulu of @NACCHOalerts talks about how areas like public health communications were underfunded. "If those capacities were higher prior to the pandemic, a lot of the concerns we're seeing could have been mitigated."
Public health has been critically understaffed. @jenbacmck of @RuralHealthKS talks about the lack of candidates interested in the field and lack of sustainable funding. "It's really inspiring to see current students willing to take on this challenge. We need them."