British Medical Journal’s (BMJ) COVID-19 hub supports health professionals and researchers with practical guidance, online CPD courses, as well as the latest news, comment, and research from BMJ. The content is free and updated daily.
This page offers health workers as well as the general public answers to questions about violence against women in the context of COVID-19.
The questions include:
- Home is not a safe place for me. What can I do?
- I need medical attention because of violence. Who can help me and where should I go?
- I am safe, but I am suffering from mental / sexual / social / long-term physical health problems because of violence. Is there anyone who can help me during COVID-19?
- I am worried about someone I know. How can I help?
- I want to report an incidence of violence during COVID-19. What should I do?
- I have harmed or am worried about harming or hurting my partner (and children) with my words or actions. How can I stop?
- I am a health worker. How can I help women survivors of violence during COVID-19?
- I run a health facility. What can I do to support women survivors of violence during COVID-19?
- I am a policy maker. What can I do to prevent and address violence against women during COVID-19?
- Has violence against women increased since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic?
- How does COVID-19 increase risks of violence for women?
- Who is most vulnerable?
- Why should I care about violence against women during COVID-19?
This page offers answers to questions about breastfeeding issues and COVID-19.
The questions include:
- Can COVID-19 be passed through breastfeeding?
- In communities where COVID-19 is prevalent, should mothers breastfeed?
- Following delivery, should a baby still be immediately placed skin-to-skin and breastfed if the mother is confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19?
- Can women with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 breastfeed?
- If a mother confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19 does not have a medical face mask should she still breastfeed?
- I have confirmed or suspected COVID-19 and am too unwell to breastfeed my baby directly. What can I do?
- I had confirmed or suspected COVID-19 and was unable to breastfeed, when can I start to breastfeed again?
- I have confirmed or suspected COVID-19, is it safer to give my baby infant formula milk?
To combat what the World Health Organization has called an “infodemic” around COVID-19, BBC News Africa has launched a searchable library of fact-checks debunking popular myths and misinformation about coronavirus in Africa.
You can explore the top stories on this theme and also search the library of fact-checks.
This resource provides practitioners with key resources to support the integration of GBV risk mitigation into COVID-19 response. It will be frequently updated as the crisis unfolds.
This page offers detailed instruction on how to put on a mask, use it, and dispose of it to prevent infection with COVID-19.
Included are infographics, posters, and instructional videos.
Source: When and How to Use Masks
In Africa and South Asia more than 3 billion people live with little access to intensive care. Their best hope is through knowledge and information, allowing communities to slow the epidemic, protect those most vulnerable, and continue accessing treatment for other deadly illnesses.
Picturing Health is working in partnership with leading research organisations, as well as UNICEF and NGOs to produce films and public health messages to get the right information to the people who need it.
Source: Films about Coronavirus
L’ampleur de la pandémie du COVID-19 constitue une menace réelle pour les populations de l’Afrique de l’Ouest francophone comme pour les systèmes de santé et les économies des pays membres du Partenariat de Ouagadougou.
Toutefois, la survenue de cette crise additionnelle dans une région déjà fragilisée par des défis sécuritaires et humanitaires, exige une réponse appropriée du Partenariat du Ouagadougou. Cette réponse du PO, tout en reconnaissant la nécessité de mesures fortes contre le COVID-19, doit préserver les acquis en matière de santé sexuelle et reproductive, et protéger le droit des femmes et des familles à la planification familiale maintenant et après 2020.
With funding from the H2H Network, Internews is responding to the spread of COVID-19 by combatting the spread of rumours and misinformation. This project aims to support busy newsrooms/journalists with the resources and content they need to responsibly address misinformation in this crisis.
The goals of the project are to:
- Help journalists respond to misinformation with verified information from sources they can trust
- Translate quality COVID-19 resources into local languages
- Create engaging content to respond to community information gaps
Source: Internews COVID-19 Microsite
This material is promoting the official social media platforms for the PromKes Health promotion unit in Indonesia.
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