Stigma associated with COVID-19 poses a serious threat to the lives of healthcare workers, patients, and survivors of the disease.
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In late December 2019, a new coronavirus was discovered in the Chinese city of Wuhan. As the disease eventually dubbed COVID-19 spread from that region to the rest of the world, something else came with it — an “infodemic” of rumors and misinformation.
This fact sheet explains that misinformation about coronavirus and COVID-19 can create fear and hostility that hurts people and makes it harder to keep everyone healthy.
It is important to remember that people – including those of Asian descent – who do not live in or have not recently been in an area of ongoing spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, or have not been in contact with a person who is a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 are not at greater risk of spreading COVID-19 than other Americans.
This technical brief includes important considerations and resources to support country programs in recognizing and working to reduce stigma around COVID-19.
The WHO FGM Cost Calculator has two primary functions. It estimates the current and projected financial health care costs associated with FGM in specific countries, as well as the potential cost savings to health systems of reducing new cases of FGM.
This manual is meant for training program managers to promote the abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). It has been designed under a joint program of the United Nations Population Fund and the United Nations Children’s Fund.
On this online platform you will find instructions and advice on how to design a small & simple FGM-survey, how to extend it, how to evaluate and how to present the results. It includes instructions on:
The REPLACE project in the EU recognizes that FGM is a social norm and that each community has different belief systems and enforcement mechanisms supporting its continuation.