Bangladesh

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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).

  • My Hero is You
    The storybook illustrates awareness information regarding COVID-19 to educate children on the matter (Bengali).

  • Guideline for Using Mask Made of Cloth
    The guideline details the benefits of wearing cloth masks for the general public and demonstrates the detailed process of making cloth masks (both stitched and unstitched). It also explains how to use a cloth mask and wash it afterward (Bengali).

Infographics & Posters

Videos

  • 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). 
  • Information about the Vaccine
    The video provides information about the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine on a national level. Doctors and health workers will be the first to receive the round of vaccines; their vaccination will be followed by first responders, senior citizens, the police and army (Bengali).

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