Coronavirus (221) More WHO guidance and other useful resources for COVID-19 response

26 March, 2020

Dear HIFA and CHIFA colleagues,

The message below is forwarded from the Global Patient Safety Network.

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I hope these WHO resources below will be useful

IASC Briefing note on COVID-19 (Just endorsed formally by IASC Head- Emergency Relief Coordinator and IASC Principals)

https://interagencystandingcommittee.org/other/interim-briefing-note-add...

Stress coping during COVID-19

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/coping-with-stress....

For children during COVID-19

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/helping-children-co...

Mental Health consideration to different groups including health workers during COVID-19 is also on WHO website

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-consi...

Addressing Social Stigma:

https://www.epi-win.com/sites/epiwin/files/content/attachments/2020-02-2...

Best Michelle

Dr Michelle Funk

Unit Head, Policy, Law and Human Rights Unit (PLR)

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse,Â

World Health Organization

20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Genève 27

Switzerland

Tel: +41-22 791 3855

Email: funkm@who.int

Twitter @MichelleFunk3

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Forwarded by Neil Pakenham-Walsh, HIFA moderator

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