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Child Friendly version on understanding COVID-19

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.

Source: Child Friendly version on understanding COVID-19

    What to do if you or a loved one tests positive for COVID-19

    It’s a difficult time for everyone in India. We are sharing these tips for anyone who is COVID-19 positive or has symptoms. Please share them with those around you.

    Source: What to do if you or a loved one tests positive for COVID-19

      Nalamdana COVID-19: Vaccines

      Short film in entertainment-education style to address myths and misconceptions about vaccines, talking about the importance of vaccines, and answering FAQs on side effects.

      Sources:

      • Uttara Bharath Kumar
      • uttarabk@gmail.com

      COVID-19 Health Communication Materials for South Asia

      As we come together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, we believe that it is vitally important to empower people with the right information and best practices to follow in these challenging times. We hope that these resources are useful for you and your communities.

      Source: COVID-19 Health Communication Materials for South Asia

        Nalamdana: Fighting COVID-19 Misinformation

        This illustration-based video share the challenges of listening to misinformation – it can lead to risk of getting COVID-19. Friends gather (distanced and masked) around a tea shop and discuss what happened to an acquaintance who refused to listen to prevention messages and believed in quack methods to keep COVID-away.

        Source: Nalamdana: Fighting COVID-19 Misinformation

          COVID-19 Health Literacy Project

          This project creates and translates accessible COVID-19 information into different languages to help all patients know when, and how, to seek care. The materials are created in collaboration with Harvard Health Publishing.

          All of the materials are reviewed and vetted by physicians and medical school faculty members at the Harvard hospitals. These materials are created in collaboration with Harvard Health Publishing. The materials are freely available for download and distribution without copyright restrictions. The project currently supports 35 languages.

          Source: COVID-19 Health Literacy Project

            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

            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