Usage of social and behavioral change communication approaches for effective risk communication to prevent and manage COVID-19 in Nepal
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has appeared as the biggest challenge of present time as our health systems are struggling to contain the spread of the virus. As COVID-19 developed rapidly into a pandemic, people need to acquire and apply health information, and adapt into their behavior right away. However, there exists a global epidemic of misinformation alongside this pandemic. People at risk need to be able to take informed decisions on mitigating the eﬀects of the disease outbreak and practice protective and preventive actions. This aﬃrms the urgency and importance of forming a dedicated risk communication team in the country to design and deliver risk communication packages with the SBCC approach addressing the need of sub populations dwelling at all levels.
Source: Usage of social and behavioral change communication approaches for effective risk communication to prevent and manage COVID-19 in Nepal