This toolkit, available in 10 languages, was developed in collaboration with the Department of Health to inform the public about the regulations for lockdown in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fatima is a young girl from Africaid Zvandiri in Zimbabwe who is helping children and young people learn more about COVID-19. Africaid and Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care produced these comics to provide young people with accurate and engaging information about COVID-19 with clear and positive messages. The comics cover information on COVID-19 as well as information for young people living with HIV on taking their treatment and attending clinic appointments. The comics support animations about Fatima also produced by Africaid and the Zimbabwean Ministry of Health and Child Care. These comics are available in 4 other languages besides English.
Fatima from Zimbabwe talks about living with HIV during COVID-19. She explains how her treatment and visits to the clinic are affected and what young people living with HIV should do. Africaid and the Ministry of Health and Child Care produced this video to encourage young people living with HIV to take their medication regularly and attend their clinic for ART resupply and check-up despite the impacts of COVID-19. The video is also available in Zimbabwean local languages.
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