Welcome to the ninth issue of the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub News Bulletin. This week you will find a case study from Sierra Leone where Action Against Hunger is targeting misinformation and has set-up Q&A sessions with their target population!
If you would like to share your project or have a question for the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub, we encourage you to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also learn about the most frequently asked questions we have had over the last two weeks and the range of new resources available for COVID-19 response below.
Areas of Technical Support
Common enquiries this past week included:
- Do public handwashing facilities pose a cross-contamination risk?
Read our summary of the latest evidence on cross-contamination here.
- How can we effectively measure behavioural outcomes for handwashing and mask use?
Read this guide on adapting project outcome measures for COVID19 interventions.
- What protective measures should sanitation workers take?
Check out our PPE guide for sanitation workers here.
We have continued to develop and revise our resource documents on a range of topics related to COVID-19 response.
New resources this week include:
Resources with updated with new evidence and WHO guidance this and last week include:
- Surface contamination and COVID-19
- Control strategies for opening schools
- Mask use for interrupting the spread of COVID-19
If you have requests or ideas for future resources, please email us at email@example.com.
COVID-19 response: project highlights
This week, we are sharing a case study from Action Against Hunger in Sierra Leone tackling misinformation with community Q&A sessions. Their programme focuses on risk communication and reaching their population through mass media and community outreach.
Click the link to read more about Action Against Hunger in Sierra Leone!
Image: Question and Answer session with community youths at Thompson Bay, Western Area Urban
Over the last months, we have been providing a series of webinars, co-hosted with the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), on:
- Outcome evaluations
- Process evaluations
- Designing information, education and communication (IEC) materials
- Community engagement at a distance
- Media Golden Rules
Links to all of the webinars can be found here and will be updated with new webinars each month.