“The success of the DontGoViral campaign underlines the resilience and creativity of women and men on the African Continent to harness the power of cultural diversity to effectively combat the infodemic that is proving to be just as viral as the pandemic itself. Their contributions highlight the fact that cultural players are a much-needed part of the solution,” said Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO.
During the COVID19/pandemic, WHO has engaged the elders and religious leaders in this community in Kenya and sensitized them on matters related to Covid-19 since they are the influencers and decision makers in their community. The community leaders sit with their members and identify the responsibilities of each segment of the population and decide how the interventions will be customized to best suit their environment without disrupting normalcy.
Fruit d’une collaboration entre Facebook Inc., le Ministère de la Santé Publique et l’UNICEF, le Niger a officiellement lancé ce jour un « ChatBot » sur le réseau social Whatsapp, pour permettre à tous les utilisateurs de disposer d’informations fiables et à jour sur la situation du Covid-19 au Niger et pour répondre à tout questionnement autour de la maladie.