As we come together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, we believe that it is vitally important to empower people with the right information and best practices to follow in these challenging times. We hope that these resources are useful for you and your communities.
This video compares fighting the coronavirus to a cricket match and challenges the public to fight against it.
Source: Let’s Bold Out Coronavirus
This message, posted on Facebook, reads “When you go out of the house, you must wear a mask to protect yourself and others.”
Religious leaders throughout Bangladesh – including in the Rohingya refugee camps – have agreed to play a key role in the battle against the COVID-19 virus.
Mosque megaphones are traditionally used by imams to call the faithful to prayer. But they now serve an extra purpose: to disseminate key public health messages.
Imams play an important role in Bangladesh because they hold the trust of millions of worshipers in what is a predominantly Muslim country. UNICEF and the Islamic Foundation Bangladesh (IFB) – a government organization that works under the Ministry of Religious Affairs – have worked together for the wellbeing of women and children since 2017.
General prevention messages including handwashing, stay at home and sneezing/ coughing etiquette.
Source: Stay at Home Parody #2
Rhymes and songs are integral part of Bangladeshi culture. Tapping into that, this parody urges people to stay at home. The voice of a famous actor-singer, use of rhyme and relevant graphics are used to try to attract audiences. To make the overwhelming COVID-19 pandemic experiences a bit better, the project uses entertaining elements such as actor-singers, rhyme, and songs. Comic relief is another feature in the content. The ultimate goal of the project material is to give audiences an entertaining yet educational experience.
Video guidelines for those quarantined at home and those who have travelled back from abroad to Bangladesh.
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