Before, during and after an epidemic, it is essential to provide people with trusted, clear and effective information. Engaging with communities can help to prevent fear, panic and rumours from undermining response efforts.
13 April 2022
Community feedback webinar series | COVID-19 vaccine boosters
The community Feedback Webinar series aims to leverage RCCE/CEA technical support to strengthen the responses to COVID-19 undertaken by each African National Society by promoting monthly interactive discussions and peer learning opportunities across the Africa region. This time we will be discussing how to address concerns and misinformation around COVID-19 boosters joined by the Malawi Red Cross. Brief reports in English and French are also available to support the discussions.
4 April 2022
IFRC Epidemic Control Toolkit
The Epidemic Control Toolkit provides guidance on evidence-based methods to prevent and control the spread of epidemics at the community-level, and guidance on appropriate referral and basic care for the sick.
10 March 2022
Kenya CP3 KAP report
Organization:IFRC, Kenya Red Cross
This report captures findings from a knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) survey carried out in Kenya as part of the community epidemic and pandemic preparedness program (CP3). It also includes data on care-seeking behaviour, decision-making, key influencers, and preferred communication channels.
7 March 2022
Breaking the silos in community-driven epidemic preparedness
A case study on IFRC’s Community Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness Program (CP3) which applies a model of community engagement and participation, engaging both national and local leaders and influencers to drive locally-led change, strengthening their ability to prevent, detect and respond to disease threats before they become outbreaks.
1 March 2022
RCCE during the COVID-19 response
Organization:Lebanese Red Cross
In this video, Lebanese Red Cross volunteers share accurate and reliable information with the community to encourage and enable them to adopt healthy behaviours and prevent the spread of infectious diseases during an outbreak.
23 February 2022
Video tutorial: How do we build a baseline? 5 steps to apply the LQAS method
Organization:IFRC, Save the Children, US AID
This animated video tutorial “How do we build a baseline? 5 steps to apply the LQAS method ” illustrates the main steps to implement a baseline applying the Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) method, presenting concrete examples from the Zika outbreak response in the Americas.
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