Welcome to the fifteenth issue of the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub News Bulletin. Read below for a new case study from Central and West Africa sharing how Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is ensuring continuity of essential health services during COVID-19. This week, we also have new resources on behaviour change for mask use, engaging indigenous and minority populations, and a new tool to assess whether your COVID-19 programmes are inclusive.
And as usual, 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.
Areas of Technical Support
This past week, common enquiries to the Hygiene Hub included:
- What advice is there on developing COVID-19 communication materials?
Read our top tips on designing communication materials here.
- How can we effectively measure COVID-19 preventative behaviours?
Read this guide on adapting project outcome measures for COVID19 interventions.
- How should our organisations go about designing COVID-19 prevention programmes?
Check out our guide on programme design.
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:
- Promoting mask use through behaviour change
- How can organisations assess whether COVID-19 response programmes are inclusive?
- Engaging indigenous populations in COVID-19 response
- Engaging minority groups in COVID-19 response
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 with you a case study from West and Central Africa in which ACF provides their insights into the continuity of essential health services during COVID-19.
Image: Factors affecting the use of essential health interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic. | Source: Global Financing Facility