Service Providers

This is a module created to improve preparedness for and response of communities in countries at risk of a cholera epidemic.

The purpose of this package is to protect healthcare workers (HCWs) from infection and prevent potential spread of COVID-19 within healthcare facilities. It contains a series of simplified messages and reminders based on WHO’s more in-depth technical guidance on infection prevention and control in healthcare facilities in the context of COVID-19.

In the face of the recent emergence of pneumonia associated with the novel coronavirus, many feel worried. It is understandable for people to experience the fear and anxiety in face of uncertainty; they can help us cope with the situation in short term.

This tool provides a quick overview of the key tools and guidance needed when planning for risk communication and community engagement approaches within the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak preparedness and response operations. is a three-year project funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and operated by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP). The purpose of the PSMP is to catalyze private sector engagement in malaria control, in particular in the supply and distribution of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN).

This presentation includes explanation of risk communcation, the use of the Extended Parallel Process Model, Paul Slovic's Perception of Risk, WHO's Integrated Model for Emergency Risk Communication, and possible key components and considerations for planning risk communication for COVID-19.