This document provides guidance to decision makers, public and child health professionals to inform policy on the use of masks for children in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It does not address the use of masks for adults working with children or parents/guardians or the use of masks for children in health-care settings. This interim guidance will be revised and updated as new evidence emerges.
The coronavirus outbreak has caused major disruptions to daily life and children are feeling these changes deeply. While the return to school will be not only welcome but exciting for many students, others will be feeling anxious or frightened. This article offers tips to help children navigate some of the complicated emotions they may be facing with going back to school.
In 2011, the Support for Service Delivery Integration (SSDI)-Communication was implemented by JHU/CCP in collaboration with Save the Children. SSDI-Communication developed and disseminated behavior change communication materials on 6six priority health areas- family planning and reproductive health, malaria, HIV/AIDS, maternal, neonatal and child health, nutrition, and WASH.
This site offers free downloadable digital books about various aspects of COVID-19. Many are appropriate for sharing with children.
In the midst of the devastating death toll and hospitalizations from COVID-19, the psychological effect of the pandemic on children has been sadly overlooked.
The primary objective of the Responsible, Engaged and Loving (REAL) Fathers Initiative is to develop and test a set of interventions to reduce intimate partner violence and harsh punishment of children among young fathers (ages 16-25) in post-conflict northern Uganda.
Parenting for Lifelong Health provides open-access online parenting resources during COVID-19. These tip sheets are available in 70 languages.
These four posters address pregnant women, nursing women, and couples with advice from the Ministry of Health about how to keep oneself safe from infection. Click on each poster to see it larger.
This is a new story book that aims to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19 has been produced by a collaboration of more than 50 organizations working in the humanitarian sector, including the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Fed
This comic book is based on a radio story that NPR education reporter Cory Turner produced, asking experts what kids might want to know about the new coronavirus.