This is a comprehensive online library of the regional working group for community engagement to fight coronavirus. The readymade tools available on this website are designed to be culturally adapted and context specific.
Coronavirus-19 is now reality in virtually all countries in the world. The manner of communication — notably by government leaders — can be diverse and spotty at times — causing disparate levels of effectiveness. Timely, credible and regular communication is critical to keeping citizens safe and to managing the Covid pandemic.
Please join in as health and communication experts from one of the most populous countries in the world and the most resource-rich country share their insights.
The Panel: Aman Gupta, Prof Vivekanand Jha: Anjali Nayyar and Denise Gray-Felder
In association with The George Institute for Global Health and Health Issues India
May 21, 2020 06:30 PM (India time)
WHO announces the launch of the WHO Academy app designed to support health workers during COVID-19 and the WHO Info app designed to inform the general public.
This is a short guide, with important steps and resources, on how country programs can track and address rumors around COVID-19 (as needed). The guide includes a number of great resources and links while also sharing nuggets from global, collective thinking around rumors.
The guide includes sections on:
Discovering the rumors
Verifying the information
Engaging the community