Really important questions about access to information for rural communities. [http://www.hifa.org/dgroups-rss/covid-19-information-and-vulnerable-comm... I think there is a similar amount of misinformation and unnecessary travel in urban areas too currently.
The ministry of health and ZNPHI are currently working on introducing surveillance tools, improved access to information and protocols, training for health workers and self reporting tools that provide information to individuals on next steps. All of this will be delivered in formats that are accessible through basic phones. It will take a few weeks to roll all of this out, but work is under way.
On Call Africa
HIFA profile: Ben Margetts is Director of OnCall Africa, Zambia. ben AT oncallafrica.org