Social Stigma and COVID-19 (WHO + RedCross RCS)

Sources: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (1), UNICEF (27), World Health Organisation (WHO) (98)
Social Stigma and COVID-19 (WHO + RedCross RCS)

Unicef, The World Health Organization and The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies have provided a way to address social stigma that has happened with the virus.

The level of stigma addressed is:

  1. It is a new disease with many unknowns.
  2. We are afraid of the unknown.
  3. It’s easy to associate feat with “others”.

They also address ways to counter social stigma.

  1. Words matter.
  2. Do Your Part.
  3. The article also provides communication tips and messages.

Read the entire article here.

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