COVID-19 & Health Topics

Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health

Chemical Safety

COVID-19: Recommendations for the Preparation of Disinfectant Solutions, 11 May 2020

The use of tunnels and other technologies for disinfection of humans using chemical aspersion or UV-C Light

Dengue

Dengue prevention and control during COVID-19 pandemic

HIV/AIDS

Infographic: COVID-19 and HIV

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  and HIV: Key Issues and Actions

WHO: Q&A on COVID-19, HIV and antiretrovirals

GIF: COVID-19 & HIV. What is the risk for people living with HIV? People over 60 years old

GIF: COVID-19 & HIV. What is the risk for people living with HIV? Medication

GIF: COVID-19 & HIV. What is the risk for people living with HIV?

GIF: COVID-19 & HIV. How to stay healthy if you are living with HIV

Malaria

Measures to ensure the continuity of the response to malaria in the Americas during the COVID-19 pandemic

Note on the implications of COVID-19 on policies for the use and procurement of antimalarial drugs in malaria-endemic countries in the Americas

Question and Answers: Malaria and the COVID-19 pandemic

WHO urges countries to ensure the continuity of malaria services in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuberculosis

Information Note on Tuberculosis and COVID-19

Information Note Tuberculosis and COVID-19 (March 19, 2020)

Recommendations for laboratory diagnosis of TB during the COVID-19 pandemic

Vectors: Integrated management and public health entomology

Control of Aedes aegypti in the scenario of simultaneous transmission of COVID-19 | Portuguese version |

Veterinary Public Health

COVID-19 / Joint announcement on the novel coronavirus and dogs and cats  | Portuguese version |

Water and Sanitation

COVID-19: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Standards in Health Care Facilities, 11 May 2020

COVID-19: Recommendations for the Management of Solid Waste, 11 May 2020

COVID-19: Recommendations of Protective Measures for Sanitation Workers. Waste Water, Municipal Waste, Recycling, and Healthcare Waste, 11 May 2020

COVID-19: Recommendations for Cleaning and Disinfection of Homes without Suspected or Confirmed Cases, 8 May 2020

Legionella Control in Repurposed Building or Spaces: COVID-19: Preparedness and Control

Can COVID-19 spread through faeces?

What should I do if shop are sold out of hand sanitizer?

Social Media Postcard: Protect others from getting sick

Social Media Postcard: Protect yourself and others from getting sick. Wash your hands

COVID-19: Recommendations to expand access to hand washing and its proper use

Key Recommendations on Water Sanitation and Hygiene: COVID-19 in the community | Portuguese version |

Key Recommendations on Water Sanitation and Hygiene: COVID-19. Healthcare facilities | Portuguese version |

Key Recommendations on Water Sanitation and Hygiene: COVID-19 Institutions responsible for water and sanitation | Portuguese version |

Family, Health Promotion and Life Course

Adolescents

Social media cards on adolescents and COVID-19

Infographic: Young people and COVID-19

Older adults

Social media cards on supporting older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic

Immunization

The Immunization Program in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic Version 2- April 24 2020

Le programme de vaccination dans le contexte de la pandémie de COVID-19. Version 2. April 24 

Influenza vaccination during the pandemic - videos for social media

WHO: Immunization in the context of COVID-19 pandemic: frequently asked questions (‎‎‎‎FAQ)‎‎‎‎, 16 April 2020
 

OMS: La vaccination dans le contexte de la pandémie de COVID-19

PAHO Director calls for continued immunization to avoid risk of other outbreaks during COVID-19 pandemic

Weekly Press Briefing on COVID-19: Director’s Opening Remarks on Immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic, April 28, 2020

Message from Dr. Etienne on Vaccination Week in the Americas during COVID-19

PAHO urges countries to maintain vaccination during COVID-19 pandemic

The Immunization Program in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic - March 2020

WHO: Guiding principles for immunization activities during the COVID-19 pandemic: interim guidance

WHO: Draft landscape of COVID-19 candidate vaccines - 26 March

Women's Health

Social media cards on pregnancy and breastfeeding during COVID-19

WHO: Q&A on COVID-19, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding

Workers' Health

Social media cards on COVID-19 and the workplace

COVID-19: Prevention Measures at Construction Sites. Prevention Measures for Managing COVID-19 Risks on Construction Sites to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus, Version 1.0 (April 2020)

COVID-19 : Mesures de Prévention sur les Chantiers. Mesures de prévention pour la gestion des risques liés à la COVID-19 sur les chantiers afin de prévenir la propagation du coronavirus, Version 1.0

Health Systems and Services

Bioethics

Ethics guidance on issues raised by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health

Alcohol

Fact-sheet: Alcohol and COVID-19: What you need to know

Handout: Alcohol and COVID-19: What you need to know

Breastfeeding

WHO: Q&A on COVID-19, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding

WHO: FAQ. Breastfeeding and COVID-19. For health care workers

Disabilities

WHO: Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak

Mental Health 

WHO: Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

WHO: A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma associated with COVID-19

IASC: Interim Briefing Note Addressing Mental Health and Psychosocial Aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak

WHO: Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide

Social media cards: Let´s talk

IASC: Children´s book: "My hero is you. How kids can fight COVID-19"

Managing the mental health of health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Noncommunicable diseases

Information note on COVID-19 and noncommunicable diseases

Social media cards: Noncommunicable diseases and COVID-19

Physical Activity 

Social media postcards: Be active and stay healthy at home

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak

Tobacco

WHO: Q&A on smoking and COVID-19

Violence Prevention 

COVID-19 and violence against women