Difference Between Quarantine, Isolation and Distancing

This infographic explains the difference between quarantine, isolation and physical distancing.

The infographic is part of a series of infographics that attempts to simplify and visually answer basic questions general audience have regarding COVID-19. For more information, follow me on Instagram or write to me at angshuman.kashyap@gmail.com.

Source: Difference Between Quarantine, Isolation and Distancing

COVID-19 IEC Bureau Government of Maharashtra India

This is a collection of resources created by the government of the Indian state of Maharashtra, IEC Bureau and UNICEF to communicate information about COVID-19. These resources include media files, newspaper ads, posters, and videos in Hindi which cover a wide range of topics related to COVID-19.

Source: COVID-19 IEC Bureau Government of Maharashtra India

    COVID-19 Care in India: The Course to Self-Reliance

    The public health response to COVID-19 in India has been highly centralized, resulting in a homogenous strategy applied across a sixth of the world’s population.

    India was placed in a nationwide lockdown on March 24, 2020, with restrictions being relaxed in three phases since June. In May 2020, the prime minister called upon the Indian people to be self-reliant. The authors discuss opportunities to modify several aspects of the medical response to echo this sentiment.

    They conclude that what is still needed is a plethora of low-tech solutions (especially facial coverings), adherence to science, and societal participation in caring for vulnerable people.

    Source: COVID-19 Care in India: The Course to Self-Reliance

      Making of No-Cost Face Masks at Home to Prevent the Spread of the Coronavirus

      A 3-minute video has been uploaded on YouTube entitled “Making of No-Cost Face Masks at Home to Prevent the Spread of the Coronavirus”. It has been uploaded separately in 12 other major Indian languages thus enabling the free face mask message to be understood throughout rural and urban India, and have been designed specifically for poor and lower middle class households, including its illiterate members.

      These short videos demonstrate how these vulnerable families can easily make no-cost face masks/coverings at home, use them hygienically and observe related precautions. They can be used by all those working in government agencies, and NGOs in health, community and adult education/school programmes and any awareness-raising activities related to Covid-19.

      The list of the video in 12 major Indian languages is below.

      • John Kurrien (Contact Person)
      • johnkurrien@gmail.com

      Defeating Coronavirus with Vaccines

      This video explains the science of vaccines and delves into the 3 types of vaccines being developed to combat the deadly coronavirus.

      Source: Defeating Coronavirus with Vaccines

        How Wearing a Face Mask Can Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Infection

        During the ‘unlock phase’, it is important to wear a mask when outdoors. This infographic developed by Center for Communication and Change-India visually explains the importance of wearing a mask and how it can reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection/transmission. These infographics are available in English and other Indian languages.

        Source: How Wearing a Face Mask Can Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Infection

        • Angshuman Kashyap
        • akashyap@ccci.org.in
        • Risk English

        Nalamdana’s Tips for COVID-19 Prevention – Part 3

        Physical distancing, masks and hand washing are here to stay. Since the emergence of COVID-19, the need for clear communication of dos and don’ts for audiences who live and work in low resource and crowded contexts has become more important than ever.

        Nalamdana’s short films developed in an entertainment education format use humor and plain language to share key tips with low literacy audiences on preventing the transmission of COVID-19. Preemptively addressing barriers and dispelling common myths where possible, the videos are intended for sharing on digital and social media. Also under development are audio scripts to mirror the films. These are intended for community radio broadcast and sharing through social media.

        This one talks about when things start to open up and people venture out again…

        Source: Nalamdana’s Tips for COVID-19 Prevention – Part 3

          Do’s and don’ts of wearing a face mask correctly

          SMS (Soap/sanitizer, Mask, Social distance) is the need of the hour. This infographic designed for the general audience visually explains the do’s and don’ts of wearing a mask correctly. The infographic is available in English and other Indian languages.

          Source: Do’s and don’ts of wearing a face mask correctly

          • Angshuman Kashyap
          • akashyap@ccci.org.in
          • English

          Symptoms of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

          People affected by COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms ranging from mild to severe illness. This infographic provides information on COVID-19 symptoms and is intended for general and low literacy audience and is available for download in English and Hindi.

          Source: Symptoms of Coronavirus diseases (COVID-19)

          Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures

          As we get used to the ‘new normal’, following preventive measures is still our best defence against the invisible COVID-19. This infographic designed for low literacy audience visually reinforces the most critical steps that can help reduce the chances of infection and transmission. These infographics are available for download in English/Hindi.

          Source: Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures