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.
Yahoo News: In one skit from the parody adaptation of the long-running Syrian TV drama, ‘Bab al-Hara’, the show’s main character Abu Issam, played by Iraqi artist Mohammad Qassem, scolds his son to ‘put on your mask!’
This miniseries of 5 minute episodes sees characters from four different countries connect via video calls as they navigate their ‘new normal’ under COVID-19. While some focus their concerns on the more material aspects of this new lockdown life, others struggle to cope with the every day strains of isolation, economic upheaval, and life behind closed doors.
BBC Media Action: The ‘info-demic’ of health mis- and disinformation surrounding COVID-19 poses a grave threat to people’s well-being – whether it’s false information about how the new coronavirus is spread and how to prevent it, or false cures likely to do more harm than good. Simple, easy-to-adapt content that reminds younger audiences on social media to think critically before pressing ‘share’ can help reverse the tide. This minimalist animation is designed to be adapted to any language and culture – check it out!