This article, by Dr Muhammad Musa of BRAC International, a Bangladesh-based NGO, states that top-down measures to curb the spread of the virus – dramatic steps like lockdowns and bans on large gatherings – pose an immediate threat to families in the poorest communities.
COVID-19 and Risk Communication
This website offers publications and materials for the public emanating from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
This document, intended for SBC practitioners, is the fifth edition of COVID-19: Simple Answers to Top Questions. It is an updated version of the original document published on March 10, 2020. With the rapid evolution of knowledge and policy regarding COVID-19, future revisions will be produced on an ongoing basis.
This resource tracks reports, presentations, documents, and other tools which are being accumulated as new information about COVID-19 in Kenya is published.
This handbook is designed for policy makers, communication practitioners, and development and humanitarian agencies to think through how risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) can be conducted effectively using behavioral insights during the current pandemic.
This site tracks global behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This article explains that an increased understanding of risk factors, including the effects of social determinants and their interplay, provides an opportunity to target mitigation strategies and helps to allay the popular misconception that everyone is at equal risk of severe illness.
This guide provides tips, recommendations, and templates for nonprofit organizations in response to COVID-19.
This Technical Brief presents workarounds—tips and tricks to use digital platforms—to conduct pretests virtually. In this document, two instances for virtual pretesting are presented: the development of social and behavior change (SBC) materials and the development of job aids. Both use similar processes, but with specific differences that are highlighted in this document.
This Roadmap is a planning tool to support communities to organize, prepare and respond to COVID-19.