We conduct home visits to reach people with hearing loss on covid 19 health information.
Health education of people with hearing loss on covid 19 so as they are equipped with right information.
We use sigh language, visual images, pictures, videos and procedure to help people with hearing loss also learn on covid 19, its spread and in particular preventive measures.
In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?
We have educated deaf people and they are able to practise hand hygiene .
They are actively practising social distancing.
They know know where to report/ go in case one has signs and sypotoms of corona virus
In what ways did you share this information?
We are using WhatsApp.
We share videos demonstrating preventive strategies for corona virus.
Being a National trainer of Trainees on covid 19 in Uganda iam using MOH guidelines, materials and protocols.
Am also using Uganda sign language text book.
What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?
How covid 19 can be signed, in sign language.
Generally we lack information about covid 19 targeting marginalised group like deaf and blind people.
What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?
People with hearing loss
People with vision loss.
Pregnant and lactating mothers .