The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) component of an RCCE program must be considered, planned and budgeted for from the onset of the communication response. In the initial phase, M&E should focus on developing simple, use-oriented and flexible systems that can be adjusted to the changing context.
This policy brief, from CARE, explains that program managers are deeply concerned about the implications that the spread of COVID-19 might have on women and girls in development and humanitarian settings. Informed by lessons learned from past public health emergencies,
Previous pandemics have shown that gender inequality is not a side issue and that recognizing factors that can marginalize individuals in different groups can save lives. We also know that crises exacerbate gender inequalities.
This tool was adapted from the CDAC Network’s Rumor has it: A practice guide to working with rumours, 2017. The tool consists of a table of guiding questions to help you assess the potential consequences of a rumors, as well as illustrative rumors and examples of what the consequences of those rumors might be.
This document offers guidance on creating a rumor/misinformation tracking system.
A communication channel is a medium or method used to deliver a message to the intended audience.
This checklist ensures that those developing COVID-19 messages will keep in mind certain guidelines.
On March 11 2020, the COVID-19 outbreak was recognized by WHO as having become a pandemic. The rate of spread of the novel coronavirus has taken many countries by surprise, and preventing and containing any further spread of the virus has now become a major public health priority for countries everywhere.
This brief sets out practical considerations relating to the design and impact of measures that restrict human movement patterns in the context of COVID-19. These measures include: quarantine, in which individuals who have been exposed to a communicable disease are separated from others for the duration of the disease’s incubation period; isolation, in which individuals with a communicable disease are separated from others for as long as they are infectious; and social distancing, in which individuals or large groups of people are restricted from gathering.