Zika Virus Fact Sheet

Zika Virus Fact Sheet

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Author: IFRC
Publication date: September 1, 2016
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 0.05
Country: Regional
Theme(s): Health
Tagged in: Zika virus
Resource type: Factsheet

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Guidance for planning community health and crisis response for Zika

Guidance for planning community health and crisis response for Zika

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This document has been developed to guide the IFRC and National Societies’ response to the spread of Zika virus infection and its possible association with birth defects and neurologic conditions.
Evidence about Zika virus disease is starting to emerge rapidly; subsequently the guidance and best practices may change. It is recommended to check and recheck the resources frequently at http://ifrc-media.org/interactive/zika-virus-know-more-and-take-action/

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Author: IFRC
Publication date: February 16, 2016
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 0.3
Country: Regional
Theme(s): Health
Tagged in: Zika virus
Resource type: Briefing paper, Guidelines

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Epidemic Control for Volunteers – Pacific Toolkit – Disease Tool 2 Act Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika (May 2016)

Epidemic Control for Volunteers – Pacific Toolkit – Disease Tool 2 Act Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika (May 2016)

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Author: IFRC
Publication date: May 1, 2016
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 0.6
Country: Regional
Theme(s): Health
Tagged in: ECV, Zika virus

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Epidemic Control for Volunteers – Pacific Toolkit – Disease Tool 1 You can Prevent Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika (May 2016)

Epidemic Control for Volunteers – Pacific Toolkit – Disease Tool 1 You can Prevent Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika (May 2016)

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Author: IFRC
Publication date: May 1, 2016
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 0.4
Country: Regional
Theme(s): Health
Tagged in: ECV, Zika virus

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Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Toolkit – School/Youth Module

Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Toolkit – School/Youth Module

Purpose:

The Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention school / youth module is intended for volunteers, educators, and peer educators teaching children from ages 7 – 16 in a school or youth club setting about the transmission, symptoms, treatment and prevention methods to address Zika, dengue and chikungunya (ZDC).

Overview:

The school / youth module is comprised of 5 topics which should be taught in sequential order. The included tools, talking points and activities allows children to learn in an interactive way about how ZDC is transmitted, how to prevent mosquito bites and reduce mosquito populations through collective school community action and social and behavior change techniques as well as what to do if a child suspects that s/he or a family member thinks they may have contracted Zika, dengue or chikungunya. The materials also address stigma associated with ZDC and help to set a supportive environment for preventing disease as a collective group through ongoing school community action.

Usage: Guideline for implementation

Audience: National Society staff and volunteers

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Publication date: January 1, 2016
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 14.6
Country: Global, Regional
Theme(s): Health
Resource type: Toolkit

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Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Toolkit – Prevention Toolkit

Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Toolkit – Prevention Toolkit

Purpose:

The Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention toolkit is intended to be used with the Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention modules. The toolkit features full-colour imagery, interactive formats and games material to teach all audiences according to the methodology suggested in the module guides.

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ZDC Prevention Toolkit content

ZDC Prevention Toolkit content

Usage: Guidance for project implementation

Audience: National Society staff and volunteers

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Publication date: December 28, 2016
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 20.641
Country: Global, Regional
Theme(s): Health
Resource type: Toolkit

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Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Prevention Toolkit – Community Module

Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya Prevention Toolkit – Community Module

Purpose:

The Zika, dengue and chikungunya prevention community module is intended for volunteers teaching and coaching adults (ages 17 +) about the transmission, symptoms, treatment and prevention methods to address Zika, dengue and chikungunya (ZDC).

Overview:

The community module is comprised of 5 topics which we advise teaching in sequential order for maximum effect. The included tools, talking points and activities allows volunteers to teach communities in an interactive way about how ZDC is transmitted, how to prevent mosquito bites and reduce mosquito populations through community action and social and behavior change techniques as well as what to do if a community thinks they may have contracted Zika, dengue or chikungunya. The materials also address stigma associated with ZDC and helps to set a supportive environment for preventing disease as a collective group through ongoing community
action.

Usage: Guidance for project implementation

Audience: Technical staff and volunteers

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Publication date: January 1, 2016
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 14.8
Country: Global
Resource type: Toolkit

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Comic Book: Protecting Communities – Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Comic Book: Protecting Communities – Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Purpose:

This comic book is a children-friendly tool to support school safety, to raise awareness and prevention of mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue, zika and chikungunya, with the key messages: clean up, cover up and keep it up.

Usage: Training, awareness-raising materials

Audience: Communication staff, Volunteers, Youth

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Publication date: December 26, 2016
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 1
Country: Regional

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Community Health Preparedness of Zika and Dengue | 19-21 October 2016 | Ben Tre, Viet Nam

Community Health Preparedness for Zika and Dengue Training participants group photo

Community Health Preparedness for Zika and Dengue - Community discussion

Viet Nam Red Cross (VNRC) conducted the Community Health Preparedness of Zika and Dengue on 19-21 October 2016 in Ben Tre Province. A total of 34 participants from 24 high-risk areas took part in this training. It is expected that the participants are equipped with the knowledge and skills in taking preparedness action in response to the spread of Zika virus. Under KOICA funded project, VNRC with technical support from CCST Bangkok and Vietnam Office provided an update training on behaviour change communication (BCC) on  Zika virus to its trained staff on epidemic control for volunteers (ECV) as well as incorporating Zika virus into their existing key messages on dengue fever prevention. The expectations of all participants have been evaluated and achieved their objectives.

Community Health Preparedness for Zika and Dengue - Community mapping the breeding sites of mosquitosThe training included sessions on:

  1. Zika basic information and transmission and epidemics;
  2. Application of ECV and BCC in fighting against Zika and Dengue;
  3. Zika virus disease management;
  4. Community health preparedness on Zika and Dengue;
  5. Preparation of community assessment/discussion and household visits,
  6. Group assignments and presentations after conducted community assessment and household visits (included the exercise of drafting the action plan and community mapping).

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