MASHA is a member of the South African COVID-19 Modelling Consortium - a group of researchers from academic, non-profit, and government institutions across South Africa. The group is coordinated by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, on behalf of the National Department of Health. The mandate of the group is to provide, assess and validate model projections to be used for planning purposes by the Government of South Africa. The MASHA team working on COVID-19 includes Sheetal Silal, Jared Norman, Rachel Hounsell, Saadiyah Mayet and Frank Kagoro.
Dr Sheetal Silal talks about the projections released by the National COVID-19 Modelling Consortium.