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EEO. 2021; 20(5): 7868-7878

Impact of Covid-19 on employee’s mental health and performance in the public sector health institutes of Pakistan

Nasir Ali, Dr. Imran Saeed, Azhar Khan, Ismael Afzal.

The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, especially its second wave on the healthcare professional’s mental wellbeing of and performances in the public sector healthcare institutions of Pakistan. A cross-sectional approach with quantitative methodology and deductive reasoning has been adopted to collect the responses from the participants. For purpose of collecting responses, a final sample of 120 employees has been selected from the major public sector institutions of Mardan and Peshawar regions of KPK. Responses from the participants were collected through Dass-21, which is a depression, anxiety and stress scale to ascertain the prevailing level of these three factors among the healthcare professionals and how they affect the psychological and mental wellbeing of healthcare professionals. Moreover, for measuring its corresponding implications on the employee’s performance a self-administered questionnaire has been adapted. The findings of the study suggest that depression, stress and anxiety were highly prevalent among the healthcare workers during the time of second wave of the Covid19 pandemic; however, among the three stress shows relatively less impact on employee’s mental health and underlying performances. The findings of the given study are found highly consistent with the evaluations carried out in the past. Furthermore, the study highlights certain limitations and also provided some recommendations to the future researchers to form more informed judgements and findings in the future.

Key words: Anxiety, depression, Covid-19, Healthcare professionals, Stress and Mental wellbeing.

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