Entries by Shane Harper

COMPASS Modular Programming Guidelines (Save the Children)

Save the Children’s COMPASS is a platform for storing standardized programming guidelines, including six related to COVID-19: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Preventative measures at the community level Coronavirus (COVID-19): Case management at the community level Coronavirus (COVID-19): Case management at the facility level Coronavirus (COVID-19): Sexual and reproductive health Coronavirus (COVID-19): Risk communication and community engagement (developed […]

Save the Children: Lessons Learned from Asia-Pacific

July 2020 | How the region’s societies—and their children—can emerge stronger from the crisis This paper from Save the Children “highlights six fundamental pathways that governments and international donor and development agencies cannot ignore if the pandemic recovery is to leave the Asia-Pacific better prepared and more resilient in the face of future shocks.” Download […]

Review of Outbreak Preparedness Training & Gaps Analysis

June 2020 | This READY initiative report presents findings and recommendations from a training assessment and gap analysis undertaken by READY to support an integrated approach to its development of outbreak readiness trainings. Download READY Review of Outbreak Preparedness Training & Gaps Analysis (26 pages | 660KB .pdf)

Kaya Connect: COVID-19 Learning Pathway and Resource Library

Kaya Connect’s COVID-19 Learning Pathway aims to equip humanitarians, including local responders, with the knowledge they need to respond effectively to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The pathway includes: Online technical capacity strengthening programs covering critical topics such as Public Health, Child Protection, and Gender/Equality. Online soft skills and remote working capacity strengthening programs. A library […]

COVID-19 Pandemic Hub (WHO)

WHO has an extensive collection of resources related to the pandemic. In addition to information for the public about protective measures, questions and answers, travel advice, and daily situation reports, there is a wealth of specific technical and research information for audiences from facility-level healthcare workers and managers to national-level policy makers. The Technical Guidance […]

Global Health Network: Coronavirus Knowledge Hub

The Global Health Network has a “pop-up” knowledge hub at https://coronavirus.tghn.org/.  As the GHN notes, “During emerging outbreaks it is vital to learn as much as possible to generate evidence on best practice for prevention, diagnosis and treatment and to facilitate effective preparedness and response for future outbreaks.” This up-to-the-minute collection includes a resource dashboard, […]

EPI-WIN: Information Network for Epidemics (WHO)

EPI-WIN: “A key component of epidemic and pandemic preparedness is ensuring systems are in place for real-time information to flow from a trusted source to the people at risk.” The World Health Organization’s “EPI-WIN” (WHO Information Network for Epidemics)  system puts reliable information at the world’s fingertips, fighting myth and misinformation that can contribute to […]

Influenza and Pandemic Threats Library (Save the Children)

Though developed for influenza, this online library has broad applicability to COVID-19, as both are respiratory illnesses and have similar transmission properties. Developed to help inform Save the Children staff and offices about Influenza and Pandemic Threats, the collection is posted here to make this information more accessible to peer agencies. Link: Influenza & Pandemic Threats […]

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Resources (UNICEF and CDC)

Guidance for expectant and new parents in the context of COVID-19 is still developing (for example, it is not yet known whether COVID-19 can be transmitted through breast milk), but these are concise interim resources. UNICEF page, “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): What parents should know“: This page, in the form of “Frequently Asked Questions,” condenses basics […]