Awareness and Education Campaign on COVID-19 for Pharmacy Professionals in the Philippines

In an effort to expand public efforts to arrest the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) collaborated with mClinica, an Asian regional tech startup that develops and operates mobile platforms, to build the capacity of the pharmacy workforce in the Philippines to communicate effectively with customers about COVID-19.

Source: Awareness and Education Campaign on COVID-19 for Pharmacy Professionals in the Philippines

    RCCE Guide for Community Health Workers, Volunteers, and Social Mobilizers

    This Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Guide serves as a guide for community health workers (CHWs), volunteers, and social mobilizers in communicating with people on COVID-19 and helping them protect themselves and others from the virus. This guide contains importance of community engagement during health crisis, how to talk to people in the community, how to protect yourself and others while on duty, and key messages that need to be conveyed to the community and to specific audience groups.

    Using the guide, Department of Health, in partnership with USAID Breakthrough ACTION, UNICEF, and WHO conducted RCCE online trainings via Zoom to CHWs, volunteers, and social mobilizers.

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      Social Media COVID-19 Anti-Stigma Cards

      This social media card was created to counter stigma and discrimination towards COVID-19 patients. This was shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.

      Source: Social Media COVID-19 Anti-Stigma Cards

        Social Media Cards for Physical Distancing

        These social media cards include practical tips on how to do the correct physical distancing. These cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.

        Source: Social Media Cards for Physical Distancing

          Social Media Cards for Holy Week

          These social media cards include messages on how to celebrate the Holy Week at home while still practicing physical distancing. It also provided tips on how to make DIY Palm Leaves for Palm Sunday. These social media cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.

          Source: Social Media Cards for Holy Week

            Social Media Cards for Ramadan

            These social media cards include messages on how to celebrate the Ramadan at home while still practicing physical distancing. These social media cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.

            Source: Social Media Cards for Ramadan

              Message Toolkit (Version 2) – Risk Communication for COVID-19

              This is the second version of the Message Toolkit developed by the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) together with USAID’s Breakthrough ACTION project, UNICEF and WHO. It contains additional messages about recent developments in the COVID-19 response.

              Source: Message Toolkit (Version 2) – Risk Communication for COVID-19

                Message Toolkit Version 1 – Risk Communication for COVID-19

                This Message Toolkit was developed by the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) together with USAID’s Breakthrough ACTION project, UNICEF and WHO. It was designed to help the DOH staff, local government stakeholders, non-government organizations, international organizations and others to communicate consistently and effectively about COVID-19.

                It is a one-stop-shop for all messages about COVID-19. The messages here have been reviewed and approved by the Department of Health (DOH). You are welcome to put your “spin” on them and get creative, but please do not deviate from the facts.

                This is a living document that will be added to as needed.

                Source: Message Toolkit Version 1 – Risk Communication for COVID-19

                  All You Need to Know about COVID 19 (Tagalog)

                  This primer contains all basic information on COVID-19 intended for the general public and printed in broadsheets. It has short sections on transmission, common symptoms, ways to protect yourself, steps to take if you catch the virus, and Q&A.

                    All You Need to Know about COVID-19

                    This primer contains all basic information on COVID-19 intended for the general public and printed in broadsheets. It has short sections on transmission, common symptoms, ways to protect yourself, steps to take if you catch the virus, and Q&A.

                    Source: All You Need to Know about COVID-19