Bangladesh: COVID-19 Update
- The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IECDR)
The institute provides the national context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The site includes information regarding the number of tests conducted, the number of reported cases, and the demographics of patients (English).
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government (MoHFW) of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
The ministry provides all of the official resources, latest updates, and reports can be found under the MoHFW website (Bengali & English).
Reports & Guidelines
National Guidelines on Clinical Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Bangladesh
The guideline includes clinical management of COVID-19 and is updated with the latest evidence and the WHO guidelines (Bengali & English).
Draft Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP)
The Bangladesh Pandemic Preparedness and Response Project have drafted an engagement plan that seeks to respond and mitigate the threat posed by COVID-19 in Bangladesh and strengthen national systems for public health preparedness for the present and the future (English).
COVID-19 Bangladesh Rapid Gender Analysis
The report analyzes the gendered impact of the COVID-19 lockdown to highlight how it disproportionately impacts women and exacerbates gender-based inequalities (English).
Country Preparedness and Response Plan
The plan monitors the evolving situation around the world and within the country as new data becomes available. It provides a current situation assessment, suppression strategies, and an immediate call for funds (English).
COVID-19: Bangladesh Multi-Sectoral Anticipatory Impact and Needs Analysis
The study highlights the ongoing COVID-19 response and the resulting socio-economic implication that have increased the vulnerability of at-risk groups (Bengali & English).
National Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19, Bangladesh
The report details the national demographic context. It also provides information regarding the health systems in place, planning and coordination at the country level, the surveillance of cases and diagnosis, risk communications, infection prevention and control, and the priority activities that the MoHFW have taken (English).
COVID-19 and Diabetes
The report provides detailed awareness-information and instructions for the field workers and diabetes patients. It also details an overview of COVID-19 which includes the definition, syndrome, preparedness phase, food plan, prevention, and control (Bengali).
Hospital Waste Management
The report details waste management for hospitals during COVID-19. It also provides information regarding the disinfection method for ambulances and how to dispose of personal protective equipment (PPE) (Bengali).
COVID-19 Risk Zone Containment Management Guide
The report provides a detailed containment management guide for areas that are classified as risk zones which include homes, offices, markets, shops, and industries (Bengali).
Disability Considerations during the COVID-19 Outbreak
The report provides the measures that should be taken to ensure persons with disabilities (PWDs) are safe from the outbreak. It also explains their susceptibility to COVID-19 (Bengali).
Psychosocial and Mental Health during COVID-19
The report provides key information to support the psychosocial and mental health of public-sector workers and health workers (Bengali).
SOP for the Handling of Dead Bodies
The report provides the instructions to manage and ensure the safe burial of the deceased during COVID-19 (Bengali).
Necessary Information about COVID-19 Vaccine
The poster details the necessary information that the population needs to know about the COVID-19 vaccine. It also indicates the government will begin to administer the vaccine throughout the nation (Bengali).
Infographics & Posters
- How to Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
The infographic provides instructions on how to use and dispose of PPEs to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Bengali).
How to Prevent COVID-19
The infographic provides guidelines for some key activities in order to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. It also describes the process of making solutions to disinfect homes (Bengali).
What Can We Do
The poster addressed the dos and don’ts in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 transmission (Bengali).
How to Cope with Stress During COVID-19
The poster addresses the coping mechanisms to manage stress during the COVID-19 outbreak (Bengali).
Nutrition Message to Prevent (COVID-19)
The poster addresses the nutritional provisions one can take to prevent COVID-19 (Bengali)
Parenting in the Time of COVID-19
The posters provide advice, instructions, and guidance on parenting during the time of COVID-19 (Bangla).
Safety Guidelines for Animal Resource Farmers
The poster addresses the safety guidelines for cattle farmers during COVID-19 (Bengali).
Instructions for Children and Adolescents To Keep Mentally Healthy in the Time of COVID-19
The poster illustrates mental health tips that children and adolescents can practice during COVID-19 (Bengali).
The poster addresses the measures to take in order to maintain food safety during COVID-19 (Bengali).
Food and Nutrition Messages for Children during COVID-19
The poster details the nutritional information and food-making process that would ensure safe dietary practice for children during COVID-19 (Bengali).
- Instructions for Home Quarantine
The video explains the steps for home quarantine in order to stay safe and take precautions to protect oneself and others. The video was developed by Access to Information (A2i), Human Development Media, UNDP, Cabinet Division, Information & Communication, Technology Division, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), and Directorate General Health Services (DGHS) (Bengali).
- How to Stay Safe From New CoronaVirus
The video addresses the instructions on how to stay safe from the coronavirus. The video was developed by Access to Information (A2i), Human Development Media, UNDP, Cabinet Division, Information & Communication, Technology Division, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), and Directorate General Health Services (DGHS) (Bengali).
- Necessities of a Mask and How to Use It
The video provides instructions on how to properly use the mask and why it is necessary for the prevention of spreading COVID-19 (Bengali).
- Health Warnings on Public Transport to Prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection
The video provides instructions on health warnings to prevent COVID-19 when taking public transportation (Bengali).
- How to Make Surgical Masks at Home
The video provides instructions on the steps one can take to make surgical masks at home (Bengali).
- Health Warnings to Prevent Corona in Private and Public Office Spaces
The video provides instructions on how workers can conduct themselves as they return to their professional workspaces (Bengali).
- Health Warnings on Public Transport to Prevent Coronavirus Infection
The video provides instructions on how to use public transport during COVID-19 (Bengali).
- Corona Tracer BD App Tutorial
The video provides instructions to Corona Tracer BD App. It also details how the app works to detect corona positive patients (Bengali).
- The Responsibility to Protect Each Other Against Coronavirus
The video provides instructions on how we can be responsible for ourselves and each other to prevent infections and reduce the transmission of COVID-19 (Bengali).
- Please Verify Before Accepting any Information
The video emphasizes the need to be factually informed about the coronavirus. It also explains the practices that can be taken in order to prevent the virus. The 333 or 16263 helplines are available for free specialist consultants. Information about corona can be found at the following link (Bengali).