This brief includes some concrete tips for how local and national governments and other institutions can use behavioral design to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in communities in low and middle-income countries around the world while facilitating social cohesion and the provision of essential services.
- Make it easier for people to practice physical distancing in their communities by reshaping their environments.
- Redesign how healthcare and other public services are delivered to facilitate physical distancing while ensuring essential service provision.
- Lower the costs, both social and financial, associated with physical distancing.
- Create new benefits and incentives to make physical distancing less painful and more sustainable for people to practice over time
Source (English): Behavioral Sciences Tips for Physical Distancing
Source (Français): Conseils de la Science du Comportement pour l’Eloignement Physique