Rules of communication during the COVID-19 pandemic

This is an electronic article published in an English news portal from Nepal on 13 June 2021. The articles argues that the communication during this global crisis is no longer just about getting people to abide by public health measures. The division within the society created by the secondary impacts of COVID-19 requires a broader communication strategy which takes into consideration the need to bridge the bonds between state and the citizen and between citizens themselves. The article outlines five fundamental rules of communication to be applied to COVID-19 response in Nepal which are

  • Rule 1: communication is a mindset.
  • Rule 2: communication is trust.
  • Rule 3: communication is respect.
  • Rule 4: communication is data.
  • Rule 5: communication is self-reflection.

Source: Rules of communication during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Self isolation after returning home

    Audio PSAs in Seven regional languages of Nepal. These PSAs are produced voluntarily during the first lockdown in Nepal, explaining the importance of self isolation after returning home in order to ensure that you don’t accidentally spread COVID-19.

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      Nepalese Youth Helpline

      This poster lists a phone number for youth in Nepal to call if they need assistance with matters related to COVID-19. It also lists various COVID-19 symptoms and inspirational quotes.

      Source: Nepalese Youth Helpline

        Together we can fight against the coronavirus

        This poster encourages the public to work together in order to fight the coronavirus.

        Source: Together we can fight against the coronavirus

          Don’t laugh opening your mask, COVID will spread

          This poster encourages people to wear masks in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

          Source: Don’t laugh opening your mask, COVID will spread

            Should a newborn baby be tested for COVID-19 if the baby has a fever and cold

            This poster explains whether or not parents should request a COVID-19 test for their newborn baby if the baby has a fever and cold.

            Source: Should a newborn baby be tested for COVID-19 if the baby has a fever and cold

            One mask has multiple benefits

            This poster explains the multiple benefits of wearing a mask.

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              Coronavirus doesn’t care about position, caste or designation

              This poster explains that the coronavirus doesn’t care about position, caste or designation. It is a highly infectious virus and does not discriminate in terms of whom it infects.

              Source: Coronavirus doesn’t care about position, caste or designation

                Can people not infected with coronavirus black fungus

                This poster explains whether or not someone not infected with the coronavirus can get infected with black fungus.

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