Periods and PPEs: Stories of Women Healthcare Workers  

Periods and PPEs: Stories of Women Healthcare Workers  

Published27 Jun 2020, 07:49 AM IST
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(Video Editor: Kunal Mehra; Illustrations: Arnica Kala)

Working while on your period is always tough, but for these COVID-19 warriors, their stories are never heard.

Janki says her periods by itself are tough, “They have always been this messy, painful chaotic affair. And add to that mix PPE, then it's a whole new animal.”

How are women healthcare workers working in COVID-19 wards and ICUs while wearing PPEs and on their periods?

Working in a COVID ward is tough enough with the long hours of handling critical patients, wearing bulky and uncomfortable PPE suits, no water or using the bathroom for the duration of the 8-9 hour shift.

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