Ghana: Health worker on the COVID-19 pandemic’s frontline

In 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world, healthcare workers worldwide mobilized to treat patients, often putting their own safety at risk. Scholastica Gladys Dery is a nurse at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital in Ghana. With over 25 years’ experience in public health, Scholastica was on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Despite being infected by the virus during the first wave, Scholastica recovered and returned to work to continue saving lives.

Source: Ghana: Health worker on the COVID-19 pandemic’s frontline

    Views 87

    Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19: A Client-Centred Communication Approach

    A participant’s booklet used to train facility-based healthcare workers on Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19.

    Source: Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19: A Client-Centred Communication Approach

      Views 151

      Guidelines for Health Care Workers on COVID-19

      The following steps help healthcare workers protect themselves, their clients, and other people they contact.

      Source: Guidelines for Health Care Workers on COVID-19

        Views 92

        Article sur le travail avec les personnels de santé

        Breakthrough ACTION intensifie les dialogues avec les professionnels de santé pour leur engagement et l’appropriation de la vaccination Covid-19 en RDC.

        Source: Article sur le travail avec les personnels de santé

        Views 130

        On the Fence About COVID-19 Vaccines?

        This is an infosheet touching on key topics of concern regarding COVID-19 vaccination. It addresses core components of hesitation, fears, and misunderstandings. Target audiences for this infographic are rural communities, those on the fence or undecided about vaccination, and adults with multiple comorbidities.

        Source: On the Fence About COVID-19 Vaccines?

        Views 319

        Prevent: Respiratory Hygiene

        This poster explains the importance of wearing mask properly to ensure that they are effective in protecting health care workers, and also how they are disposed to ensure health and safety of health care workers.

        Source: Prevent: Respiratory Hygiene

        Views 139

        COVID-19 Risk Communication Package

        This package provide health care facility management and healthcare workers with an overview of the key actions required to keep safe & healthy in the workplace.

        Source: COVID-19 Risk Communication Package

        Views 137

        Visiting Hospital during COVID-19

        This video, produced by NITI Aayog, explains the proper procedure on visiting hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

        Source: Visiting Hospital during COVID-19

          Views 144

          Combating Online Health Misinformation and Vaccine Hesitancy for Health Providers

          This 60-minute online training focuses on how to effectively communicate with vaccine hesitant individuals and how to effectively respond to misinformation people may encounter online or on social media. Those who complete the training will earn a certificate of completion through the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health that can be printed directly from the course page.

          This training was developed by a team of leading epidemiologists and behavioral scientists at the International Vaccine Access Center to provide health professionals with evidence-based skills on how to combat vaccine misinformation and promote vaccine confidence in the communities they serve.

          Source: Combating Online Health Misinformation and Vaccine Hesitancy for Health Providers

            Views 127

            Music Video and Radio Song for Burkina Faso COVID-19 Response Health Care Workers

            December 2020. Breakthrough ACTION worked with the Burkina Faso/USAID Mission and the Burkina Faso Ministry of Health to produce a music video for health care workers. The music video featured well-known Burkinabe musicians thanking health care workers for their courage in confronting COVID-19 and honoring the health care workers who have lost their lives due to the pandemic. It aired in French nationwide on the most popular television stations. The music video has also been released as a standalone song that was broadcast on popular radio stations across the country.

            Source: Music Video and Radio Song for Burkina Faso COVID-19 Response Health Care Workers

              Views 138