Pakistan: COVID-19 Update
Government of Pakistan
The Government of Pakistan provides the national context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The site includes information regarding the number of cases on a provincial level, and the symptoms, prevention methods inquiry, and myths about the virus (English & Urdu).
National Institute of Health
The National Institute of Health provides the national context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The site includes information regarding the number of cases, health advisories and facilities, guidelines, SOP (English & Urdu).
Reports & Guidelines
National Action Plan for Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pakistan
The Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination, Government of Pakistan, has issued the National Action Plan as a policy document to ensure that guiding principles for outbreak preparedness, containment, and mitigation are followed (English).
Cause, Symptoms, and Prevention From COVID-19
The booklet was created to inform children about the spread, symptoms, and prevention of COVID-19 (Urdu).
Important Information For People In Self-Isolation
The booklet provides necessary information for people affected by COVID-19 and living in self-isolation (Urdu).
Detailed Quarantine Procedure At Home
The booklet provides detailed instructions on self-quarantine and isolation at home (Urdu).
Guiding Principles for Philanthropists, Organizations, and Departments
The booklet provides the guidelines, explain the protocols to be considered and precautionary measures to be taken while distributing relief items as an individual philanthropist, organization, or department (Urdu).
Workplace Guidelines/ Instructions for COVID-19
The institute has issued a set of instruction and recommendations for the organization and employers to avoid spread of COVID-19 (English).
Pakistan National Education Response and Resilience Plan (K-12) for COVID-19
The Ministry has issued the plan which provides a framework of strategies and interventions for Pakistan’s education system in order to cope with the effects of COVID-19 (English).
Infographics & Posters
Protection from COVID-19
The poster explains how people can protect themselves from COVID-19 by practicing precautions that include cleaning public places, cleaning hands with soap, avoid shaking hands with others, staying at home and work from your home (Urdu).
Use Of Mask For Protection From COVID-19
The poster explains the use of the mask for both infected persons and their care-takers. It also details the other parameters for mask use, complementary practices, and proper disposal of masks (Urdu).
Symptoms and Effects of COVID-19
The poster explains the many symptoms and effects of the disease. It also details the many precautions that can prevent the spread of the disease (Urdu).
Protection from COVID-19
The video explains precautionary measures such as washing hands, avoid handshaking, and social distancing. It provides a detailed step-by-step procedure for handwashing (Saraiki).
Importance Of Social Distancing
The video elucidates the usefulness of social distancing and how to maintain the distance. It also explains the measures that the government has taken to ensure social distancing and to encourage staying inside (Urdu).