This article, by Ajai Chowdhry and Arvind Singhal in the Hindustan Times, explains how to get all eligible Indians vaccinated for COVID-19. The need of the hour is to implement a comprehensive, coordinated, and coherent strategy — anchored in the principles of social and behaviour change communication.
Through this toolkit, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health – India Research Center and Project SANCHAR aim to provide partners, affiliates, and citizens with shareable easy-to-understand facts, myth-busters, and guidelines on COVID-19 prevention and mitigation and on maintaining physical and emotional wellbeing.
This article outlines seven steps on how to encourage behavioral change that would reduce transmission of COVID-19. Some of the steps include: creating a positive social norm around mask wearing, communicating the benefits of mask wearing, needing responsible media, compassionate leadership, etc.
UNICEF partnered with Inklink Charitable Trust to work with children to develop a child friendly version on understanding COVID-19, ways to prevent it from spreading, assuring children not to be stressed and scared.
This 35 second video, produced by the India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, explains the importance of properly wearing a mask while in an office setting in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
This 35 second video, produced by the India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, explains the importance of properly wearing a mask while riding the bus and other forms of public transportation in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
This is a collection of resources from India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare which consist of coronavirus awareness materials. The materials cover a wide range of topics on how to slow the spread of COVID-19, including: physical (social) distancing, mask wearing, hand washing, and getting the vaccine when it is available.
As we address the COVID-19 challenge, there is an urgent need for credible, simple and easy-to-understand information. This website is a collaborative initiative that houses content and creative materials, related to COVID-19, curated by an editorial team. This content is in English, Hindi and other regional languages, and formats include images, GIFs, Videos etc. All resources are free to access. Please download and use on your social media channels.
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